Cannoli Ice Cream made with Fresh Ricotta Cheese
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Cannoli flavored ice cream made with fresh ricotta cheese.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 1 quart
  • 15 Oz Fresh Ricotta Cheese
  • Pinch of Salt
  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • ½ Cup Inverted Sugar (or sub extra ¼ cup sugar)
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • ⅛ Teaspoon Fresh Nutmeg
  • ½ Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • ¾ Cup Chocolate Chips
  1. Set aside 1 cup heavy cream in a bowl over an ice bath.
  2. In a medium saucepan heat the ricotta, salt, milk, sugar and inverted sugar until everything is melted together.
  3. Pour the heated mixture through a fine strainer into the cold bowl of cream over the ice bath.
  4. Add the nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla extract and mix well.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours to overnight.
  6. Pour cold mixture into your ice cream maker and freeze to manufacturers instructions.
  7. Add chocolate chips to churning ice cream 5 minutes before it finishes.
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