Coffee Gelato

Coffee Gelato (Gelato Al Caffe)

5 large egg yolks

1 cup sugar

1-1/2 cups whole milk

1 Tbsp instant espresso powder dissolved in 1/2 cup hot water

Whisk yolks and sugar in large bowl to blend.

Bring milk to boil in heavy medium saucepan. Gradually whisk hot milk into egg mixture; then whisk in espresso mixture.

Return mixture to saucepan.

Stir over medium heat until custard thickens and leaves path on back of spoon when finger is drawn across, about 8 minutes (do not boil).

Refrigerate until cold, about 3 hours.

Process custard in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Freeze in covered container. (Can be prepared 3 days ahead. Keep frozen).

6 Servings

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