- 1 1/2 pounds peaches, peeled, pitted, sliced
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 cup crumbled amaretti cookies
- 3 tablespoons Amaretto
- 6 large egg yolks
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups well−chilled heavy cream
Mix in a saucepan the remaining 3/4 cup 1/4 cup sugar water, bring to a boil over moderate heat, the walls of the pan will be washed with a pastry brush dipped in cold water, and simmer syrup until pale golden caramel.
Add 1/2 cup boiling water carefully (mixture will bubble vigorously) and simmer the mixture, stirring, until caramel is dissolved. In a small bowl, sprinkle with amaretto cookies and let stand for 5 minutes.
In a large bowl with the egg yolks Beat Electric mixer until thick and pale, add the syrup in a stream, beating, and beat until mixture cool. Stir in vanilla extract, peach puree, mix cookies and cream. Freeze the mixture in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions.