Gelato al Croccante

Caramel-Almond Ice Cream

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Preparation info

  • Makes about

    2 pints

    Appears in

    Great Italian Desserts

    By Nick Malgieri

    Published 1990

    • About

    The recipe for Croccante, provides more than you need for this gelato. If you grind up only the amount needed for the gelato, the rest will keep for use as a confection. Or grind the whole batch and sprinkle extra on the gelato when you serve it.

    Ingredients

    Method

    Prepare the basic mixture. Cool the mixture, add the ground croccante and rum, and freeze in an ice cream maker.

    Pack the gelato in a cold container, press plastic wrap against the surface, and cover the container with a lid. Store in the freezer. Serve the gelato on the day it is prepared for best texture.