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Orange Cointreau ice cream

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Why not try making thisĀ orange Cointreau ice cream, perfect for a summer time treat!

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:6
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Double cream
  • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Milk (whole)
  • 6 6 Egg yolk(s) (free range)
  • 110g 4 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 1 1 Orange zest from 1 orange
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Orange juice freshly squeezed
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Cointreau

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Heat the cream, milk and orange zest in a large pan until just boiling.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Double cream
    • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Milk (whole)
    • 1 1 Orange zest from 1 orange
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Take off the heat and leave to infuse for 10-15 minutes.

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Whisk the egg yolks and sugar until pale and thick. Whisk the cream mixture into the eggs, then pour back into the pan and return to the heat.

    Ingredients for this step

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Add the orange juice and Cointreau and cook until the custard has thickened, stirring continuously. Taking care not to boil.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Orange juice freshly squeezed
    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Cointreau
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Leave to cool, then chill in the fridge for 4 hours or overnight.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Churn in an ice cream maker OR place in the freezer, stirring every hour until frozen.