Creamy Cannoli Gelato


Ingredients: 3 cups milk, 1 cup heavy cream, 2⁄3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 12 ounces mascarpone cheese, 1/4 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips, 1/4 cup maraschino cherry, chopped finely, 1/4cup almonds, chopped finely and toasted

Directions: Combine the milk, cream and sugar in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a simmer. Remove from heat. Add vanilla. Let cool for 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Stir in mascarpone until mixed well. Add chocolate chips, cherries and almonds. Transfer to ice cream freezer and freeze according to the manufacturer’s directions.