01 August 2011

Honey Vanilla Ice Cream

This ice cream is the perfect topping for fruit desserts.

Honey Vanilla Ice Cream
Adapted from The Idiot’s Guide to Homemade Ice Cream

1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 cup whole milk
3/4 cup honey
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 cups half and half
1 tsp vanilla bean paste

Combine cornstarch and milk in a double boiler, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture forms a smooth paste.  Set aside to cool.

Combine honey, cream, half and half, and vanilla.  Add cooled cornstarch mixture and chill in refrigerator. 

Place cold mixture into ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.