Serves 6 - Makes 1.75 Litres
Seeds of 1 Fresh Vanilla Pod
15 Egg Yolks
250g Castor Sugar
750ml Douglasdale Full Cream Milk
500ml Fresh Douglasdale Cream
375ml Amarula Liqueur/Any liqueur of your choice that is cream based
Cut pods in half lengthways and scrape out seeds.
Mix egg yolk with sugar until fluffy and white.
Heat Douglasdale Milk, Douglasdale Cream, liqueur and vanilla seeds.
DO NOT BOIL!!! Using a fine mesh strainer remove the vanilla seeds from the mixture.
Add the milk mixture into the egg and sugar bit by bit stirring constantly.
Place over a double boiler stirring until you have a custard consistency.
Never let it boil.
Process through your ice cream machine until set. If you do not have an ice cream machine, allow to set in the freezer for 8 hours. Beat into a smooth texture when icicles form in the setting process.
Source: Douglasdale Dairy