Saturday, July 3, 2010
I haven't busted out the ice cream maker in way too long. Now, this doesn't mean I haven't been eating ice cream...I have actually been consuming Blue Bell and popsicles non-stop because of the intense heat, but I have been too lazy to attempt the making of my own frozen treats. This ended today when I found a recipe for peanut butter ice cream. Now, I've never actually had peanut butter ice cream, but it sounds good in theory.
When the ice cream maker finished churning and I scooped out the creamy goodness into a container, I of course had to save a little bit on the spoon to try...
Oh my goodness.
I will keep making this for the rest of the summer (or until I gain 10 pounds)! This is seriously the best ice cream I have made yet. Next time, I'm going to substitute Nutella for the peanut butter and see how that comes out. Oh my gosh, imagine a scoop of Nutella and peanut butter ice cream side by side. Now that's ice cream heaven!
3/4 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunky)
3/4 cup + 2 tbsp sugar
1 cup milk
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
Put all ingredients into a food processor and blend until combined.
Chill the mixture over night.
Pour the chilled mixture into your ice cream machine and churn until smooth and creamy.
Place in the freezer for about 4 hours before serving.