Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream
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  1. On a baking sheet, combine the butter, pecans, salt and 1 tablespoon sugar and spread into a single layer. Roast at 350° for 15 minutes. Stir and roast 15 minutes longer. Cool.
  2. For ice cream, in a large saucepan, heat the milk to 175°. Combine sugars and cornstarch; gradually stir into milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Whisk a small amount of the hot mixture into the eggs. Return all to the pan, whisking constantly. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches at least 160° and coats the back of a metal spoon. Remove from the heat.
  3. Cool quickly by placing pan in a bowl of ice water; stir for 2 minutes. Stir in the cream , syrup and vanilla. Press waxed paper onto surface of custard. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  4. Stir in the nuts. Place in ice cream freezer and freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Allow to ripen in ice cream freezer or firm up in your refrigerator freezer an hour before serving. Yield: about 2 quarts.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 202.49 Kcal (848 kJ)
Calories from fat 123.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.69g 21%
Cholesterol 37.23mg 12%
Sodium 52.11mg 2%
Potassium 130.99mg 3%
Total Carbs 18.39g 6%
Sugars 14.15g 57%
Dietary Fiber 1.01g 4%
Protein 3.15g 6%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 69.4mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 245.88 Kcal (1029 kJ)
Calories from fat 149.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.62g 21%
Cholesterol 45.2mg 12%
Sodium 63.27mg 2%
Potassium 159.05mg 3%
Total Carbs 22.33g 6%
Sugars 17.18g 57%
Dietary Fiber 1.22g 4%
Protein 3.82g 6%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 84.3mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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