Coconut and Lemon Grass Ice Cream

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Thai Food and Cooking

By Judy Bastyra and Becky Johnson

Published 2011

  • About

The combination of cream and coconut milk makes for a wonderfully rich ice cream. The lemon grass flavouring is very subtle, but quite delicious.


  • 2 lemon grass stalks
  • 475 ml/16 fl oz/2 cups <


  1. Cut the lemon grass stalks in half lengthways. Use a mallet or rolling pin to mash the pieces, breaking up the fibres so that all the flavour is released.
  2. Pour the cream and coconut milk into a pan. Add the lemon grass stalks and heat gently, stirring frequently, until the mixture starts to simmer.
  3. Put the eggs, sugar and vanilla essence in a large bo