Queso Helado

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    15

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Peruvian Kitchen

Peruvian Kitchen

By Morena Cuadra and Morena Escardó

Published 2014

  • About

Arequipa is the birthplace of this sweet artisanal ice. This recipe was given to us by celebrity chef Blanca Chávez, author of the beautiful cookbook Entre Hornos y Rocotos.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 cloves

Method

  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a heavy saucepan over high heat, with the cinnamon sticks, cloves, sugar, and grated coconut. Turn the heat off immediately.
  2. Drain and discard the spices, add the vanilla, and the cornstarch (previously dissolved in a little water). Let it cool.
  3. Process the egg yolks in a blender with the unsweetened evaporated milk. Add th