Cooking method:

Ninja Ice Cream Maker NC300
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Total time: 24 hours
  • Skill Medium
  • Serves 4 people

IPA Gelato

Tip: Substitute IPA for pale ale of your choice. 

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Eggs


  • 300ml double cream
  • 120ml IPA beer
  • 90g caster sugar
  • 3 egg yolks

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  • Step 1

    Heat cream and beer in a medium saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally with a spatula until the mixture just comes to a simmer.  

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar and egg yolks until pale and sugar is fully dissolved. 

  • Step 3

    While whisking, slowly pour one-quarter of cream mixture into the egg mixture. Once combined, pour in rest of cream mixture and whisk again 

  • Step 4

    Pour mixture into saucepan and cook over low heat for 68 minutes, whisking or stirring constantly until the mixture coats the back of a spoon and is the consistency of double cream, or until the temperature reaches 7479°C on an instant-read thermometer.  

  • Step 5

    Remove gelato base from heat and pour through a sieve into the tub. Place tub into an ice bath to cool. Once cooled, place storage lid on tub and freeze for 24 hours. 

  • Step 6

    Remove tub from freezer, remove lid, then place tub in outer bowl. Install paddle into outer bowl lid and lock the lid assembly on the outer bowl. Place bowl assembly on motor base and twist the handle right to raise the platform and lock in place. 

  • Step 7

    Select GELATO. 

  • Step 8

    Once processing is complete, add mix-ins or remove gelato from tub and serve immediately.