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it hit 120 degrees here on saturday.  for those of you operating in celsius that equates to roughly THE TEMPERATURE OF THE SUN.  the one and only thing that will make a girl feel better about living on the sun: peach and pistachio coconut milk ice cream.  yes, it's a taste of heaven. and so easy to make, no heat involved, cleanup is a breeze, etc.   and i promise you it tastes like ice cream, not some half-assed ice cream wannabe.  actual creamy, sweet, rich, ice cream.  except no cow udders were involved in the production.  brilliant, right!? if it's hot where you are, make this.  if it's warm where you are, make this.  if you like eating things that taste like heaven, make this.  until tomorrow, xx- sarah  {more after the jump}



5 peaches

1 can coconut milk (full fat of course!)

1/3 cup roughly chopped pistachios

7 tablespoons succanat sugar



- in a vitamix or similar blender combine 4 peaches (pitted and halved), 1 can of coconut milk, and sugar.

- blend until peaches are liquid

- transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours

- rough chop remaining peach and pistachios

- add peaches and pistachios to mixture and pour into ice cream mixer (i used this and it works so well!) 

- follow instructions on your ice cream maker (i let mine gor for somewhere around 15 minutes) 

- serve with chopped pistachios, eat immediately! 

- store leftovers in an airtight container in the freezer and let sit for 5- 10 minutes before serving

Reader Comments (18)

I think we hit 117 over the weekend. The sunset was blood red and really eerie on Saturday night. It's only noticeable when you're not in the house, pool, car or grocery store. :)

07/01/13 | 9:29 AM | Unregistered CommenterJen@Sunsets&SwimmingPools

This looks like heaven in a bowl! Can't wait to try this.

07/01/13 | 11:8 AM | Unregistered CommenterMaryn

Reading the title, I thought it would be a very fancy, complicated recipe and I'm so happy to see how simple it is and how few ingredients it requires. This and the many other homemade ice cream recipes I've seen in blog world over the last few weeks, is definitely motivation enough to get that KitchenAid attachment!

Also, I have to admit, that although I'm sure 120 degrees is not comfortable at all, as a total summer girl at heart, I'd definitely take a little glimpse of "living on the sun" over the cool summer days we've been having! :P

Hope you're enjoying a wonderful, slightly cooler start to the week! :)

07/01/13 | 11:21 AM | Unregistered CommenterAna

i'm assuming there isn't but is there a way to make this without an ice cream maker? it looks divine!

07/01/13 | 11:27 AM | Unregistered Commentercourtney

yum! this looks so good
kw ladies in navy

07/01/13 | 2:59 PM | Unregistered Commenterkelsey

It's even hot here in San Diego, so my heart especially goes out to you desert dwellers. What a great flavor of ice cream! Stone fruit forever.

07/01/13 | 3:34 PM | Unregistered CommenterLynzie

I just checked out succanat sugar on Amazon. I'm definitely willing to try it but wonder if a slightly cheaper organic sugar will work.... Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Coconut Sugar

07/01/13 | 7:32 PM | Unregistered CommenterPaulette

Yum! This looks like a fantastic recipe.

Chase Miller
The Smell of Summer - A Boutique Lifestyle Blog

07/02/13 | 7:7 AM | Unregistered CommenterChase @ The Smell of Summer

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