4 hr 20
Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
Ingredients :
  • 300 ml Full Fat Milk
  • 284 ml Double cream
  • 115 g Caster Sugar
  • 5 Egg Yolks
  • 1 Vanilla Pod

Vanilla ice cream can go with anything, waffles or profiteroles. So being able to make you own homemade Ice Cream is a great idea.

In this ice cream recipe I have not used any special equipment except a freezer of course. No ice cream machine needed for this recipe.

Method : 
  • Bring the 300 ml of milk & Cream almost to the boil in a saucepan.
  • Add Half The Sugar
  • Strip the Vanilla pod of it's seeds and add to the milk & Cream, also throw in the pod skin.
  • Separate the egg yolks and whisk together with the rest of the sugar until light and thick.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and allow to cool to room temperature. 
  • Mix 2 ladle's of the milk into the e gg yolks to slacken.
  • Return the milk to the heat and bring to a slow boil , add the egg mixture and whisk until the mixture thickens enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon.
  • Allow to cool in a heat proof bowl , then cover with a cartouche and freeze for 1 hour.
  • After an hour , remove from the freezer and churn the ice cream with a whisk for a few minutes. Replace the cartouche and refreeze for a further hour.
  • Repeat this process 3 -4 times.
  • Freeze overnight.

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