French Vanilla Ice Cream

Summary

Yield
4 quarts
Source

Chatham Bars Inn

Prep time6 hours
Recipe TypesSnacks and Treats

Description

The most delicious, decadent ice cream you have ever had

Ingredients

Instructions

French Vanilla Ice Cream (from CBI)

1 quart milk (whole milk will make the best!)
½ quart heavy cream
1 vanilla bean, split and scraped with seeds
1 cup sugar

20 egg yolks (Yes...20)
¾ cup sugar

(Sometimes I also add 4 cinnamon sticks and 8-10 whole coffee beans)

In a 5 quart pot boil the milk, cream vanilla beans with seeds and 1 cup sugar. (add cinnamon sticks and coffee beans if using.)

In a large bowl mix together the egg yols and remaining ¾ cup of sugar.

Temper the egg and sugar mixture by ladling about 3 scoops of the hot milk mixture into the egg mixture.  This is done so when you combine them all together they will accept each other nicely.

Add the egg-milk mixture to the remaining hot milk mixture over heat.  Stir and warm until the spatula is thinly coated (about 170-175 degrees F).  Do not overcook.

Strain the mixture to remove vanilla bean, (coffee beans, if added) and any yolk that did not get mixed in. 

Chill the mixture over a cool ice bath.  Refrigerate overnight if desired.  Once the mixture is thoroughly chilled follow the directions on your ice cream machine.

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smiley thanks!

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