Caramel Nut and Popcorn Ice Cream

The highlights of this ice cream are the nuts and popcorn praline. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Caramel Nut and Popcorn Ice Cream
Main Ingredients Castor sugar (caster sugar), Walnuts
Cuisine Fusion
Course Desserts
Prep Time 4-5 hour
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Caramel Nut and Popcorn Ice Cream

  • ¼ cup Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 4-6 Walnuts chopped
  • 4-6 Almonds
  • 1 cup Popcorn
  • Base
  • 125 grams Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 300 millilitres Milk
  • 200 millilitres Fresh cream
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence


  1. To make the base, beat together egg yolks and castor sugar in a bowl till the mixture reaches ribbon consistency.
  2. Heat together milk, cream and vanilla essence in a non-stick pan and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the boiling mixture to the egg mixture and whisk continuously. Pour the mixture back into the pan, place on heat and cook on low heat, stirring continuously, till thick.
  4. Pass the custard through a strainer and place in a cool place till completely cooled. Stir from time to time to prevent skin forming. Strain again if there are any lumps remaining.
  5. Heat a non-stick pan, add castor sugar and cook till it caramelizes. Add walnuts, almonds and popcorn and mix well.
  6. Transfer the mixture onto a silicon mat and let it set.
  7. Break it into small pieces, add to the custard mixture and mix well.
  8. Pour the mixture into an ice-cream tin, cover and freeze till fully set.
  9. Demould, slice and serve.