Old-Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream

Old-Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream
Servings: 10 Yield: about 5 cups Prep 5 mins Cook 5 mins to 8 mins Chill 3 hrs


  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla

Make It

1. Stir together milk, sugar and egg yolks in heavy medium-size saucepan. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly with wooden spoon, until mixture registers 180 degrees F on instant-read kitchen thermometer, 5 to 8 minutes; do not let boil. Mixture will thicken slightly, but will not coat spoon.

2. Strain mixture through sieve into bowl. Cover; refrigerate until well chilled, 3 hours. Stir in the heavy cream and vanilla.

3. Freeze mixture in ice-cream maker according to manufacturers directions. Transfer to bowl; place in refrigerator-freezer. Makes about 5 cups. (Nutrition facts are based on 1/2 cup.)

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 10; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 316, Fat, total (g): 21, chol. (mg): 157, carb. (g): 29, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 45, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.