Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Blueberry Ice Cream- the old fashioned kind.

Awesome Blueberry Ice Cream

4 cups Fresh or Frozen Blueberries
1 quart whole cream (whipping cream or 1/2 and 1/2 depending on how decadent you want to be)
2 egg yolks
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 lemon, juice and zest
pinch of salt.

Puree berries, set aside. Melt sugar into water with lemon juice and zest on low to about 125 degrees.. In separate pan, heat cream to approx 100 degrees. Mix berry puree into sugar (simple syrup) solution keeping at 125 degrees until bright blue, but not cooked.

In large mixing bowl, combine beaten yolks and salt, slowly mix cream in, wisking constantly. Add blueberry mixture, place in refrigerator to chill for about 45 minutes.

Put cooled mixture into 5 qt ice cream maker and follow instructions. Makes about 1.5 quarts.

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