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Custard Ice Cream Base

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Total time: 15 minutes | Makes about 1 quart
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten

Step 1Heat cream, milk and sugar in heavy saucepan over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. When hot, slowly whisk 1 cup cream mixture into egg yolks, then return cream-egg yolks mixture to saucepan and whisk until smooth. Cook over low heat, stirring, until mixture thickens slightly and coats back of a spoon, about 6 to 8 minutes. Strain into bowl.

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