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Delicious French Vanilla Ice Cream

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Ingredients
  Single cream 1⁄2 Pint
  Egg yolks 4
  Vanilla sugar 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Double cream 1⁄2 Pint
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Using a wooden spoon, stir the egg yolks, vanilla sugar and salt together in a basin.

MAKING
2) In a saucepan place the single cream set over moderate heat and bring up just to the boil.
3) Pour the hot cream slowly into the egg mixture, stirring all the time.
4) Return the mixture to the pan and heat through for a moment to cook the custard, but do not boil.
5) Pour into a basin and leave until cold.
6) Stir occasionally to prevent a skin forming.
7) Whip the cream until thick, and fold in the custard mixture.
8) Pour into a 2-pint (generous 1-litre) polythene container.
9) Place in the freezer.
10) Freeze until the mixture is partially frozen, then turn out into a chilled basin and whisk quickly until smooth.
11) Return to the container, cover with the lid and re-freeze until firm.
12) The ice cream should be stored in the container and will keep for several weeks.

SERVING
13) Serve the vanilla ice-cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vanilla
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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