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Avocado Ice Cream

Avocado ice cream in three bowls, spoons, ice cream scoop and half an avocado on white marble

Avocado ice cream is a delicious and refreshing treat!

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Avocado ice cream? If you love avocados, try this deliciously refreshing and perfectly balanced dessert that isn’t too sweet. Pair it with some crisp lemon wafers for an extra zesty twist.

Did you know? You can grow your very own avocado tree from a seed!

2 large avocados, peeled, seeded, and sliced
4 cups medium or whipping cream
3 tablespoons tequila or light rum
3 large egg yolks
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
Pinch of salt
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  1. Combine the avocados and 1 cup of the cream in the container of a blender or processor. Add the liquor and whirl until smooth. 
  2. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. Beat the egg yolks with another cup of the cream. 
  4. In a saucepan, combine the flour, sugar, and salt and whisk to blend thoroughly. Slowly whisk in the remaining 2 cups of cream and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened. 
  5. Whisk half of the hot mixture into the egg yolks. Pour the mixture back into the pan and stir over medium heat for 1 minute. 
  6. Remove from the heat, stir in the vanilla, and chill for 2 hours.
  7. Combine the avocado mixture and the egg yolk mixture in the container of an ice cream machine and process according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
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