Vanilla Pears Ice Cream
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Vanilla Pears Ice Cream

By voice1 (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Allow 24 hours the for ice cream to freeze
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Made using whole baby pears which have been preserved in a delicate syrup with a vanilla pod.


For the ginger Ice Cream

  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 45 grams Caster Sugar
  • 450 ml Double Cream
  • 6 pieces of Stem Ginger - finely cut
  • 5 tablespoons Ginger Syrup
  • Opies Whole Baby Pears with Vanilla drained


  • STEP 1
    Whisk the eggs and sugar together in a large bowl.
  • STEP 2
    In another bowl whip the cream until soft peaks form
  • STEP 3
    Fold the whipped cream into the egg and sugar mixture.
  • STEP 4
    Add the chopped ginger and ginger syrup and gently combine.
  • STEP 5
    Pour into a suitable freezer container and freeze for 24 hours.Gently stir the ice cream after approx 2 hours to ensure even distribution of the ginger pieces. Repeat this process after a further 1 hour freezing time
  • STEP 6
    When the ice cream is ready remove from the freezer and allow to soften slightly.
  • STEP 7
    To serve drizzle chocolate sauce in a zig zag over the serving plate.
  • STEP 8
    Slice the pears thinly and gently arrange in a fan shape on the plate
  • STEP 9
    Place two quenelles of ice cream next to the fanned pears and then lightly dust with icing sugar. Decorate with a few pieces of chopped ginger
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