French Vanilla Ice Cream

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Aroostook

Great ice cream = the best flavoring you can afford. Use the leftover egg whites from this recipe to make berry sherbet.

Top Review by Elizabeth Fullerton

I enjoyed the texture of this ice cream. Warning, it is rich! But of course that's what makes it so delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup sugar
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg yolks (slightly beaten)
  • 2 cups hot milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla (make sure it is pure and the best you can afford)
  • 1 pint heavy cream


  1. Mix sugar, salt and yolks together in a heavy bottomed pan.
  2. Slowly stir in hot milk.
  3. Cook over med.
  4. heat, continuing to stir until slightly thickened.
  5. Remove from heat and cool.
  6. Add cream and vanilla extract.
  7. Chill and place in ice cream freezer.
  8. Follow manufacturer's instructions.

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