Maple Ice Cream

Updated July 1, 2017 by
maple ice cream
Diana Rattray

This maple ice cream is made with pure maple syrup, egg yolks, and cream. It's a rich and delicious custard type of ice cream.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes



  1. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, bring the heavy cream to a simmer.
  2. In a bowl, combine the maple syrup, cornstarch, and egg yolks; whisk to blend thoroughly.
  3. Pour about one-third of the simmering cream into the egg yolk mixture while whisking constantly. Pour the egg yolk mixture back into the saucepan. Stir to blend.
  4. Lower the heat to medium-low and heat until hot and slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Do not boil.
  5. Pour through a mesh strainer into a clean bowl. Stir in the milk and vanilla. Cover and chill thoroughly.
  6. Freeze in an ice cream machine following manufacturer's directions.

Makes About 8 Servings (1 Quart)

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