1990s Recipes + Menus
Sour Cream Ice Cream
- 2 cups half-and-half
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
- 8 large egg yolks
- 2 cups (1 pint) sour cream
In heavy saucepan combine half-and-half, 3/4 cup sugar, and vanilla bean and bring just to a boil. Remove pan from heat. in a bowl whisk together egg yolks and remaining 1/4 cup sugar and hot half-and-half mixture in a stream, whisking. Return custard to pan and cook over moderately low heat, stirring, until 170ºF on a candy thermometer.
Remove pan from heat. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into custard until combined well and discard pod. Stir sour cream into custard until combined well and strain through a fine sieve into a bowl. Chill custard until cold and freeze in an ice-cream maker.