1. Combine first 5 ingredients; beat with a mixer until smooth. Beat in crème fraîche and 1 cup milk. Stir in 3 cups milk and corn syrup. Pour into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
2. Stir almonds into ice cream; scrape ice cream into a freezer-safe container. Cover and freeze 2 hours or until firm. Scoop about 3/4 cup ice cream into each of 9 bowls; sprinkle coconut evenly over ice cream.