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Christoph's™ Pineapple Gelato

 A Pineapple Fruit Dessert

 Yield: 1.2 Liter

 Pineapple Gelato 02












Image Credit: HealthySeasonalRecipes




     I'm a great fan of fresh pineapple. It is also excellent as a Sorbetto — sweet and juicy.




  • 1 cup Pineapple Juice1
  • 2 cups Whole Milk2
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream3
  • 4 large Egg Yolks
  • 2/3 cup white Granulated Sugar4
  • 1 tblsp. Fresh Lemon juice5


1 Brand: R.W. Knudsen® – Just Pineapple (organic)

1 Unsweetened, from concentrate

1 Replace with juice from fresh pineapple if desired

2 Brand: Organic Valley® – Pasteurized (not ultra-pasteurized)

3 Brand: Organic Valley® – Pasteurized (not ultra-pasteurized)

4 Brand: Domino®

5 Brand: RealLemon®



Gelato Custard Base

Yield: 750ml / 3 Cups

  1. Combine milk & cream;
  2. Place over medium-low heat; bring to170°F;
  3. Whisk egg yolks; whisk in sugar until thick pale yellow;
  4. Temper – slowly pour heated milk/cream into egg yolks while whisking constantly;
  5. Cook custard over low heat to 180°F/185°F – remove;
  6. Strain custard mixture through a fine mesh; rapidly cool to room temperature – constantly stirring;
  7. Cover base with cling-wrap to seal from oxygen;
  8. Cover pot and refrigerate for 4 hours to 38°F;
  9. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to pineapple juice;
  10. Chill pineapple juice in refrigerator to 38°F;

Gelato Preparation

Yield: 1 Liter / 4 Cups

  1. Slowly mix pineapple juice into chilled gelato base;
  2. Pour gelato into ice cream machine container and churn according to your machine instructions; my settings are listed below.6
  3. Final volume: Approximately 1.2 Liters


6 Cuisinart ICE-70 Gelato setting – 20 to 25 minutes

7 Initial Ice Cream Container Temperature @ –10°F

8 Initial Volume: 1000 ml (4 cups);

9 Finish Volume: 1.2 Liters



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