Animals Eating Marula Fruit
Marula is a favourite of African animals who become drunk-funny to see. The marula fruits are used in the liqueur Amarula which has a wonderful flavour. The marula fruit is also used in ice cream which I love! If you can't find the marula fruit puree use the liqueur .
Recipe fromthe Gauteng province of South Africa
Amarula Ice Cream
1 fresh vanilla pod, seeds of
15 egg yolk
250 g caster sugar
750 ml whole milk (whole milk)
500 ml fresh cream
375 ml Amarula cream liqueur
Cut pods in half lengthways and scrape out seeds.
Mix egg yolk with sugar until fluffy and white.
Heat milk, cream, liqueur and vanilla seeds.
DO NOT BOIL!
Using a fine mesh strainer remove the vanilla seeds from the mixture.
Add the milk mixture into the egg and sugar bit by bit stirring constantly.
Place over a double boiler stirring until you have a custard consistency.
Never let it boil.
Process through your ice cream machine until set.
If you do not have an ice cream machine, allow to set in the freezer for 8 hours.
Beat into a smooth texture when icicles form in the setting process.