Amaretto Poppy Seed Ice Cream
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This homemade Amaretto Poppy Seed ice Cream is delightful, with a complex almond flavor and a bright crunch from the poppy seeds, it's an unexpected treat!
makes a little over a quart
- 0.75 cup whole milk
- 1.75 cups heavy cream
- 0.5 cups Poppy seeds
- 0.5 cup sugar
- 1.5 tsp almond extract
- 1.5 tsp Amaretto liqueur
- 0.5 tsp vanilla paste or extract
- Heat the milk, cream, sugar and poppy seeds in a saucepan on the stove, just until it comes to a simmer. Take off the heat and add the almond extract, Amaretto, and vanilla. Let it cool and then refrigerate for several hours until completely chilled.
- Pour the chilled mixture into the bowl of your ice cream maker and process according to your machine's directions. Mine took just 20 minutes of churning.
- Eat right away or keep in the freezer for a firmer texture.