Homemade Frozen Custard

homemade frozen custard

 Do you love the frozen custard sold at places like Culvers?  I do!  I recently got an ice cream maker and decided to give homemade frozen custard a try.  It’s not that hard to make, but the process is somewhat time-consuming.  It’s not for anyone who demands immediate gratification.  Trust me though… the final result is worth the wait!

Frugal Tip:  When a recipe calls for only egg yolks or egg whites, don’t throw the other part away!  They can frozen and kept for later use.

Homemade Frozen Custard

A rich, creamy frozen custard that’s worth the wait
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 C. white sugar
  • 1 C. milk
  • 1¼ C. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

  1. In a mixer, combine eggs yolks and sugar until mixed. Meanwhile, heat milk on the stovetop on medium heat until just before the boiling point.
  2. Next, SLOWLY add the milk to the egg/sugar mixture, stirring constantly.
  3. Place the egg/sugar/milk mixture back on the stovetop on medium, stirring constantly, until thickened. Allow to cool.
  4. Add cream and vanilla, and chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Place the custard mixture in your ice cream maker and follow manufacturer instructions.



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