Orange Cointreau Ice Cream

  • Total Time

    25m
  • Serves

    6

  • Skill Level

    Easy
  • Dietary Needs

    GF/NF/Veg
    • Gluten free
    • Nut free
    • Vegetarian
  • 1 Review

    3 star rating

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

Method

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

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

  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.

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

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

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

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Reviews

  1. 3 star rating

    The alcohol in teh Cointreau totally evaporated and the ice cream lost its tooth. Shouldn’t we add the liqueur just before freezing?
    ________________________________________________
    Hello,

    As long as you don't boil the alcohol it shouldn't evaporate.

    Happy Baking!.

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