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This fragrant Sweet Corn Basil Ice Cream is a delicious treat any time of the year. It is fully infused with fresh corn and a slightly spicy basil flavor. | RotiNRice.com #sweetcornicecream #icecream #sweetcorn

Sweet Corn Basil Ice Cream

This fragrant Sweet Corn Basil Ice Cream is a delicious treat any time of the year. It is fully infused with fresh corn and a slightly spicy basil flavor.
(Makes about 5 cups of ice cream)
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Fusion
Servings: 10
Calories: 161kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 ears corn
  • ½ cup sugar (110g)
  • cups whole milk (360ml)
  • cups heavy whipping cream (360ml)
  • 6 sprigs fresh basil leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Slice kernels off the corn cobs and place in a large saucepan. Break the cobs into thirds and combine them together with kernels and sugar in the saucepan.
  • Pour in milk and cream. Bring mixture to a boil and stir until sugar dissolves, about 2 to 3 minutes. Turn off heat and remove from the stove. Add in sprigs of basil and allow basil and cobs to steep for 1 hour.
  • Remove basil and cobs with thongs.
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  • Using an immersion blender, puree the corn kernels. Pass mixture through a sieve pressing down hard on the solids. Discard solids. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Place frozen bowl on base of ice cream maker and turn it on. Pour chilled mixture into frozen bowl and churn until desired consistency, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • If you prefer a firmer consistency, transfer ice cream to a container and place in freezer for a couple of hours.

NUTRITION

Calories: 161kcal
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