Luxuriously Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream

Luxuriously Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream

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Amazing with any dessert and a must for all recipe lists enjoy! Serve it on pie (especially Mom’s Pumpkin Pie), cake, cookies, or top with fruit.


• 1L (1 1/3 pints) double cream

• 300ml (1/2 pint) milk

• 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped

• 250g (9 oz) sugar divided into two parts

• 10 egg yolks


• In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, combine cream and milk. Place vanilla bean and scrapings in pot and sprinkle with half of the sugar. Remove from heat when it starts to boil.

• Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks together with remaining sugar in a bowl. When the cream is ready, pour a third of it into the egg mixture and whisk. Pour egg mixture into remaining hot cream and return to the heat until mixture coats the back of a metal spoon.

• Strain and chill until cold. When cold, pour into canister of an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions.