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    Brown Sugar Ice Cream With Fresh Fig Caramel Swirl

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

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    Olha's Note:

    Be careful not to overmix the ice cream when swirling in the caramel sauce. Living Magazine.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    pints

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium saucepan, heat the milk, vanilla bean and scrapings, and pepper.
    2. 2
      Scald the milk, cover, and remove from heat.
    3. 3
      Let steep for 30 minutes.
    4. 4
      Combine the egg yolks and brown sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer.
    5. 5
      Beat at medium high speed until very thick and pale yellow, 3 to 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Meanwhile, return the milk to a simmer.
    7. 7
      Remove the vanilla bean.
    8. 8
      Add half the milk to egg yolk mixture, and whisk until blended.
    9. 9
      Stir into remaining milk, and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens enough to coat a spoon.
    10. 10
      Remove from heat, and immediately stir in 2 cups cream.
    11. 11
      Pass mixture through a strainer into a medium bowl set over a large bowl of ice water.
    12. 12
      Allow to chill.
    13. 13
      Meanwhile, dissolve the granulated sugar in 1 cup of water in a heavy bottomed saucepan.
    14. 14
      Set over high heat, wash down sides of pan with a pastry brush, and cook, without stirring, until an amber caramel forms, 8 to 10 minutes, swirling the pan occasionally.
    15. 15
      Remove from heat.
    16. 16
      Carefully stir in the remaining 1/2 cup cream.
    17. 17
      Add the vanilla extract, cinnamon, and 8 figs.
    18. 18
      Let stand about 15 minutes while the mixture cools and figs soften.
    19. 19
      Remove from heat, and chill.
    20. 20
      Puree caramel mixture in a blender or food processor, and set aside.
    21. 21
      Freeze ice cream in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions.
    22. 22
      Fold 1 cup of chilled caramel sauce into frozen ice cream, until large swirls of caramel form.
    23. 23
      Transfer to a plastic container, and freeze for at least 2 hours to harden.
    24. 24
      Cut remaining 16 figs in half lengthwise.
    25. 25
      Combine remaining caramel sauce and figs in a saucepan.
    26. 26
      Heat over medium heat just until figs are warm, 3 to 5 minutes, and serve warm over the ice cream.

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    Nutritional Facts for Brown Sugar Ice Cream With Fresh Fig Caramel Swirl

    Serving Size: 1 (3207 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2891.4
     
    Calories from Fat 1240
    42%
    Total Fat 137.8 g
    212%
    Saturated Fat 79.9 g
    399%
    Cholesterol 1271.1 mg
    423%
    Sodium 280.6 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 408.9 g
    136%
    Dietary Fiber 17.6 g
    70%
    Sugars 381.6 g
    1526%
    Protein 29.3 g
    58%

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