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Maltese Ice Cream

Course Dessert
Cuisine Maltese
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 1 pint
Author International Cuisine


  • 2 cans evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • rind of 1 lemon grated
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • nuts of your choice about 1/2 cup


  • In a saucepan put 1 can of milk, cinnamon stick and lemon rind and bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Pour the mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a a stainless steel bow and discard the rind and cinnamon stick.
  • Mix in the other can of milk, cream and vanilla
  • Chill in the freezer for about 30 minutes
  • In your ice cream makers, pour in the chilled mixture and let it churn until the desired consistency.
  • Serve with crushed nuts