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Vanilla Ice Cream

Description: Vanilla ice cream.
Yield: 1 quart

Qty Unit Ingredient
4 Egg Yolks
1 c. Milk
4 oz. Sugar
1 c. Heavy Cream
2 tsp. Vanilla


  1. Heat milk in a sauce pan over medium low (do not boil)
  2. Mix egg yolks and sugar
  3. Temper the egg mixture by adding the heated milk slowly
  4. When tempered, pour combined custard mixture into the sauce pan
  5. Heat the custard mixture until it coats the back of a spoon (do not boil!)
  6. Cool the custard to about room temperature
  7. Pour the custard into a bowl and cover with plastic wrap so that the plastic completely covers the top of the custard (to prevent a skin from forming)
  8. Refrigerate for at least two hours
  9. Add cream and vanilla
  10. Mix well
  11. Freeze mixture in an ice cream maker

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