IPA Gelato

Cooking method:

Ninja™ CREAMi™
  • Prep time: 25 mins
  • Total time: 24h 25 mins
  • Skill medium
  • Serves 4 people

IPA Gelato

TIP: Substitute IPA for pale ale of your choice. 


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Eggs

Recipe tags


  • 1 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup IPA beer
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 egg yolks

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  • Step 1

    Place the cream and beer in a medium saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally with a spatula until the mixture comes to a simmer, then remove from heat. 

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar and egg yolks until fully combined and sugar is dissolved.

  • Step 3

    While whisking the eggs and sugar, slowly pour in 1/4th of cream mixture and whisk until combined. Add the remaining cream mixture and continue to whisk until fully combined.

  • Step 4

    Transfer the base back into the medium saucepan and place over medium heat. Stirring constantly, cook until the temperature reaches 165°F–175°F on an instant-read thermometer.

  • Step 5

    Remove base from heat and pour through a fine-mesh strainer into an empty CREAMi Pint. Place pint into an ice bath. Once cooled, place storage lid on pine and freeze for 24hours.

  • Step 6

    Remove pint from freezer and remove lid from pint. Place pint in outer bowl, install CREAMi Paddle onto outer bowl lid, and lock the lid assembly on the outer bowl. Place bowl assembly on motor base and twist the handle right to raise the platform and lock in place.

  • Step 7

    Select GELATO.

  • Step 8

    When processing is complete, add mix-ins or remove gelato from pint and serve immediately.