Pralines & Cream Ice Cream

Pralines & Cream Ice Cream
Pralines & Cream Ice Cream

Pralines & Cream Ice Cream

Recipes   Gluten Free     Sweets    
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk
  • 2/3 cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vodka (optional, helps reduce iciness)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1 1/2 cups Swerve Candied Pecans, chopped
  1. Set a bowl over an ice bath and set aside. Combine cream, nut milk and Swerve Sweetener in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the Swerve dissolves and mixture reaches 175F on an instant read thermometer.
  2. Whisk egg yolks with salt in a medium bowl. Slowly add about 1 cup of the hot cream, whisking continuously, to temper the yolks. Then slowly whisk egg yolk mixture back into cream. Cook, whisking frequently, until mixture reaches 180F on an instant read thermometer.
  3. Pour mixture into bowl set over ice bath and allow to cool 10 minutes, then wrap tightly in plastic wrap and chill at least 3 hours. Stir in vodka, if using, and vanilla extract. Then sprinkle with xanthan gum and whisk vigorously to combine.
  4. Pour custard into the canister of an ice cream maker and churn according to manufacturer’s directions. 
  5. Once churned, transfer half of the ice cream to an airtight container and sprinkle with half of the candied pecans. Swirl together, then top with remaining ice cream and remaining pecans and swirl together again. Freeze until just firm, 1 to 2 hours.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup

Servings 8

Calories 420
Total Fat 42g
Total Saturated Fat 18g
Cholesterol 180mg
Sodium 310mg
Total Carbs 34g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 4g
Swerve 29g
Protein 5g
Net Carbs: 4g


  • Dana De Pello

    Can you sub coconut cream in a can for the 2 cups of heavy cream? How to make this dairy free?

    • Swerve

      Hi Dana, that sounds like your best bet to make this a dairy free ice cream!

  • Dana De Pello

    How much coconut cream?

    • Swerve

      Hi Dana, you would use 2 cups of coconut cream!

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