Apricot earl grey ice cream
Dessert Apricots Creams
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:04:49 AM. Recipe ID 29491. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Apricot earl grey ice cream
Yield: 8 Servings
1 c Dried apricots (about 6
1/3 c Plus
2 tb Sugar
1 1/2 c Milk
2 tb Earl grey tea leaves
1 1/2 c Heavy cream
1 pn Salt
4 Egg yolks
1 tb Apricot brandy or orange
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephanie da Silva)
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1993 07:27:35 GMT In a small heavy saucepan,
combine the apricots, 2 tablespoons of the sugar and 2/3 cup water.
Bring to a boil over moderate heat. Reduce the heat to moderately
low and simmer, uncovered, until the apricots are tender, 10 to
Transfer the apricots and any remaining liquid to a food processor and
puree until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl once or
twice. Set aside.
In a heavy medium saucepan, combine the milk and tea leaves. Warm
over low heat until the milk is hot. Remove from the heat and let
steep for 5 minutes. Strain the milk through a fine-meshed strainer.
Return the milk to the saucepan and add the heavy cream, remaining
1/3 cup sugar and salt. Cook over moderate heat, stirring frequently
with a wooden spoon, until the sugar is completely dissolved and the
mixture is hot, 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from the heat.
In a medium bowl, whisk the egg yolks until blended. Gradually whisk
in one-third of the hot cream in a thin stream, then whisk the
mixture back into the remaining cream in the saucepan.
Cook over moderately low heat, stirring constantly, until the custard
lightly coats the back of the spoon, 5 to 7 minutes; do not let boil.
Immediately remove from the heat and strain the custard into a medium
bowl. Set the bowl in a larger bowl of ice and water. Let the
custard cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Whisk in the
reserved apricot puree and the brandy until blended. Cover and
refrigerate until cold, at least 6 hours or overnight.
Pour the custard into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the
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