Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Janet Scott


No churning, no ice cream machine, no rock salt or ice to deal with.
This is a wonderfully rich vanilla bean ice cream that flavors just burst!

I made some of this tonight and having it with my apple turnovers tomorrow.

Amazing, you will just love this!

You can pour this "on your last mix" into a couple cake pans and make ice cream cake!


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3/4 c
milk, 2%
1/4 c
heavy whipping cream
1 pinch
3/4 c
white sugar
1/2 stick
real vanilla bean
2 c
heavy whipping cream
6 large
egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Vanilla Bean Ice Cream


  • 1In a medium sauce pan heat up, do not boil, your first 4 ingredients stirring constantly (milk, cream, salt & sugar). Remove from heat
  • 2Add the center part of your vanilla bean (seeds) using a paring knife and stir to blend then add your stems.
    Cover your pan and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • 3Stir your mixture really well using a whisk
    In another bowl strain your milk from the saucepan to remove the vanilla bean shells.

    Return the milk mixture back into your sauce pan and heat up...not hot, just warm.
  • 4In a separate bowl whisk your egg yolks together and add 1/2 your milk mixture whisking constantly.
    Your milk should not be hot.
    When this is well blended add to the other half of milk in your sauce pan.
  • 5Whisking constantly, heat on low until thick, about 3 to 5 minutes. Should coat the back of a spoon.
    (I use a gas stove, it may take longer on the electric)
  • 6In a medium bowl add your other 2 cups whipping cream. Using your strainer again, strain the cream mixture into the bowl.
  • 7Add your vanilla extract and blend.

    Place in a freezer bowl with a lid allowing plenty room to mix. (I use a butter bowl)
    After 45 minutes, take out of the freezer and mix your ice cream with a hand held mixer.
  • 8Continue doing this every 30 minutes until set.
    About 4 times.
    The last time you mix place plastic wrap on top of the ice cream and cover prevent air or ice forming.

    What your doing is trying to eliminate the ice crystals from forming and will make it much creamier.
  • 9This is so good!

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About Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices
Hashtags: #Cream, #creamy, #Ice, #vanila

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