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Edible Mountain — How To Make Chanterelle Ice Cream

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Time for that classic summer treat, ice cream flavored with ...mushrooms? Trust us, it’s delicious. Learn how to make Chanterelle Ice Cream with mushroom expert William Padilla-Brown.

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Chanterelle mushrooms became a delicacy of French cuisine in the 18th century. They have a sweet, fruity aroma that makes them popular in cooking, and a wonderful complement to homemade ice cream. Be careful and use a field guide if you’re picking your own Chanterelles. They have a look-alike called Jack-o’-lantern that will make you sick.

Chanterelle Ice Cream Recipe From William Padilla-Brown
 

1 Quart of Milk

13.5 oz Full Fat Coconut Milk

2 to 3 oz of Maple Syrup

Vanilla Extract to taste

A ‘mess’ of Chanterelle mushrooms, rinsed

  • Put milk in a pot on medium low heat and bring to a simmer.

  • Add the Chanterelles and simmer for 5 minutes, then remove from heat.

  • Add coconut milk, maple syrup, and vanilla to the blender, and blend.

  • Add the strained milk to the blender, along with a large spoonful of Chanterelles.

  • Blend until smooth, then let cool.

  • Add to your ice cream maker, or transfer to a pan and freeze.

  • Garnish with more Chanterelles if you like, and enjoy!

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