Old-Fashioned Praline Ice Cream

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 1 1/2
Difficulty Easy


  • 1 (12 oz.) can PET® Evaporated Milk
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup Smucker's® Caramel Flavored Topping
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted


  • Step 1

    HEAT evaporated milk in medium saucepan over medium heat to 175°F. Whisk egg yolks, brown sugar and salt in medium bowl until well blended. Gradually whisk about one-third of hot milk into egg mixture. Return mixture to saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches 160°F. Remove from heat.

  • Step 2

    WHISK cream, caramel topping and vanilla into ice cream mixture until blended. Fill a large bowl about halfway with ice cubes and very cold water. Set a 2-quart bowl inside the large bowl. Pour ice cream mixture into the 2-quart bowl. Stir until very cold, about 5 to 10 minutes.

  • Step 3

    FREEZE in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions. When mixture begins to thicken, add pecans to ice cream maker. Pack frozen mixture into a freezer-safe container. Cover and freeze until firm, about 3 hours.