May 25, 2024

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Jalapeño Ice Cream – The Infinite Meal®

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Jalapeño Ice Cream in a green dessert bowl topped with jalapeno slices



  • Add the heavy cream and jalapeños to a high-speed blender and mix till clean and mixed, about 2 minutes – see notes. Pressure the combination by a fine-mesh sieve into a big bowl. Add the lime juice and lime zest and whisk to mix. Put aside.

    1 ½ cups heavy cream, 3 medium jalapeños, ¼ cup contemporary lime juice, 1 teaspoon contemporary lime zest

  • In a medium bowl, whisk the egg yolks and granulated sugar.

  • In a medium-sized pot, add the milk, honey, and salt and place the pot on medium warmth. When the milk is gently steaming, slowly pour it into the egg yolks, whisking continually. Return the combination to the pot and cook dinner, stirring continually, till it has thickened sufficient to coat the again of a spoon. 

    4 giant egg yolks, ½ cup granulated sugar, 1 ½ cups entire milk, ¼ cup honey, ½ teaspoon salt

  • Pressure the custard by a fine-mesh sieve into the bowl with the jalapeño combination. Whisk to mix. Place a chunk of parchment paper instantly on the floor of the custard and place it within the fridge to sit back for not less than 4 hours, or till very chilly.

  • Churn the ice cream till a comfortable serve consistency– often about 16-20 minutes. As soon as churned, switch the ice cream to a loaf pan and press a chunk of parchment paper on prime. Freeze till set– not less than 6 hours however ideally in a single day. Scoop and revel in.


Ensure to sit back your ice cream maker bowl in keeping with the producer’s directions – often for not less than 24 hours.
If you do not have a high-speed blender, you should utilize a daily blender. There can be little chunks of jalapeño should you use a daily blender. You possibly can both take pleasure in these spicy bites or pressure the blended jalapeño cream to take away them. 

  • Heavy cream provides richness and creaminess to the ice cream. We’re additionally utilizing it to assist puree our jalapenos.
  • Jalapenos add a fantastic spice and pepper taste to the ice cream. It might sound uncommon however belief me, it’s scrumptious! Go away the seeds in for extra spice, or take away them for much less spice– as much as you!
  • Lime juice and zest add a little bit of freshness and acidity to stability out the spice of the jalapeno.
  • Egg yolks add richness and thicken the custard.
  • We’re utilizing each granulated sugar and honey to sweeten the ice cream. Granulated sugar provides many of the sweetness whereas honey provides an earthy taste that pairs rather well with the jalapeno.
  • Milk is used so as to add moisture and create the custard base for our ice cream.
  • Salt helps stability out the sweetness and spice of the ice cream.



Serving: 1 = 1/tenth of the recipe, Energy: 232kcal (12%), Carbohydrates: 21g (7%), Protein: 3g (6%), Fats: 16g (25%), Saturated Fats: 10g (63%), Polyunsaturated Fats: 1g, Monounsaturated Fats: 4g, Ldl cholesterol: 118mg (39%), Sodium: 144mg (6%), Potassium: 119mg (3%), Fiber: 0.2g (1%), Sugar: 20g (22%), Vitamin A: 731IU (15%), Vitamin C: 7mg (8%), Calcium: 79mg (8%), Iron: 0.3mg (2%)