Leave it to author Nik Sharma to create an affogato recipe that infuses ground turmeric and fresh ginger. The flavors are unlike any other you've sipped.

Nik Sharma
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a Dutch oven or large saucepan combine milk, half-and-half, sugar, honey, turmeric, and salt. Cook and stir constantly over medium-high until milk starts to boil vigorously. In a small bowl whisk together cornstarch and 2 Tbsp. water. Whisk into milk mixture. (Reduce heat to medium if milk bubbles up too fast). Let boil 4 minutes, stirring constantly, or until mixture resembles custard and coats the back of a spoon.

  • Strain hot mixture through a sieve if necessary. In a large bowl whisk hot mixture into cream cheese; chill.

  • Using a garlic press or a piece of cheesecloth, squeeze and collect juice from grated ginger. Stir juice into ice cream base. Pour mixture into ice cream maker. Churn according to manufacturer's instructions. Transfer to a container. Freeze at least 4 hours.

  • To serve, scoop ice cream into dishes or mugs. Top with hot coffee. Serves 8.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; 12 g total fat; 8 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 38 mg cholesterol; 239 mg sodium. 219 mg potassium; 32 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 30 g sugar; 5 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 431 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 7 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 147 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;