Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

Better Homes & Gardens


  1. In a large saucepan, bring heavy cream, milk,vanilla bean and cinnamon sticks to a simmer and cook for 12 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. In a bowl, combine sugar and egg yolks.
  3. Very slowly add cream mixture, a little at a time, stirring constantly until eggs are warm to the touch.
  4. Add mixture back to the saucepan and cook over low hear until the mixture coats the back of the spoon.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and cool.
  6. Refrigerate until chilled.
  7. Remove the vanilla bean and cinnamon sticks.
  8. Freeze according to ice cream manufacture's directions.
  9. This makes a small freezer of ice cream.


Most Helpful

Wow! This makes a delicious ice cream! It was easy to make and will go nicely with our Fourth of July apple pie! The only problem is that it's so good and makes a small batch, will definitely double it the next time. We made it w/2% milk and it still was still wonderful. Thanks for posting!

Pauliock July 03, 2007

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