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Old Fashioned Ice Cream Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Ice Cream, by , is from Cooking With The Cousins, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Juanita Bundy Owen
Added: Sunday, June 15, 2008


6 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 1/2 c. sugar
4 c. milk

2 c. half and half
1/4 tsp. salt
2 1/2 Tbsp. vanilla extract
3 c. whipping cream

(rock salt and crushed ice for freezer)


Combine first 3 ingredients in a large heavy sauce pan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 25-30 minutes or until mixture thickens and coats a spoon. Chill.

Stir in half and half and remaining ingredients. Pour into freezer container of a 5-quart hand turner or electric freezer. Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Serve immediately or spoon into an airtight container, and freeze until firm.

Yield: 3 1/2 quarts.

This is a birthday favorite. We used to use a hand turned freezer, but have now graduated to an electric freezer!




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