Old-Fashioned Frozen Vanilla Custard
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 TimePrep: 20 min. + freezing
- 1 cup half-and-half cream
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 3 large eggs, beaten
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 236 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 124mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Old-Fashioned Frozen Vanilla Custard in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook