Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2010

Ingredients

  • 2 cups homogenized milk
  • 1 cup 10% cream
  • 5 whole peppercorns
  • 1 strip lemon rind
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pkg (8 oz/250 g) cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 graham wafers coarsely crushed
Sour Cherries:
  • 1 jar (28 oz/796 ml) red sour cherry in light syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar

Method

In saucepan, heat together milk, cream, peppercorns and lemon rind until tiny bubbles form around edge. Remove from heat and let steep for 10 minutes.

In large bowl, whisk together egg yolks, sugar and salt; slowly whisk in cream mixture. Return to clean pan and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until thick enough to coat back of spoon, 8 to 10 minutes. Strain into clean bowl or large measuring cup.

In large bowl, beat cream cheese until light and smooth. Beat in about 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the warm cream mixture. Scrape down side of bowl.

Slowly beat in remaining mixture and vanilla. Strain into clean bowl; chill in ice bath for 10 minutes. Place plastic wrap directly on surface; refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours.

Freeze in ice-cream machine according to manufacturer's instructions. Or transfer to 9-inch (2.5 L) square metal cake pan and freeze until almost solid, about 2 hours. Break up and purée in food processor until smooth.

Sour Cherries: Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring cherries in syrup and sugar to boil over medium-high heat. Boil, stirring occasionally, until syrupy, about 20 minutes. Transfer
to heatproof bowl. Let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until cold, 1 hour. Strain; set cherries aside.

Spread one-third of ice cream in airtight plastic container. Sprinkle with half each of the cherries and graham crumbs. Repeat once. Top with remaining ice cream. Seal; freeze until firm, at least 4 hours.

Nutritional facts Per Serving: about

  • Sodium 172 mg
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 466.0
  • Total fat 21 g
  • Potassium 259 mg
  • Cholesterol 205 mg
  • Saturated fat 11 g
  • Total carbohydrate 65 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 14.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 28.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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