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Pecan Vanilla Ice Cream

Ice cream with a delicious coffee & nutty taste.


  • 2 handfuls Pecans nuts or almonds

  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar

  • 2 cups strong Espresso Coffee

  • 500 ml good quality vanilla ice cream

  • Mayple Syrup


  • 1.

    Heat the oven to 350F / 180C / Gas 4.

  • 2.

    Mix the icing sugar with the pecans on a baking tray and sprinkle with a little water to make a thickish paste.

  • 3.

    Bake in the oven for a few minutes or until toasted and caramelised.

  • 4.

    Scoop out the ice cream into 4 glasses or bowls.

  • 5.

    Top with the coffee and sprinkle over the whole pecans, then drizzle with a good glug of maple syrup.


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