The creamiest vanilla ice cream you will ever eat. Smooth, decadent, and rich.
Overnight chill or 2 hours2hours
1 3/4cupsheavy cream
2teaspoonspure vanilla extract
How to make Ice Cream Custard
In a medium-size saucepan add cream, milk, 1/4 cup of the sugar and salt. Heat over medium/low heat until steaming. Whisk egg yolks and slowly add the remaining 1/4 cup sugar. When the cream mixture is hot and steaming, slowly pour a small amount of the hot cream mixture into the egg yolk mixture stirring constantly. Continue to add at least 1/2 of the hot cream mixture. Slowly pour the egg/cream mixture back into the pan and cook over low heat until the mixture coats the back of a spoon. Stirring constantly with a wooden spoon. Remove from heat and pour into a bowl. Cover and chill completely about 2 hours or overnight.
Churning the Ice Cream
Pour chilled custard into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturers directions. Makes 1 quart of ice cream.
Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 376Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 18g90%
Vitamin A 1277IU26%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.