Pistachio ice cream: nutty ice cream classic

Cremiges Pistazien-Eis gehört zu den Eisklassikern und hat ein herrliches Aroma.
Creamy pistachio ice cream is one of the ice cream classics and has a wonderful aroma.

Pistachio ice cream is one of the Ice cream classic and is one of the most popular types of ice cream. The fine, nutty aroma paired with the green coloring makes it something very special.

This ice cream recipe was a suggestion from my "Make an ice cream wish" article. Maybe you have an idea or wish that you would like to share in the comments?

Since Pistachios very expensive are, this ice cream is not exactly cheap to make. But at least you can be sure that there are real pistachios in your ice cream and that it tastes good. Not like it can occur with many store-bought ice creams that use flavoring or worse, for example.

You can also make your own pistachio ice cream Enjoy at any time. Sometimes ice cream parlors even take this type of ice cream out of their range when the raw material pistachio becomes too expensive.

Recipe and instructions

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Pistachio ice cream

A nutty ice cream classic
4,50 from 2 Reviews
Prep Time 20 minutes
Reifezeit 1 hour
Freezing time40 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 1000 gram


  • Stand or hand blender
  • Ice machine or freezer compartment


Liquid ingredients

Dry ingredients



Preparing the ice cream mixture

  • Weigh the dry ingredients. Small quantities should be weighed using a fine scale. If any of the ingredients have become lumpy, pass them through a sieve.
    60 g dextrose, 40 g dry glucose, 30 g skimmed milk powder, 70 g cane sugar, 1 g locust bean gum, 1 g guar gum
  • Mix the dry ingredients well.
  • Put the milk and cream in a saucepan and heat the mixture, stirring until just before it boils.
    180 g cream, 530 g milk
  • Now stir in the mixed dry ingredients with a whisk.
  • Continue to stir the ice cream mixture for a few minutes until just before it boils. Then remove the pan from the heat and leave the mixture to cool slightly.
  • Now stir in the pistachio puree.
    90 g pistachio puree
  • Optional: If you want to adjust the color of the ice cream, you can now stir in food coloring.
    Food coloring
  • Leave the ice cream mixture to mature in the fridge for at least 1 hour or overnight.

Before or during the freezing process

  • Switch on the ice cream maker and leave it to cool for a few minutes.
  • Meanwhile, beat the ice cream mixture well again with a mixer and then start the freezing process.
  • Optional: Chop the pistachios and roast them in a pan without fat so that they brown slightly.
    20 g pistachios
  • Optional: Just before the ice cream is ready, add the glycerine and roasted pistachios.
    20 g glycerine


Alternatively, you can also make the ice cream without ice cream maker in the freezer perform (total time about 4 hours).
As nut ice cream becomes relatively solid in the freezer due to its high fat content, it is advisable to use glycerine here.
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