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French Vanilla Ice Cream

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Light cream 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Vanilla bean 1
  Egg yolks 8
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Scald the milk, cream and vanilla bean in the top of a double boiler. Remove vanilla bean.
2. Blend the egg yolks with the sugar and salt. Stir in some of the scalded milk and return to the mixture in the double boiler. Cook, stirring, until thick (the mixture will coat a metal spoon).
3. Remove from the hot water and cool quickly in cold water, stirring occasionally. Chill thoroughly. Freeze in a hand-crank or electric freezer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vanilla
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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