24 Jul Vanilla Custard Ice Cream Recipe
1 tablespoon butter
6 cups milk
2-1/4 cups sugar, divided
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
6 eggs, separated
3 cups heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Sliced strawberries or other fresh fruit, optional
How to make it
In a Dutch oven, melt butter. Pour in milk and 1 cup of sugar. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
Combine flour and remaining sugar; add to pan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes; remove from the heat.
In a bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. While beating, gradually add yolks. Stir in 1 cup of hot milk mixture. Return all to kettle; cook and stir for 2 minutes (do not boil). Chill. Add cream and vanilla; mix well.
Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions. Serve with fruit if desired.
Yield: about 3 quarts.