Basil Ice Cream Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Basil Ice Cream

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Ingredients

Preparation

Makes 1 pint

VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE

INGREDIENTS:
3 oz. fresh basil leaves
1 14 oz. can coconut milk
6 Tbs. maple syrup
2 Tbs. rice syrup
1½ tsp. vanilla extract
pinch sea salt

INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Bring medium pot of salted water to a boil. Prepare large bowl of ice water for ice bath.
2. Blanch basil in boiling water 1 second. Drain, then transfer to ice water to cool. Drain, and squeeze out excess water.
3. Blend coconut milk, maple syrup, rice syrup, vanilla extract, salt, and basil in blender until smooth. Transfer mixture to ice cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.

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