Cinnamon ice cream

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Appears in
Winter Food

By Jill Norman

Published 2005

  • About

Spiced ice creams go well with many winter tarts and other desserts, or can be served on their own with an almond biscuit. The basic custard can be used with a variety of flavours — see the suggestions below.


  • 300 ml single cream or full milk
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 4


Bring the single cream or milk slowly to the boil with the cinnamon. Remove the pan from the heat, cover, and leave to infuse for 20 minutes. Whisk the egg yolks and sugar until thick and pale. Gently reheat the cream, pour a little into the yolks, then pour this mixture into the pan and return it to a very low heat. Stir for several minutes until the cream is thick enough for your finge