Old-Fashioned Strawberry Ice Cream

Recipe by Boomette
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 1 quart




  • In a medium glass or strainless steel bowl, combine the strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar; mash with a fork.
  • Set the bowl in a larger bowl filled with ice water.
  • In a medium saucepan, bring the half-and-half and remaining 1/2 cup sugar to a simmer, stirring occasionally, over medium heat.
  • In a heatproof bowl, whisk the egg yolks; gradually whisk in about 1/2 cup of the hot cream mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into the saucepan and cook, whisking constantly, over medium heat until steaming hot and frothy, about 3 minutes.
  • Strain the custard into the bowl of strawberries.
  • Let stand, whisking occasionally, until cool.
  • Using an ice cream maker, process the cooled custard according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Transfer to an airtight container and freeze.