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    French Vanilla Ice Cream

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    8 hrs

    Brenda.'s Note:

    While similar in ingredients to other recipes posted, I didn't find one that was exactly the same. This recipe came with my Kitchen Aid Ice Cream maker and is our favorite. The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink credits Thomas Jefferson with bringing "French-style" ice cream, made with egg yolks, to America.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 16

    Yield:

    1/2 cup ...

    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 1/2 cups half-and-half cream
    • 8 egg yolks (Perfect excuse to make an Angel Food Cake with leftover egg whites, (*wink*)
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 2 1/2 cups whipping cream
    • 4 teaspoons vanilla
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat the half & half until very hot but not boiling, stirring often. Remove from heat, set aside.
    2. 2
      Place egg yolks and sugar in mixer bowl. Whip using whip attachment on speed 2 about 30 seconds or until well blended and slightly thickened. (Speed 2 on my mixer is about a low/medium speed).
    3. 3
      Continuing on speed 2 very gradually add the warm half & half and mix until blended.
    4. 4
      Return mixture to the saucepan over medium heat stirring constantly until small bubbles form around the edge of pan and the mixture is steamy. DO NOT BOIL.
    5. 5
      Transfer the half-and-half/egg mixture to a large glass bowl and stir in whipping cream, vanilla and salt.
    6. 6
      Cover with plastic wrap and chill thoroughly, at least 8 hours.
    7. 7
      Pour into your ice cream maker and process as directed or until desired consistency. In my KA freezer bowl this takes about 17 minutes for a soft set.
    8. 8
      Immediately transfer to serving dishes or freeze in an airtight freezer container.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 21, 2009

      55

      Exquisite! Really enjoyed this. Made as directed using my Cuisinart ice cream maker. Thanks, Brenda! Made for PAC Fall 2009.

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    • on August 02, 2011

      55

      This was the easiest and best vanilla ice cream recipe I have ever made! This is REAL ice-cream, not overly sweet, and soooo creamy! This makes a great base for peach or strawberry ice cream too! It's definitely a keeper for me...THANKS!

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    Nutritional Facts for French Vanilla Ice Cream

    Serving Size: 1 (96 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 253.4
     
    Calories from Fat 181
    71%
    Total Fat 20.1 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 12.0 g
    60%
    Cholesterol 147.9 mg
    49%
    Sodium 51.6 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 15.5 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 12.7 g
    51%
    Protein 3.1 g
    6%

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