Creme De Menthe Gelato Recipe

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Creme De Menthe Gelato
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  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream


  1. Set aside a large bowl of ice water.
  2. In a saucepan, bring milk and half of sugar to a simmer, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add crème de menthe.
  3. In another bowl, mix or whisk yolks and remaining sugar until thick and pale. To this add hot milk slowly, whisking, and pour mixture back into saucepan when finished.
  4. Cook over moderately low heat, stirring constantly, for approx 20 minutes. (170F) Do not allow mixture to boil!
  5. Pour custard through a fine sieve into a freezer container, stir in cream and set in the bowl of ice water to cool.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until cold (1 to 4 hours).
  7. Press plastic wrap to the surface of the mixture and cover container with a lid. Put in the freezer until frozen, (1.5 to 3 hours).
  8. Remove from freezer and whisk with a hand blender to break up any ice crystals.
  9. Return to freezer.
  10. Repeat process one to three more times until it reaches desired smoothness.
  11. Garnish with mint leaves or shaved chocolate.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 397.39 Kcal (1664 kJ)
Calories from fat 119.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.33g 21%
Cholesterol 219.28mg 73%
Sodium 132.13mg 6%
Potassium 281.79mg 6%
Total Carbs 50.77g 17%
Sugars 49.59g 198%
Protein 10.63g 21%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 192.4mg 19%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 152.82 Kcal (640 kJ)
Calories from fat 46.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.12g 21%
Cholesterol 84.33mg 73%
Sodium 50.81mg 6%
Potassium 108.37mg 6%
Total Carbs 19.52g 17%
Sugars 19.07g 198%
Protein 4.09g 21%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 0.4mg 6%
Calcium 74mg 19%

* 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

  • 9.1
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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