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Baci Gelato

     

This is a delicious recipe I found in my local newspaper. It's a perfect dessert to cool down in summer and the addition of Baci chocolate makes it quite decadent too.

Ingredients

750ml milk
2 tsp chocolate extract or 20g cocoa
1/4 cup Frangelico
6 egg yolks
175g caster sugar
100g hazelnuts, toasted, skins removed, then chopped
8 Baci chocolates, roughly chopped

Method

In a large saucepan, warm the milk and stir in the chocolate extract and Frangelico. Beat egg yolks with the caster sugar until pale and fluffy and stir into the warm milk.

Cook over a medium heat stirring constantly until mix comes to the boil. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

If you have an ice-cream maker, use according to the instructions. Otherwise, place mix in the freezer in a shallow container with a lid. When set but not hard, score mix with a knife and place cubes into a food processor and blend until smooth.

Fold in chopped hazelnuts and chocolates and return to freezer to set overnight.

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