Vanilla Ice Cream

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By Samantha Clark and Samuel Clark

Published 2014

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A simple vanilla ice cream is a wonderful base for all manner of variations. At Morito, we often serve it affogato style with a shot of espresso poured over the top. The variations that follow are also delicious.


  • 500 ml double cream
  • 250 ml whole milk
  • ½ cinnamon st


Put the cream, milk, cinnamon and vanilla pod in a saucepan and gently bring to the boil. Remove from the heat, discard the cinnamon stick and vanilla pod and set aside. Using an electric mixer, whisk the egg yolks and sugar for 10 minutes, until pale and stiff. Whisk the egg mixture into the cream mixture and return to a low heat, whisking continuously. After a few minutes the mixture will beg