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Tonka Bean Ice Cream with Scotch Caramel Swirl

April 9, 2013

[Photograph: Anna Markow]

This ice cream is something special. The flavor of tonka bean makes the ice cream taste surprisingly like my favorite storebought flavor, Cherry Garcia. And though the caramel contains no butter, the caramel swirl is decidedly buttery and savory from the smoky scotch.

Note: Tonka beans are illegal for use in food in the United States due to their high level of coumarin. If your health is in any way compromised, don't use them. If, however, you are in perfect health and want to try this awesome ice cream, you can find the beans for sa

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