Vanilla Ice Cream VII


Cooked custard version flavored with a whole vanilla bean. This is a basic vanilla ice cream, anything can be added to it to change the flavor.

Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
2 quarts


  • 1 quart heavy cream

  • 1 ¼ cups milk

  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar, divided

  • 10 egg yolks

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  1. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, combine cream and milk. Place vanilla bean and scrapings in pot, and sprinkle with half the white sugar. Allow to just come to a boil.

  2. Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks together with the remaining sugar and the vanilla extract in a bowl. When the cream is ready, pour a third of it into the egg mixture, and whisk. Pour egg mixture into remaining hot cream and return to the heat until mixture coats the back of a metal spoon. Do not boil.

  3. Strain custard and chill until cold. Then pour into the canister of an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

314 Calories
25g Fat
20g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 314
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 211mg 70%
Sodium 36mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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