Toasted Almond And Fig Ice Cream Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyCourse
Method

Ingredients

 Whole california almonds1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Marsala2 Tablespoon
 Dried figs8 , sliced
 Low fat milk1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Egg yolks3
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Low fat yogurt1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1633 Calories from Fat 480

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.5%

Saturated Fat 10 g50.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 575.8 mg

Sodium 559.9 mg23.3%

Total Carbohydrates 248 g82.6%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64.1%

Sugars 217.5 g

Protein 50 g99.9%

Vitamin A 15.9% Vitamin C 10.1%

Calcium 121.6% Iron 32.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Spread almonds in single layer on baking sheet.
Toast in oven 5 to 8 minutes until browned, stirring occasionally.
Coarsely chop almonds; set aside.
Sprinkle Marsala over figs in small bowl.
Cover and marinate 2 hours.
Bring milk to a boil in heavy medium saucepan.
Whisk together egg yolks and sugar in medium bowl until light and lemon-colored.
Whisk in hot milk.
Return egg yolk mixture to saucepan.
Cook over low heat until mixture coats back of spoon, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; strain into medium bowl and cool.
Whisk in yogurt.
Pour custard mixture into ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturers directions.
When ice cream is almost firm, stir in reserved figs and almonds.
Continue to churn until ice cream is firm.
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