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25Prep Time

Orange Cointreau Ice Cream

1 Reviews

  • Gluten Free
  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

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

25Prep Time


  1. Step 1:

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

  2. Step 2:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Step 4:

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

  5. Step 5:

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

  6. Step 6:

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


    • 300ml Double cream
    • 300ml Whole milk
    • 6 Large free range egg yolk(s)
    • 110g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 1 Orange (zest of)
    • 2 tbsp Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
    • 2 tbsp Cointreau


  • Large saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Ice cream maker
  • Freezer container

Nutritional Information

per 134g
  • 403cal Energy
  • 31g Fat
  • 17g of which Saturates
  • 23g Carbohydrates
  • 23g of which Sugars
  • 5.5g Protein
  • 0.11g Salt

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