Hartford House

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Rose Geranium Ice Cream Recipe

Rose Geranium Photo : Jackie Cameron

Rose Geranium
Photo : Jackie Cameron

Rose Geranium Ice Cream

Yields : 1½ - 2 litres

Ingredients :

  • 1l Cream
  • 2 handfuls of Rose geranium
  • 6 egg yolks
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 20 ml liquid Glucose

Method :

  1. Bring to the boil the cream and rose geranium leaves, when the colour of the leaves change-remove from the heat.
  2. Cover with a lid of plastic wrap and allow to infuse for 5 or so minutes.
  3. Liquidise this, strain and return to the heat-bring to the boil.
  4. While returning this to the heat-whisk the yolks, sugar and glucose very well until light and fluffy.
  5. Add the hot cream mixture slowly to the yolk mixture-strain again and churn in an ice cream machine.
  6. If an ice cream machine isn't available place chilled mixture into freezer.
  7. Whisk every 30 minutes until frozen to allow for a light and fluffy ice cream.

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Jackie Cameron Head Chef

Jackie Cameron
Head Chef

Jackie Cameron
Hartford House, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 33 263 2713
jackie@hartford.co.za
www.hartford.co.za
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