Dessert, Kid-Friendly

Peppermint Swirl Gelato

Cooking method:

Ninja™ CREAMi™
  • Prep time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 24h 25 mins
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 4 people

Allergies

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs, Dairy

Ingredients

  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermints or candy canes

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Method

  • Step 1

    Place egg yolks, corn syrup, and sugar into a small saucepan and whisk until fully combined and sugar is dissolved.

  • Step 2

    Add heavy cream, milk, and peppermint extract to the saucepan and stir to combine.

  • Step 3

    Place the saucepan on the stove over medium heat, stirring constantly with a whisk. Cook until the temperature reaches 170F on an instant-read thermometer.

  • Step 4

    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 the storage lid on the pint and freeze for 24 hours.

  • 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 the storage lid on the pint and freeze for 24 hours.

  • Step 6

    Remove pint from freezer and remove lid from pint. Place pint in outer bowl, install Creamerizer Paddle onto out 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

    Use a spoon to create a 1 ½-inch wide hole that reaches the bottom of the pint. Add crushed peppermint or candy cane pieces to the hole in the pint and process again using the MIX-IN program.

  • Step 9

    When processing is complete, remove gelato from the pint and serve immediately.