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Cherry Walnut Goat Milk Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream is even more exquisite with creamy, fresh-tasting milk. Made with whiskey and topped with caramelized cherries and walnuts, this dessert is always a winner with the 21-and-up crowd.

Cherry Walnut Goat Milk Ice Cream

the details

Prep Time: 4 Hours 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour
Total Time: 5 Hours 15 Minutes
Servings: 6


  • 3 c Milk
  • 1/3 c plus 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 pint of cream
  • 1/2 tbsp whiskey
  • 3/4 c chopped walnuts
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 c cherries, cut in half and pitted


  1. Combine goat’s milk and honey in a medium sauce pan and bring to a simmer (this should take about 12 to 15 minutes), stirring often.
  2. Lightly beat egg yolks in a medium bowl. Slowly mix in about a 1/2 cup of the hot milk, to temper the yolks.
  3. Pour the egg and milk mixture on the sauce pan and continue cooking over medium-low heat for another 5 minutes, stirring constantly until it thickens slightly.
  4. Remove from heat, strain and let it cool. Once it’s cool, refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Add cream and whiskey to the cold mixture and pour into the ice cream maker. Churn according to manufacturer’s directions.
  6. While the ice cream is churning, prepare the caramelized walnuts. Combine walnuts and 1 tbsp honey in a non stick skillet.
  7. Cook over medium heat for about 4 minutes, stirring often. Set aside too cool.
  8. Once the ice cream is ready, fold in caramelized walnuts and cherries.