Basil lime ice cream
‘When you make your own ice cream, it is fun to experiment with different flavours. Ice cream made with fruit or chocolate is always tasty, but you may want to try our basil lime ice cream too. Nicely fresh on the palate. A real summer treat!’
Put the basil, milk, cream, sugar, lemon zest, salt and egg yolks in a blender or purée the ingredients with a hand blender until a smooth mass arises.
Pour the mixture into a saucepan and softly bring it to the boil until the sugar dissolves.
Remove the pan from the stove and allow the mixture to cool off to room temperature.
Then put the mixture in the fridge so that it gets really cold.
Pour the cold mixture in the ice cream maker and follow the machine’s instructions.
Serve the ice cream with fresh basil leaves and flowers.
Tip: very tasty with strawberries too