tagAlt.The Classic Italian Cream Gelato

The Classic Italian Cream Gelato

A classic dessert, this recipe for home-made cream gelato is great - you will love it alone or as a side!

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You'll certainly want to be able to make this old-school Italian treat for everyone in your family. Representing one of the classic gelato tryptic flavors (cream, chocolate, and pistachio or hazlenut), this custom recipe could very well become your new favorite flavor.

Perfect on its own, with strawberries on the side, or even at the bottom of a wonderous coffee "affogato" as poeple say in Italy, knowing how to expertly whip up a cream gelato in under 1 hour, will make this dessert an unmistakable signature dish for you to master.  And when you do, expect a long line of friends and family waiting to taste your new, lip-smacking Italian recipe!

60 total time (min)

0 cooking time (min.)


4 ingredients


207 kCal


2 steps to complete the preparation

Ingredients

for 4 servings

Cream Gelato base

  • Milk 1.25 cup
  • Whipping Cream 1.25 cup
  • Eggs (Yolk Only) 7
  • Sugar (Granulated) 1.5 cup

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Soave Vintage 2019 Wine - Bertani
0.75l

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Preparation

for 4 servings

Step

1

Of 2

Create the gelato

Beat egg yolks with granulated sugar using electric mixer until thickened and well-blended. Heat the heavy cream with the milk in medium sauce pan over medium-low heat until hot but not boiling. Remove from heat, and when cooled, slowly fold into egg mixture.  Pour mixture back into small saucepan, and heat over very low heat for a few minutes. Remove from heat.  Allow blend to cool off, and pour into ice cream maker, where it should churn for between 30-40 minutes or until consistency is correct. Once the correct consistency is reached, place into freezer.

Step

2

Of 2

Serve or store gelato

Once the correct consistency is reached in the ice cream maker during churning, you can either store in freezer until ready to enjoy, or serve promptly.  

Perfect Match

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Filippo Bartolotta

Filippo Bartolotta

Soave Vintage 2019 Wine - Bertani
0.75l

The Soave from Azienda Agricola Bertani, a light white wine from 2019

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0.75l

The Soave from Azienda Agricola Bertani, a light white wine from 2019

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0.75l

The 'Vecchio Florio' is the real Marsala Superiore, born in the centuries-old cellars and famous all around the world

View product
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0.75l

A nectar coming from rich Muscat grapes ripened in the warm wind of Sicily

View product
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0.75l

Cecchi's Vernaccia fine and intense perfume is balanced with just the right freshness and persistency. Pairs well with fish, fresh cheeses and crispy breads.

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