Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Vanilla Ice Cream

Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe


  • Double cream  300 
  • Milk  250 g
  • Vanilla powder  pinch
  • Egg yolks  6
  • Caster sugar  75 g


  1. In a heavy based sauce pan add milk, heavy cream and vanilla powder. Bring it to a simmer.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the egg yolks and sugar until pale.
  3. Constantly whisking ,pour the simmering milk and cream onto yolks.
  4. Return to the pan and place back on the heat and cook to 82 C(sterilize)
  5. Immediately remove from the heat and pass through a fine chinos.
  6. Cover with clingfilm directly on top of it and let it cool.
  7. Churn in the ice-cream churner until smooth then freeze for a further 5 hours.

Caramel Ice Cream: 

Use 100 g of caster sugar and caramelize in the pan before adding the cream and milk.

Chocolate Ice Cream: 

Reduce the caster sugar to 50 g and stir in 100 g dark chocolate after the custard has cooked out to 82 C.

Fruit Ice Cream:

Add the relevant unsweetened fruit puree to the cooked custard.Add to taste.

Spice/Coffee Ice Cream:

Add the relevant spice or instant coffee powder to the cream and milk when heating. Remove from heat and allow to infuse for 10 minutes before re-heating and proceeding as vanilla ice cream.

Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe
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