Benne Brittle Ice Cream

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 Quart

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About

This recipe is very simple to make and will become one of your favorites.


  • 2 cups milk
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • ¾ cup sugar


To make the custard, scald the milk in a saucepan and remove from the heat. Beat the egg yolks in the bowl of an electric mixer until they are very light-colored. Add the sugar and continue beating until doubled in volume. Gradually add some of the scalded milk to the egg mixture, then pour the eggs into the milk in the saucepan and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until the cust