Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Gingerbread Ice Cream

I saw this cookbook called Gingerbread a couple of months ago and as I was flipping through it, I started to realize that I wanted to make everything in the book. I had no idea how I would ever narrow it down and choose a recipe to actually make. I thumbed through it again and bookmarked a bunch of things and then, last week I had 6 egg yolks hanging out in the fridge and I knew ice cream was the answer.

I saw Tracey's post about this ice cream last week and that just help verify the fact that I was going to make it.

This ice cream tastes and smells exactly like gingerbread! It is loaded with spices and molasses. Fresh ginger is steeped in the milk/cream mixture, so it really has a great ginger flavor. This is the perfect ice cream for the holidays. It tastes like the holidays! It also stays nice and creamy, even after spending time in the freezer. If you have a gingerbread fiend in the house, they will love this!

Here is the recipe for Gingerbread Ice Cream


Unknown said...

I'm glad you enjoyed it too! I wound up giving mine away so I'm definitely going to need a second batch soon :)

Jersey Girl Cooks said...

Love all the spices in gingerbread and it sounds even better in ice cream.

Elizabeth said...

Sounds delicious!!

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Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

I AM the Gingerbread Fiend!
This looks awesome!

Beth said...

I'm truly a gingerbread fiend -- and I think this looks great!

Delectably Green said...

this sounds so wonderful - I've never come across gingerbread ice cream before - but what a wonderful idea! All the best for 2012!
Mary x