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Butter Pecan Peach Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Peach Ice Cream is peachy, crunchy, creamy, salty and sweet. It has something for everyone. ---- Recipe inspiration - Cuisinart recipe booklet
Course Dessert
Servings 5 cups
Author Susie Gall

Ingredients

  • For the Butter Pecans:
  • ¼ cup 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup pecans - chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
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  • For the Peach Ice Cream:
  • 2 cups fresh chopped peaches – peeled and pitted
  • ¾-1 cup sugar – depending on sweetness of peaches
  • ¾ cup skim milk
  • ¼ t salt
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 1 ½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon peach liqueur opt.

Instructions

  1. NOTE* Please read all instructions and notes before beginning.
  2. For the butter pecans:
  3. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-low heat.
  4. Add pecans and the salt then cook until pecans are fragrant and golden.
  5. Stir often and watch closely or the pecans will burn.
  6. This process will take 5-8 minutes.
  7. Remove the pecans to a paper-towel covered plate to let cool.
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  9. For the ice cream:
  10. Place peeled, chopped peaches in a medium bowl.
  11. Sprinkle sugar over the peaches and set aside for 15-30 minutes to macerate.
  12. Once the peaches have rested for 15-30 minutes, pour them into a blender or food processor and pulse a few times depending on the desired consistency.
  13. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, milk, salt, cream, vanilla, and lemon juice.
  14. Use a mixer on low speed or whisk until the sugar is dissolved.
  15. Add in the pulsed peaches and mix well.
  16. Cover and refrigerate 1-2 hours or overnight.
  17. When ready to make the ice cream, follow the directions for your ice cream maker.
  18. If using an ice cream maker like a Cuisinart, add the pecans and liqueur five minutes before mixing is complete - so 10 minutes or so after beginning the churning process.
  19. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The ice cream will be creamy and soft. If a firmer consistency is desired, pour the ice cream into a freezer container, cover tightly and freeze for 2 hours.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes / Total Time: 3 hours