Apricot and Custard Ice-Cream


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This rich, creamy and sinful ice-cream uses a strong tasting fruit like dried apricot to compliment the fragrant flavour of vanilla custard. Serve it as a sundae as shown in the picture, layered with fresh cream and apricot pulp.

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Serves 4 to 6.
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Ingredients


2 1/2 cups milk
1 tbsp vanilla flavoured custard powder
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup (100 grams) fresh cream
1 cup dried apricots (kuumani/jardalu), soaked for 4 to 6 hours

Method
  1. Deseed the apricots and bring them to a boil. Cool completely, drain and keep aside.
  2. Dissolve the custard powder in ½ cup cold milk and keep aside.
  3. In a non-stick pan, combine the milk and sugar and bring it to a boil.
  4. Add the custard powder mixture and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes till the custard is thick. Strain the mixture if it appears lumpy.
  5. Cool completely, add the cream and apricots and mix well.
  6. Pour into a shallow container and cover and freeze till it is almost set.
  7. Divide it into 2 batches and churn each batch separately in a blender till the ice-crystals break down.
  8. Transfer into a shallow container. Cover and freeze till firm.

Tips
  1. If you do not have vanilla flavoured custard powder handy.
  2. Substitute it with 1 tablespoon of cornflour, ½ teaspoon of vanilla essence and a few drops of yellow food colour.
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foodie $1234December 27, 2010

Very yummy and the combination of Apricot and Vanilla custard is too good.

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Reviewed December 27, 2010by foodie $1234

Very yummy and the combination of Apricot and Vanilla custard is too good.

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