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Make This Now: Absinthe Ice Cream


Writer David Lebovitz claims to be “living the sweet life in Paris”. As if I telepathically screamed “Prove it!” in his face, he has a recipe on his blog for Absinthe Ice Cream.

You win, Mr. Lebovitz, you win.

A genius of sorts, he has somehow combined the world of alcohol, specifically absinthe, with ice cream. This man would be a king in America; the Robert Parker of Baskin Robbins, the Steven Tanzer of Cold Stone Creamery, the Steve Heimoff of…wait, who?

Lebovitz has what appears to be a solid recipe for Absinthe Ice Cream viewable here. I’ve tried to make the recipe, but I just end up eating the chocolate chips and drinking the absinthe…

For more on Lebovitz, check out his books “The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World’s Most Glorious – and Perplexing – City” and “Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments” on Amazon, and follow him on Twitter @davidlebovitz


  1. Chuck P. | Thursday, July 9, 2009

    I have personally pioneered another sweet treat with Absinthe named The Green Light, equal parts Mountain Dew and Absinthe over ice. My favorite is Obsello Absinthe with Mountain Dew Throwback.

  2. max | Thursday, July 9, 2009

    I’ll be trying this when I get home from work..

  3. ErinJ | Friday, July 10, 2009

    I thought I went to the wrong site at first, as I know this recipe well. This is some of the best ice cream ever to grace my Cuisinart. Lebovitz rocks.

  4. Galen Struwe | Friday, July 10, 2009

    Alan, just part and parcel to the finest ice cream reporting on the Internet.

  5. Bill B | Saturday, September 18, 2010

    hey i just came up with the Dew Throwback / Absinthe now.. but i see u put it together.. i got a better name.. I’m gonna have jack it up with something else and take it to next level…

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