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Dulce de Leche Ice Cream with Salted Maple Pecans

Another easy dessert from the queen of Lazy! The nuts make this dish very special, though. Don't miss them out.
Course: Dessert
Author: Amanda McInerney - Lambs Ears and Honey


  • 1 cup pecans roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 600 mls pouring cream
  • 300 mls milk
  • 275 gms dulce de leche
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla paste
  • 1 good pinch of salt


  • Preheat oven to 170C.
  • Combine the pecans, maple syrup and salt in a bowl, stir to coat thoroughly.
  • Scatter on a lined baking tray and put in oven.
  • Stir around to ensure even browning after 10 minutes, cook for 10 minutes more or until golden. Cool on a rack.
  • Combine cream and milk in saucepan over moderate heat, bring just to the boil, then remove from heat.
  • Whisk in dulce de leche, vanilla paste & salt. Pour into bowl and refrigerate until cool.
  • Churn in Ice cream machine until frozen.
  • Sprinkle with the pecans before serving.