Peanut-Ice-CreamServes: Makes about 1L
Cooking Time: 1 hour plus freezing time

This delicious peanutty ice cream is the perfect summer treat. Enjoy on its own, or pair it with another dessert – either way, you’ll be happy you tried it!


6 egg yolks

¾ cup (75 mL) granulated sugar

2 cups (500 mL) milk

2 cups (500 mL) peanut butter

2 cups (500 mL) cream

1 tbsp (15 mL) vanilla


Whisk egg yolks with sugar until frothy and blanched, about 5 minutes.

Heat the milk. Integrate the milk gradually to yolks. Return to saucepan and heat until it starts to thicken, stirring with a wooden spoon, add the peanut butter. Remove from heat.

Whisk the cream until it holds soft peaks; fold in the cream until blended; add vanilla.

Pour in plastic mold, cover and freeze until it thickens. Serve with ice cream scoop. You can add red fruit jam.


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Did You Know?

  • peanut-butter-jar
    Peanut butter was invented around 1890 as a health food for the undernourished.
  • peanut
    The peanut is also called the earthnut, groundnut and goober pea.
  • peanut-protein
    The peanut contains more protein than any other nut.
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    Peanuts are 100 per cent cholesterol-free and contain oleic acid, a heart-healthy source of unsaturated fat.

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