Thursday, April 29, 2010

NaBloPoMo: Vintage Recipe Thursday

French Vanilla Ice Cream

1/2 cup sugar
4 egg yolks
2 cups scalded milk
2 cups whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla

Mix the sugar with the egg yolks and beat until thick. Pour in the scalded milk slowly, beating with a wire whisk. Boil until slightly thickened. Cool and strain; add cream, salt and vanilla. Freeze.

Ginger Ice Cream 

To French Vanilla Ice Cream: Add 1/2 cup crystallized ginger diced fine.

Peanut Brittle Ice Cream

Use French Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe: Omit the sugar and add 1/2 pound of peanut brittle rolled out into crumbs.

Coffee Burnt-Almond Ice Cream

To French Vanilla Ice Cream: Add 1 cup finely chopped toasted almonds and 2 tablespoons instant coffee.

-Courtesy of Helen Corbitt's Cook-Book, 1957

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