Vanilla—Bean-Roasted Figs with Wildflower Honey—Vanilla Ice Cream

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By Thomas Keller

Published 1999

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If you like figs, this is an almost unbeatable combination—hot fruit, roasted briefly with vanilla beans, and cold ice cream. Simple.


Honey-Vanilla Ice Cream

Makes 1 quart

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups cream
  • ¼ <


For the Wildflower Honey—Vanilla Ice Cream

In a saucepan, combine the milk, cream, and 2 tablespoons of the sugar. Scrape in the vanilla bean and add the pod. Bring to a simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove the pan from the heat and let the flavors infuse for 30 minutes. Rewarm the mixture.

Meanwhile, in a mixer or other metal bowl, whisk