Vanilla Ice-cream


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More Rhodes Around Britain

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1995

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This is the base ice-cream which you can vary in an infinite number of ways!


  • 300 ml (10 fl oz) (double) cream
  • 300 ml (10


Mix together the cream and milk in a pan. Split the vanilla pod lengthways and scrape the insides into the milk and cream, then add the scraped pod. Bring to the boil.

While they are heating, beat the egg yolks and sugar together until pale and light. This can be done in a food mixer. Pour on the milk and cream, stirring all the time until well blended. Stir from time to time until the