Coffee Almond Ice-cream

This one is a new kid on the block and an immediate favourite.

What you need

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup roughly chopped almonds
  • 1 teaspoon good salt
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons ground coffee
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

What to do now

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  2. When melted add the almonds, salt and stir
  3. Cook over a medium heat for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally
  4. Remove from the heat and strain. You can use the nut butter for something else.
  5. Leave the almonds to cool.
  6. Put the milk, ground coffee and sugar in a bowl and electric whisk it up for a couple of minutes
  7. Add the cream and vanilla
  8. Pour into the chilled ice-cream making bowl
  9. Put into the machine and turn on for 25 minutes
  10. Add the cooled almonds and mix for another 5 minutes
  11. Transfer into a glass-good-for-the-freezer-tub and store in the freezer.
  12. Eat a little at a time. It’s delicious.

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