Apricot Ice Cream

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • 4 servings

For sure, apricot is not the first fruit that comes to mind when thinking of ice cream, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try it. We found it delicious, especially if you reserve some apricots, caramelize and flambee, and then serve them with your ice cream.

Ingredients Needed for Apricot Ice Cream

10 apricots
2 tablespoons of powdered sugar
1 ½ cups of whipping cream
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon cognac
½ lime

How to Cook Apricot Ice Cream

  1. Remove the skins and the pits of the apricots. Keep two of them for using later on.
  2. Add the peeled apricots in a tall glass container. Use the immersion blender and blend them until smooth.
  3. Pass the blended apricots through a strainer and press, so you can obtain a smooth, clear liquid, with a sauce like consistency.
  4. Mix it with powdered sugar.
  5. Pour the whipping cream into a large bowl. Mix it until thickens, and stiff peaks appear. Add the apricot sauce and mix it with the whipped cream until smooth.
  6. Cover the bowl with plastic foil and freeze it for 2 hours.
  7. Slice the remaining apricots. Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add the sugar and melt it.
  8. Add the apricots, cognac, and lime juice.
  9. Cook the apricots for 2-3 minutes, so you can caramelize them.
  10. Serve them on with the apricot ice cream!

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