Hazelnut Ice Cream Recipe

Hazelnut Ice Cream

Hazelnut Ice Cream. A delicious way to use hazelnuts!

Recipe for Hazelnut Ice Cream


  • 1 cup hazelnuts
  • 4 cups light cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Place the hazelnuts on a cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  3. Cover and let stand for 15 minutes.
  4. Wrap the hazelnuts in a kitchen towel and rub to loosen the skins. Cool completely.
  5. Finely grind the hazelnuts in a food processor and set aside.
  6. Scald the cream in a saucepan.
  7. Whisk the egg yolks and sugar in a bowl.
  8. Gradually whisk in the hot cream.
  9. Return mixture to the saucepan and stir over medium heat until custard thickens and leave a path on the back of the spoon when you draw your finger across. Do not let the mixture boil.
  10. Remove from heat stir in the vanilla.
  11. Strain mixture in a large bowl, cover and refrigerate.
  12. Transfer the mixture to the ice cream machine, add the nuts and process according to manufacturer’s instructions.
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