Vanilla Custard Ice Cream Recipe

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.