Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Chocolate Chip Cookies (using recipe from this book)

  2. 4 egg yolks

  3. 1/2 pint milk

  4. 1/2 pint double/heavy cream

  5. 4 oz sugar

  6. 1 vanilla pod (sliced down the middle)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Pour the milk into a saucepan and bring the pan slowly up to boiling point. Place the vanilla pod into it and leave to infuse for about 20 minutes.

  2. In a bowl, beat and mix together the egg yolks and sugar until thick. Carefully remove the vanilla pod from the pan of milk and scrape out the seeds into the milk. Pour the milk into the mixture of egg yolks and sugar while stirring. Pour the mixture back into the pan and heat gently, stirring until the custard thickens - DO NOT BRING TO THE BOIL OR IT WILL PROBABLY CURDLE. When you can see a film form over the back of your spoon it’s time to remove the saucepan from the heat. Leave to cool. When the custard base is cold stir in the cream. Transfer the whole mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

  3. Sandwich a dollop (single scoop) of ice cream between two chocolate chip cookies. Squeeze gently and trim off the excess at the edges. Serve straight away or wrap them in plastic wrap and place them in the freezer to serve later as an ice cold treat


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