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Lucuma Ice Cream – a Peruvian superfood specialty

Lucuma a Peruvian superfood makes a delicious ice cream!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Peruvian
Servings: 8


  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup frozen lucuma puree defrosted
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  • n a saucepan, heat evaporated milk but do not let it boil.
  • Meanwhile, beat sugar and egg yolks until very light and voluminous.
  • Slowly add heated milk a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add vanilla, lucuma and heavy cream.
  • Mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Chill mixture in the refrigerator.
  • Churn in ice cream maker or alternately freeze in the refrigerator for 4 hours, stirring once an hour.
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