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Homemade Bacio Gelato (without an ice cream maker)

Prep Time20 mins
Resting Time6 hrs
Course: Dessert, gelato, icecream
Keyword: gelato fatto in casa, homemad icecream
Servings: 4


  • 150 g condensed milk ½ cup
  • 300 g whipping cream 10.14 fl oz
  • 150 g peeled hazelnuts 50g+100g = ⅓ cup + ¾ cup
  • 50 g sugar ¼ cup
  • 110 g milk chocolate 4.8 oz
  • 100 ml warm milk ½ cup


Hazelnut Paste

  • Blend 100g (3/4 cup) of hazelnuts with 50g (1/4 cup) of sugar in a
    mixer until they become an oil creamy compound.


  • Melt the milk chocolate, in the warm milk and let it cool cream.
  • Semi-Whip the cream.
  • Add the condensed milk with movements from the bottom upwards.
  • Add hazelnut paste and chopped hazelnuts (50g =1/3 cup).
  • Add the milk chocolate cream (always with movements from bottom to
  • Pour the mixture into a cold steel bowl (previously put the bowl
    in the freezer).
  • Put in freezer for 6 hours.
  • And then scoop them into some nice bowls!


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