Pumpkin Gelato (Gelato di zucca)

Ah, the fall season: falling leaves, crisp air, cider, and pumpkins. This recipe is perfect for when you want the fall feeling but in deliciously cold, creamy form.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 10 hours 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3½ cups whole milk
  • 1 can pumpkin purée
  • ⅔ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. cardamom
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • 4 Tbsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • Combine 2 cups of the milk, pumpkin purée, brown sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  • While pumpkin mixture heats up, make a slurry with the remaining milk and cornstarch.
  • When pumpkin mixture comes to a boil, add slurry and stir. Bring back to a boil while stirring constantly, then remove from heat. Bring to room temperature, seal tightly, and refrigerate 8 hours.
  • Add to your ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing. Stop the churning just as the gelato is just frozen.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3½ cups whole milk
  • 1 can pumpkin purée
  • ⅔ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. cardamom
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • 4 Tbsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • Combine 2 cups of the milk, pumpkin purée, brown sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  • While pumpkin mixture heats up, make a slurry with the remaining milk and cornstarch.
  • When pumpkin mixture comes to a boil, add slurry and stir. Bring back to a boil while stirring constantly, then remove from heat. Bring to room temperature, seal tightly, and refrigerate 8 hours.
  • Add to your ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing. Stop the churning just as the gelato is just frozen.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat3.5g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium120mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars23g
Protein4g