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Basic Vanilla Ice Cream

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If you haven’t tried vanilla ice cream then this recipe is the best one for you. Try this Basic Vanilla Ice Cream as its too simple and its quite easy to prepare too. You do not need to be a gourmet to gauge how delicious and flavorful this dish is.
Ingredients
  Half and half/Top milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 4
  Vanilla extract 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In the top bowl of a double boiler, heat milk until film forms on surface.
2. On low heat add the sugar and salt.
3. In a separate medium bowl, beat egg yolks slightly. Gradually beat in small amounts of hot milk mixture until most of it is used.
4. Return to top of double boiler; cook, over boiling water, stirring, until as smooth and thick as mayonnaise. This will take about 15 to 20 minutes. Cool custard thoroughly.
5. Stir in vanilla to taste and the heavy cream. Cover, and chill thoroughly.
6. Pour custard into freezer container and prepare for making ice cream by packing freezer with ice and coarse salt in 8-to-l proportion. Use an ice cream maker if you prefer it

SERVING
7. Serve chilled

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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