Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

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

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.


Most Helpful

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

Elizabeth Fullerton August 05, 2003

This was a nice creamy ice cream, though a bit on the eggy side. I think next time I'll drop the eggs to 3. I also reduced the cream by about 1/3c.

Cuistot February 16, 2008

This was some of the best home made ice cream I have ever made and taisted!

jmloizzo July 13, 2007

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