Put your lemongrass and basil herbs to work in this unconventional and refreshing ice cream recipe that’s easy to make!
I had the pleasure of tasting this herbal ice cream while working on the Home & Family show recently.
Lily Diamond, the recipe author, grew up in a home filled with herbs so she has a taste for interesting combinations.
Enjoy your lemongrass and basil in a new way!
Ingredients for Lemongrass Basil Coconut Ice Cream
By Lily Diamond
2 (13.5 ounce) cans coconut milk
1 cup fresh basil leaves
½ cup honey
1½ tablespoons cornstarch
¼ teaspoon sea salt
1½ teaspoons lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice
6-inch length of fresh lemongrass
1 tablespoon vodka (optional, to keep scoop-able)
Ingredients for Black Sesame Brittle
? cup toasted black sesame seeds
1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
¼ teaspoon lime zest, plus more for garnish
1 generous pinch flaky sea salt
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