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Old-Fashioned Frozen Vanilla Custard Recipe

Old-Fashioned Frozen Vanilla Custard Recipe

Not too long ago, I found this recipe for a frozen treat we used to eat when we went to Grandma's house. Now, whenever I make it, it reminds me of her. She loved to bake, and so do I.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1. In a heavy saucepan, combine first three ingredients. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Cool. Pour into chilled ice cube trays without dividers or a shallow pan. Freeze to a mush (do not freeze hard). Whip cream; add vanilla and salt. Fold into partially frozen mixture. Return to trays or pan and freeze. Yield: 1 quart.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 236 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 135 mg cholesterol, 124 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 4 g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.