Baking & Dessert

By Evie Samuelson | August 1, 2012

Photo: roboppy

Even though I’ve been talking about an old-fashioned ice cream maker, this sort of recipe could be made in any sort of machine, from a bowl of ice to those fancy Kitchen Aid contraptions.

My great-great grandparents, down on the farm, used to make this as a custard. However, I prefer my dad’s modified gelato version.

Vanilla Gelato

Servings: 10
Calories: 307 per serving
Prep Time: 2 hours or overnight
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: up to 3 hours, or overnight

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 fresh vanilla bean

Directions

1. Whisk all ingredients and let stand overnight.
2. Freeze according to machine instructions or fill an old-fashioned ice cream maker with mixture and crank until frozen.

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