Thursday, March 24, 2016

Meyer Lemon Ice Cream #recipe @LucyBurdette #giveaway



LUCY BURDETTE: Shortly after the purchase of our new ice cream maker, my sister brought me 5 meyer lemons from her yard. They needed pride of place in some recipe, right? And of course that ice cream maker is always on the verge of reproaching me…I'm waiting...

So I found and tweaked a version of meyer lemon ice cream from the blog dragonabakes. This recipe isn't quite as easy as the clementine sorbet that I posted a couple weeks ago because it involves making a custard. But take note that while I’m not a lemon lover, I loved these results!  I’m sure you could make this with regular lemons, though the meyers are sweeter and less acidic so you might need to adjust the sugar

 Meyer Lemon Ice Cream
 
Ingredients 

    finely grated zest of 3 Meyer lemons 
    1/2 cup Meyer lemon juice, freshly squeezed and strained
    3/4 cup sugar
    4 egg yolks
    1 cup milk
    2 cups heavy cream

 Grind the lemon zest and the sugar together in a food processor. Combine the lemon zest/sugar with the juice in a glass or stainless bowl and refrigerate for a couple of hours, stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, heat the milk in a large saucepan until bubbles start to form and remove from heat. 

In another large bowl, beat the egg yolks until thick and yellow. Slowly whisk the warm milk into the yolks—if you go too fast, you risk scrambled eggs.  Return the egg yolks and milk to the saucepan. Stir over medium low heat, until the mixture begins to thicken like a custard or pudding. 


Refrigerate until completely chilled.Once the lemon mixture and the egg custard are cold, combine the two and add the heavy cream. Taste to see if you need either more lemon juice or sugar. 

Pour the batter into the frozen bowl of your machine about 20 minutes before you plan to serve dessert. Hit the button and wait until frozen--then stand back for compliments!

To celebrate its upcoming publication, I have one copy of the forthcoming KILLER TAKEOUT to give away. To be entered, please share this post on Twitter or Facebook or Pinterest and then leave a comment here with your email.

Here's an easy tweet:


Tweet: Meyer Lemon Ice Cream #recipe #bookgiveaway @LucyBurdette http://ctt.ec/f7Th0+


You can order KILLER TAKEOUT wherever books are sold--it will be published on April 5! 





36 comments:

  1. Below is the link to my tweet about the post/giveaway. Thank you for hosting and for sharing this delicious ice cream recipe! EMS591@aol.com

    https://twitter.com/LizNoVeggieGirl/status/712909052016259072

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  2. Yum sounds wonderful
    Debbie Hunt Dillard
    Ddilrod@aol.com

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  3. Yum sounds wonderful
    Debbie Hunt Dillard
    Ddilrod@aol.com

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  4. Shared to fb.sounds delicious,I love lemons

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  5. My tweets roll over to FB, and I've pinned the post 0n my frozen treats board.

    https://twitter.com/Harbingerdc/status/712988790298701824
    https://www.pinterest.com/pin/63402307232724970/

    harbingerdc(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. Sounds like a great read. Tweeted. (brichar9)

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  7. I tweeted as @Suekey12
    suefarrell.farrell@gmail.com

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  8. What a delectable recipe. Lemon is my favorite flavor. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  9. Oh, yummy.
    I have an ice cream maker from around 1971! It's a White Mountain hand crank!
    libbydodd at comcast dot net

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  10. This recipe looks easy and delicious. Thanks for offering a great giveaway, too.
    kat8762@aol.com

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  11. I love meyer lemojs and Lucy's series!!!!!!!!! I tweeted and shared on Facebook. Sandy Hemsher. Sandy Hemsher@Twitter. Oneponychick66@hotmail.com

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  12. I love anything lemon, so this ice cream is sure to be a hit! Thanks for making it so easy to tweet about it! bobandcelia@sbcglobal.net

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  13. I love everything lemon so this sounds really good. Going to make it this weekend....
    herbaldi@yahoo.com.....thanks for sharing the recipe..

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  14. I am not a lemon person but hubby loves it. I am a truck eatery person though they have the best food they are all over the SF area and down the El Camino. At the mexican food trucks they have the best tacos and burritos and also the price is so cheap. Love to read this as I so relate! ptclayton2@aol.com plus will review once i read.

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  15. Thanks for the chance! This recipe sounds delicious! I now have to go buy an ice cream machine! I love this series and the covers are always so great! edtercross7304@yahoo.com

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  16. Great recipe! Thanks for the chance to win. Liked and shared onFb. I love your writing! doward1952@yahoo.com

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  17. Liked and shared on Facebook. Thanks for the chance!
    karen(dot)kenyon(at)rogers(dot)com

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  18. Yum! Wish I had that machine. Liked and shared on Facebook.

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