Lemon Gelato

Lemon gelato is cold and refreshing! Great for a hot summer day. This recipe is so simple to make it will become one of your favorites.

Photo by Judith D.
Adapted from mangiabenepasta.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

1

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

1

servings

Adapted from mangiabenepasta.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup whole milk

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 5

    egg yolks

  • 2

    tablespoons grated lemon zest

  • 2

    cups heavy cream

  • 1/2

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2

    cup lemon juice

  • Makes 1 quart

Directions

Combine the milk, sugar, and lemon zest in a saucepan. Bring the mixture just to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from the heat. Cover the saucepan and allow the mixture to sit for 30 minutes. Pour the mixture through a strainer into a large measuring cup. In a bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and heavy cream. Slowly whisk the warm milk into the egg and cream mixture. Return the mixture to the saucepan. Cook the mixture over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens. Stir in the vanilla extract. Pour the mixture into a bowl, cover and refrigerate until cold, 4 to 5 hours. Stir the lemon juice into the gelato mixture. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer’s directions.

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