Lemongrass Basil Coconut Ice Cream


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

Please visit the Home & Family Show page for easy instructions!

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About the author  ⁄ Shirley Bovshow

I'm known as "EdenMaker," as well as a "Foodie Gardener" on the web, but you can call me "Shirley" anytime! When I'm not eating or growing my own food, I'm busy designing gardens and producing garden TV shows! When it's time to cook, I ask my family, "What country do you want to visit tonight?" Thank God for WeightWatchers, most of my fruits and veggies are "0-Points." Some of you know what I'm talking about!

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