Basic Ice Cream

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 3 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • bring cream and half-and-half to a simmer. add flavors to it during this step. turn off heat.
  • whisk egg yolks and sugar together until yolks lighten.
  • temper yolk mixture my adding a small amount of the hot cream mixture, and whisk to combine. add remaining cream mixture to combine, and return heat.
  • heat on low until mixture thickens slightly, stirring (not whisking) continuously.
  • strain, and refrigerate until cool, 2-4 hours.
  • freeze in an ice cream maker. if solids or chunks are desired, stir in after freezing in machine, but before freezing hard in freezer.
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