Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Hands-on Time
10 Mins
Total Time
6 Hours
Makes about 1 qt.

Try a small twist on classic Butter-Pecan Ice Cream by adding a couple tablespoons of bourbon. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Whisk together first 6 ingredients; cover and chill 2 hours.

Step 2

Pour milk mixture into freezer container of a 1-qt. electric ice-cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. (Instructions and times will vary.)

Step 3

Remove container with ice cream from ice-cream maker, and freeze 30 minutes.

Step 4

Meanwhile, cook pecans and butter in a small skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, 7 to 8 minutes or until toasted and fragrant. Spread pecans on wax paper, and sprinkle with kosher salt; cool completely.

Step 5

Stir pecans and bourbon into prepared ice-cream mixture. Transfer mixture to an airtight container or a loaf pan covered tightly with aluminum foil; freeze 3 to 4 hours or until firm.

Ratings & Reviews


February 22, 2016
I made this today.  it was amazing.  And tasted great with the blackberry cobbler.