Toasted Walnut Orange Ice Cream
This is an ice cream I created when I remembered my Mother's Cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving and how good it tasted. It has a creamy texture and a delight hint of orange.—Patricia Magner, Rathdrum, Idaho
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + freezing
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/4 cup walnut halves
- 1 cup half-and-half cream
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
- 2 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a small heavy skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add walnuts; cook and stir until toasted, about 4 minutes.
- In a large bowl, beat half-and-half and sugar until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Stir in the whipping cream, cranberry sauce, orange juice concentrate, vanilla and walnuts.
- Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. When ice cream is frozen, transfer to a freezer container; freeze for 2-4 hours before serving.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 384 calories, 28g fat (17g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Cranberry, Orange Walnut Ice Cream in Taste of Home Cookbook Contest 2010/2011