If you love sweet, creamy ice cream, boy have I got a treat for you! This Homemade Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe is over-the-top rich and easy to make. Everyone loves old-fashioned ice cream and this one is going to make everyone scream for more!
Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe
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It’s no secret than Dan is a lover of all things sweet! And what puts the biggest twinkle in his eyes is ice cream. Vanilla, Black Mission Fig or Strawberry Yogurt – he loves nothing better than a sweet treat at the end of a meal!
I think his favorite part is the paddle from the ice cream maker. Usually by the time he’s done there’s more than a little bit on his shirt, but he’s a happy guy!
When my folks visited my Mom and I made it again and boy did they like it too. In fact they liked it so much we ordered a case of Torani so they could make all kinds of ice cream at home! Yes…. the whole family loves this product!
Pistachios are big in the Central Valley and I was so excited to receive a care package with a container or Pistachio Syrup. When I opened the box I knew just what I was going to make!
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This is a photo I took a couple of years back showing pistachios right before the harvest. When they are ready to harvest the skins on the outside turn a warm pink. They begin to break thru the outer shell. So beautiful!
And so delicious!
You know I could go on and on about how much I love pistachios, but instead… let’s talk ice cream!
Homemade Pistachio Ice Cream
Grocery list for Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe
- heavy cream
- whole milk
- sweetened condensed milk
- egg yolks
- pistachio syrup
- green food coloring – optional
What is the flavor of pistachio ice cream?
Good Pistachio Ice Cream will taste like the nuts.
What is the best pistachio ice cream?
Well that’s a silly question, you know I’m going to say this recipe right?!! 😋 There are some good store-bought options, but for homemade… look no further!
Why does this ice cream taste like cherries?
The best answer I have for you is because the flavoring you’re using is not correct. Often times pistachios are substituted for almonds, which is a much cheaper nut to produce. Use good quality flavoring and you’ll be enjoying pistachio ice cream!
Why is the ice cream green?
Inside the shell, pistachios are lightly green in color. However, it’s super light green. If your ice cream is green it’s from green food coloring. It will not be green naturally.
Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe
Steps to make Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe
- Separate the eggs.
- Whisk together the condensed milk, cream, milk and vanilla over medium heat – set a timer for 10 minutes and whisk continuously.
- Slowly add the egg yolks. Continue to cook and whisk. The mixture will thicken slightly.
- After 10 minutes, pour the custard into a large bowl and place it in the refrigerator. Refrigerate the custard, it must be completely cooled.
- When you are ready to make the ice cream, process according to your machine’s directions.
Love Pistachios? Here are a few more recipes from the blog!!
- Honey Glazed Orange Salad with Pistachios
- Roasted Beet Orange and Pistachio Salad
- Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad Recipe
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Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 2 cups whole milk
- 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
- 6 egg yolks
- 1/4 cup Pistachio Syrup Recommend Torani
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Separate the eggs - reserving the whites for another use.
- In a saucepan, whisk together the condensed milk, cream, milk and vanilla. Place over medium heat. Set your timer for 10 minutes and whisk continuously.
- Slowly add the egg yolks, one at a time. Continue to cook and whisk. Do not allow it to boil. Whisk the entire time. The mixture will thicken slightly.
- After 10 minutes is complete, pour the custard into a large bowl and place it in the refrigerator. Refrigerate for at least four hours - the custard must be completely cooled.*
- When you are ready to make the ice cream, prepare the machine. Process according to your machine's directions - mine took about 40 minutes.
- Shell and roughly chop the pistachios while the ice cream is processing. When the ice cream maker stops stir in the chopped nuts.
- Depending upon your machine you may need to freeze it longer, but why wait?!! We enjoy ours as soon as it's done!!
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