30 Nov '14, 2pm
Ice Cream and Creme Brulee #Archive
If you would like to spend a little more time, this is an excellent recipe for coffee ice cream, and you can add toasted almonds and fudge sauce if you would like, making it Mocha Almond Fudge ice cream. First, in a coffee filter measure 4 tablespoons of ground coffee, then using a rubber band secure it at the top to make a pouch. In a double boiler or a medium saucepan, while stirring, heat 1 cup half-and-half and 1 cup milk until it is steaming, turn off the heat, or turn it down very low, and insert the coffee pouch. Let it steep, stirring occasionally, for about 5 min. In a medium bowl, whisk together 4 large egg yolks and 2/3 cup sugar. Pour 1/2 of the hot milk into the egg mixture, whisking as you pour, then whisk it all together in the saucepan. Stirring constantly, cook this over low for about 10 minutes until it thickens. Pour this back into a bowl, mix in 1 cup h...