Vanilla Ice Cream
by , May 21, 2017
This creamy vanilla ice cream is a snap to prepare and freeze. It's made with an easy custard base and makes 1 pint.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
- In a medium saucepan, combine the cream, half-and-half, granulated sugar, and vanilla seeds or vanilla extract. Place the pan over medium heat and cook until it begins to boil, stirring constantly. Whisk about 1 cup of the hot mixture into the beaten egg yolks and then return yolk mixture to the saucepan, stirring constantly. Continue cooking, stirring, until it is almost boiling.
- Strain the custard mixture through a mesh sieve into a bowl.
- Cover the bowl and chill thoroughly.
- Freeze following your ice cream maker's instructions.
Makes 3 to 4 Servings