Toasted Marshmallow Apple Butter Milkshakes

Ingredients: for the milkshake: 1/2 cup Musselman’s apple butter 1 1/3 cup vanilla bean gelato 1 cup milk 8 large marshmallows to serve: whipped cream cinnamon cinnamon sticks Directions: Skewer marshmallows on a wooden skewer or fondue fork. Toast over an open burner. Place on parchment paper to cool. When […]

A Grown-up Shamrock Shake

Ingredients: for the milkshake: 1 1/2 oz Branca Menta 2/3 cup double chocolate gelato 1/2 cup milk to make the syrup: 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon Brancamenta to serve: whipped cream Directions: To make the syrup: Bring water and sugar to a […]

Coachella Valley Date (Gelato) Shake

Ingredients: 1 cup 2% milk 1 cup pitted California Medjool dates 1 pint vanilla bean gelato Directions: Place the milk and dates in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Add gelato. Pulse until blended. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 large date shakes My thoughts: I had read about date shakes, the supposed […]

Blueberry Gelato

Directions:2 cups blueberries2 cups milk1/2 cup sugar2 tablespoons waterzest and juice of 1 lime Directions:In a medium saucepan bring the blueberries, water and sugar to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat and simmer until the blueberries are easily mashed and the sugar is fully dissolved. Mash with a potato […]

Kiwi Gelato

Ingredients:4 golden or green kiwifruit, peeled3/4 cup milk1 tablespoon agave nectar* OR simple syrup Directions:Place all ingredients in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Pour the mixture into a ice cream maker and churn, about 15 minutes or until frozen and creamy. Serve as is, or freeze until more solid. *Agave […]

Mint Gelato

Ingredients:3/4 cup mint leaves, chopped4 cups whole milk6 egg yolks3/4 cup sugar Directions:One the day before you want to eat the gelato, allow the mint leaves to seep in the milk overnight in the refrigerator. The next day: Pour the milk through a sieve into a saucepan. Scald the milk, […]