Basic Vanilla Ice Cream

Preparation info
  • Yield:

    8 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

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  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups milk


  • Put the yolks and sugar in a heavy saucepan. Beat with a wire whisk until pale yellow.
  • In another saucepan combine the milk and cream. If the vanilla bean is used, split it down 1 side and add it. Bring just to the boil.
  • Add about ½ cup of the hot mixture to the