Vanilla Ice Cream

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  • Total Time 2h 15m
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Makes 3 cups


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract or seeds from 1 vanilla pod
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup sugar


Combine the milk and cream in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add the vanilla.

Whisk together the egg yolks and sugar. Gradually whisk in the milk mixture. Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook over low heat for about 5-7 minutes, whisking gently, until the mixture thickens. Let cool before freezing in an ice cream machine, according to manufacturer's instructions.

Serving Size = 1/2 cup

Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.

RecID 2847

nutrition information per serving

213 calories; 17g total fat; 128mg cholesterol; 38mg sodium; 12g carbohydrates; 0g fiber; 3g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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