avacado and lime ice-cream

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Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: none

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Serves: 4-8

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: ice-cream ยท

Ingredients

1/2 pint cream
1/2 pint milk
4 egg yolks(use large eggs)
4oz(115g) sugar
2 avacados(must be ripe)
2 limes

Method

Make a custard:mix cream and milk in suitable saucepan i.e big enough, thick based stainless steel is good. Bring to boil. In the meantime mix egg yolks and sugar together until pale. Pour boiled milk mix over egg mix, stir well, return to pan, over low heat, and mix with wooden spoon until mixture coats the back of the spoon. Remove from heat and cool.
Finely grate rind of limes and mix with 2 tablespoons of lime juice. Put custard into blender with avacdos and lime. whizz. Put in ice-cream machine, or put in plastic tub in freezer, take out every 20 mins and stir until frozen.
N.B You can use this same custard base to make any flavour ice-cream, e.g instead of avacados and limes add orange marmalade, or fresh fruit.

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