Coconut Ice Cream Recipe
Coconut Ice Cream
Flavors of Barbados
Total time: more than 2 hours
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Waiting time: 4-6 hours
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note
Ice cream and fruits are very popular in tropical countries. 

You can add a fruit purée to this basic recipe to make mango, papaya, passion fruit or banana ice cream. 

Why not prepare a variety of different ice creams so you can contrast various flavors and colors?

Ingredients for coconut ice cream
- 1 grated Coconut
- 1 liter + 750 ml (4 + 3 cups) milk
- 4 eggs
- Sugar to taste
For banana or other flavors of ice cream
- Replace the coconut with 6 bananas or other fruit
- 1 liter (4 cups) milk
- 4 eggs
- Juice of 1 lime
- Sugar to taste
  1. Pour 750 ml (3 cups) hot milk over the grated coconut and let infuse for a few minutes; strain and squeeze the coconut to extract all the liquid;
  2. heat the litre of milk with the beaten eggs over low heat, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens like a custard;
  3. add the coconut milk;
  4. freeze in an ice cream maker or place in the freezer for two hours, whisk for a few seconds and return to the freezer; repeat the process once or twice;
  5. serve with fruit slices or fruit syrup.
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