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Apricot Ice Cream With Mint

Roasted Apricot Maple Ice Cream Recipe

Roasted Apricots are combined with a maple-infused cream and sweetened by the perfect amount of brown sugar. This light apricot ice cream will leave you feeling refreshed.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 27 mins
Freeze Time 4 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 47 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 8
Calories 240 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb apricots 
  • 6 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 
  • ½ cup maple syrup 
  • 1 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup half and half
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp apricot extract

Instructions
 

  • Program your oven to 375°F. 
  • Cut the apricots into half, remove the pit, and cut each half into 4. 
  • Place the sliced apricots onto a parchment-lined cookie sheet and grease a sheet pan or line with parchment paper.
  • Add the lemon juice, sprinkle three tablespoons of brown sugar. 
  • Bake the apricots for15-20 minutes until the apricots juices are released, and the apricots are slightly caramelized.
  • Allow the apricots tocool before placing them into a blender and processing it into a puree. 
  • Place the remaining brown sugar, maple syrup, heavy cream, half and half, and sea salt into a saucepot over a medium-low flame. 
  • Stir the cream mixture and scald it for 5-7 minutes until the sugar crystals have dissolved and bubbles form around the perimeter of the cream. 
  • Remove the cream mixturefrom the heat and pour it into a bowl. Stir in the pureed apricot and apricotextract and cover it with plastic wrap. 
  • Chill the apricot ice cream base in the fridge for 4-6 hours or overnight, then churn the ice cream in an ice cream machine according to the manufacturers.   
  • Transfer the apricot ice cream to a freezer-safe container and freeze it for 4-6 hours before scooping. 

Notes

  • You do not have to roast the apricots. You can also add the apricots to a pot along with the brown sugar and lemon juice and cook them for 10-12 minutes until they have softened.

Nutrition

Serving: 150gCalories: 240kcalCarbohydrates: 33.43gProtein: 2.19gFat: 11.66gSaturated Fat: 7.11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.472gMonounsaturated Fat: 3.389gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 192mgPotassium: 289mgFiber: 1.1gSugar: 29.63gVitamin A: 1542IUVitamin C: 7.5mgCalcium: 84mgIron: 0.33mg
Keyword Apricot Ice Cream
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