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Chocolate-Hazelnut Gelato

This ultra creamy, delicious recipe will have you wanting to make gelato every week. You can replace Nutella with peanut butter, almond butter, or even leave the base plain. Once the ice cream is free, feel free to mix in any add-ins: chocolate chunks, nuts, coconut or anything!

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Gelato

Servings

12

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Calories

242

Author:

Giada De Laurentiis

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan combine the milk, cream, and 1/2 cup sugar over medium heat. Cook until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl whip the egg yolks with the remaining sugar using an electric mixer until the eggs have become thick and pale yellow, about 4 minutes. Pour 1/2 cup of the warm milk and cream mixture into the egg mixture and stir. Add this mixture back into the saucepan. Cook over very low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture becomes thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  3. Place a strainer over a medium bowl and pour the warm custard mixture through the strainer. Stir in the vanilla and hazelnut spread until it dissolves. Chill mixture completely before pouring into an ice cream maker and follow manufacturer's instructions to freeze. For most ice cream makers, it will take about 20-25 minutes to churn. Freeze for at least 2 hours to solidify.
  4. To serve, scoop gelato into serving bowls and top with hazelnuts.

Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutrition Serving Size
12
per serving
Calories
242
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Carbs
20 grams
Protein
4 grams
Fat
17 grams
Saturated Fat
10 grams
Cholestrol
80 milligrams
Sodium
32 milligrams
Fiber
1 grams
Sugar
18 grams
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