Gretchen's Coconut Ice Cream

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 386.5
  • Total Fat: 16.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 219.5 mg
  • Sodium: 139.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 53.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 8.8 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup half and half
    2 cups 2% milk
    2/3 cup sugar
    3 egg yolks
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1/2 cup coconut (unsweetened)
    12 nilla wafers


Put all of half/n/half and 1 cup of the milk into a saucepan. Add sugar (stir to dissolve). Add 1 tsp vanilla, coconut, and rum. Stir to mix.

In a small bowl, add 1 cup of milk and egg yolks. Whip thoroughly. Add slowly (while mixing) to mixture in sauce pan. Combine completely.

Heat mixture until it reaches 175 degrees and remove from heat.

Put mixture into glass bowl and place in freezer. Chill COMPLETELY. (about 45 minutes).

Pour chilled mixture into ice cream maker. When the cycle is complete, add crushed nilla wafers. mix thoroughly. Put into freezer safe container and freeze for 2-3 hours minimum to set ice cream.

Serving Size: 1 cup

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NYAZGIRL.

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