Burnt Honey and Macadamia Semifreddo


What you’ll need…

3 eggs plus 2 yolks, extra

1 tsp vanilla bean paste

220g caster sugar

Pinch of sea salt

80g honey

80g unsalted butter

275g SUNBEAM Gourmet Mix, roughly chopped

150g SUNBEAM Macadamia Halves, roughly chopped

500ml thickened cream

Waffle cones, to serve


  1. Line a 2L freezer-safe container with baking paper.
  2. In a small saucepan melt butter. Add honey and cook for a further 2 mins until foamy and golden. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  3. Combine all eggs, vanilla, sugar and salt in a heatproof bowl.  Bring a saucepan of water to a simmer,  place bowl over the top and constantly beat for 6-8 mins (using an electric beater) or until the mixture is thick and pale. Remove from heat, beat in the burnt honey mixture then allow to cool for 5 mins.
  4. Beat thickened cream to stiff peaks. Gently fold the burnt honey custard, fruit and macadamias through the whipped cream, then spoon into the prepared container and freezer overnight.
  5. Serve generous scoops in waffle cones.