This recipe is really interesting. I'm a huge fan of weird ice cream flavors. Give me lavender ice cream or even Jeni's "Green" any day over chocolate. That said, this is a crazy ice cream flavor. It's not immediately delicious. True to its name, it is bitter. But, just at first. The bitterness of the orange rind is quickly followed by sweetness and creaminess. It's... interesting. And, worth making and definitely worth pairing with a rich chocolate cake...Read More
Finally I have a recipe in my Cookbook Challenge that includes gluten! Finally I get to flex my gluten-free baking muscles! Finally I get to prove that you don't need gluten to make something delicious!
Weeeelllll.... not quite. Yes, recipe no. 4 in Johnny Iuzzini's "Sugar Rush" does call for gluten, specifically barley malt syrup. And, yes, the recipe did allow me to flex my gluten-free baking muscles. Buuut, I didn't totally succeed in recreating Iuzzini's recipe. I still made something delicious, but it was most definitely not malted milk chocolate ice cream.Read More