Vanilla Ice Cream
 
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An easy to make, creamy and smooth ice cream
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • 250ml double cream
  • 150ml skimmed milk
  • 100ml water
  • 70g granulated sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • vanilla essence (to taste)
Instructions
Preparatory Tasks
  1. Put the cream into a small bowl/jug
  2. Put the egg yolks in a large bowl
  3. Put the sugar and water in a saucepan
Sugar syrup
  1. Boil the sugar and water for 5 minutes to make a syrup
Mixing
  1. Lightly whip the cream
  2. Add the sugar/water syrup to the eggs while whisking continuously
  3. Add the vanilla essence to the egg/syrup mix and whisk until it leaves a trail
  4. Add the milk to the lightly whipped cream
  5. Combine the cream/milk with the egg/syrup mix
Freezing
  1. Put the mixture in a suitable container and partially freeze
  2. Remove from freezer when half frozen and beat it again
  3. Return the container to the freezer
Recipe by Small Plot, Big Ideas at http://smallplotbigideas.co.uk/recipe-selection/vanilla-ice-cream/