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Lemon Custard Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nancy McBay
Added: Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2-Quarts half & half,
1-Quart heavy whipping cream,
12- egg yolks,
4- cups sugar,
1/4- cup lemon zest,
1- cup fresh lemon juice.

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy 3 quart saucepan, combine half & half and cream. Bring to a simmer over med. heat. Remove from heat, when the 1st bubbles begin to form around the edge of the pan.
In metal bowl, whisk egg yolks,sugar, and lemon zest. Gradually pour the hot half & half mixture into the yolk mixture whisking constantly. Return mixture to same saucepan. Cook & stir over med-low heat, 5 to 10 minutes, until custard thickens. DO NOT LET CUSTARD BOIL. Pour custard into another bowl to cool. Stir in lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Freeze in ice cream freezer.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Absolutely delicious. Make your tongue slap your brains out !!

 

 

 

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