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Dairy-free gelato

Love ice-cream but find it doesn't love you back? Fear not! This dairy-free gelato is full of delicious flavour and texture, and makes for the perfect summer treat!
dairy free gelato



1.Heat milk in a medium saucepan over a low heat until hot.
2.Whisk the egg yolks, sugar and cornflour in a bowl until smooth. Gradually whisk in hot milk. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until the mixture thickens slightly, although it will not coat the back of the spoon. Cool.
3.Return to the saucepan, cook, stirring, over medium heat, without boiling, for about 8-10 minutes or until the mixture thickens slightly and coats the back of a spoon. Run a finger through the custard on the back of the spoon – it should hold its shape. Immediately remove from the heat.
4.Pour the flavoured custard into a shallow container and freeze for about 3 hours or until almost frozen. Spoon the almost frozen mixture into a medium bowl of an electric mixer. Beat on high speed for about 4-5 minutes or until smooth and thick. Pour the mixture into a deep 1.5-litre (6-cup) container; cover and freeze at least 6 hours or overnight until firm.
5.Serve gelato scooped into cones, if desired.

Test Kitchen tips: Gelato made using an ice-cream churn will give you more volume as it aerates whilst it is churning and chilling. For best taste and texture, use gelato within two weeks.


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