The Perfect Vanilla Ice Cream Ingredients

7 Total
  • 1 1/2 cups (360g) Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup (240g) Whole Milk
  • ½ cup Sugar (100g), separated into ¼ cups (50g)
  • Pinch of Kosher Salt
  • ½ Vanilla Bean
  • 3 tsp (12g) vnlla Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 5 (90g) Large Egg Yolks

The Perfect Vanilla Ice Cream

  1. Combine cream, milk, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. 
  2. Scrape vanilla bean and add bean flecks, the bean pod, and vnlla Pure Vanilla Extract to the saucepan. 
  3. Bring mixture to a simmer, stirring to dissolve sugar. 
  4. Remove from heat. Let sit for 30 minutes.
  5. Whisk egg yolks and sugar in a medium bowl until pale, about 2 minutes. 
  6. Gradually whisk in ½ cup warm cream mixture. 
  7. Whisk yolk mixture into remaining cream mixture.
  8. Cook mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick enough to coat a wooden spoon, 2–3 minutes.
  9. Strain custard into a medium bowl set over a bowl of ice water; let cool, stirring occasionally. 
  10. Process custard in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions. Transfer to an airtight container; cover. 
  11. Freeze until firm, at least 4 hours and up to 1 week.

Serving Suggestions

  1. Just add your favorite Root Beer to turn this ice cream into a float!
  2. You can also pair this ice cream with our Spiced Cherries!
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