Sesame Ice Cream

In a large saucepan, combine rounded 1/4 cup cornstarch with 3/4 cup milk. Stir with fingertips until you can no longer find any lumps. Add 1 cup tahini, 2 cups 2% milk, 3/4 cup sugar. Heat mixture on high until milk is steaming, reduce heat to medium to low and cook for 3-5 minutes until mixture thickens. Remove from heat, and pour through fine-mesh wire strainer. Stir in 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds.

Cool custard and freeze in ice-cream freezer.

TIP: Use soy milk instead of cow’s milk and you’ve got vegan ice cream! The fat from the tahini helps make a very rich ice cream. Tahini has more fat per tablespoon than whole cream, so despite using fat-reduced milk, this isn’t low-calorie.

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