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Easy Pistachio Ice Cream

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Pistachio Ice Cream is a mouth watering delicious dessert recipe. Try this Pistachio Ice Cream; I bet you will surely get a huge fan following for this one!
Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
  Finely chopped pistachio nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Set the refrigerator control for fast freezing.
2. Mix the sugar and cornstarch in the top of a double boiler. Add the light cream and milk and bring to a boil over direct heat, stirring constantly.
3. Mix the eggs with the salt and add a little of the hot mixture, stirring. Return to the top of the double boiler and cook, stirring, over simmering water until the mixture thickens. Cool.
4. Add the flavorings, pour the mixture into freezer trays and freeze until firm.
5. Transfer the mixture to a bowl, break up the lumps and beat in an electric mixer or by hand until soft but not mushy.
6. Fold in the whipped cream and nuts. Return to the freezer trays and freeze until firm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Nut

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