Queen Esther's Ice Cream

One of the most fun Purim desserts is Bastani, or saffron ice cream. You start with a basic vanilla ice cream and mix in some Persian flavorings to your taste. I call it Queen Esther’s Ice Cream.

Introduction

This recipe is adapted from "Food of Life" by Najmieh Batmanglij

Ingredients

  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream (dairy or pareve)

  • Rose water

  • Saffron threads

  • Pistachio nuts 

Preparation

Step 1


Scoop some vanilla ice cream into a bowl. 



Step 2


Add rose water, saffron threads, and pistachio nuts to taste.