Old-Fashioned Praline Ice Cream

Old-Fashioned Praline Ice Cream
  • Prep Time: 20 Min.
  • Cook Time: 15 Min.
  • Yield: 1 1/2 quarts


  • 1 (12 oz.) can PET® Evaporated Milk
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup caramel topping
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted


  • HEAT evaporated milk in medium saucepan over medium heat to 175°F. Whisk egg yolks, brown sugar and salt in medium bowl until well blended. Gradually whisk about one-third of hot milk into egg mixture. Return mixture to saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches 160°F. Remove from heat.
  • WHISK cream, caramel topping and vanilla into ice cream mixture until blended. Fill a large bowl about halfway with ice cubes and very cold water. Set a 2-quart bowl inside the large bowl. Pour ice cream mixture into the 2-quart bowl. Stir until very cold, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  • FREEZE in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions. When mixture begins to thicken, add pecans to ice cream maker. Pack frozen mixture into a freezer-safe container. Cover and freeze until firm, about 3 hours.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving

    Serving Size 1/12 of recipe, abt 1/2 c, Calories Per Serving 250, Total Fat 15g, Calories From Fat 140g, Saturated Fat 7g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 85mg, Sodium 95mg, Carbohydrates 25g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugar 22g, Protein 4g;Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%, Calcium 10%, Vitamin C 2%, Iron 2%.

    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.