Thursday, August 10, 2006


Full of Rum Rum Raisin Ice Cream Posted by Picasa

This recipe is out of a new ice cream cook book that I just got called" ICE CREAM Delicious ice cream for all occasions".

"This ice cream is particularly creamy, and you can certainly taste the rum. Don't be tempted to tamper with this classic flavor--it is perfect as it is!"

3/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup dark rum
1 1/4 cup whole milk
4 large egg yolks
3/4 cup soft brown sugar
scant 1 cup heavy cream

Makes 2 1/2 cups

Put the raisins and 1/4 cup of the rum in a small bowl an set aside to soak overnight or until the raisins have absorbed almost all of the liquid.

Heat the milk in a heavy-bottomed saucepan to near-boiling point, then remove from the heat. Beat the egg yolks abd sugar, using an electric whisk, in a heatproof bowl until thick and pale. Place over a saucepan of simmering water and stir in the milk. Stir occasionally until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. Allow this mixture to cool completely.

When the mixture is cold, stir in the cream and the remaining rum. Churn in an ice cream maker, according to the manufacture's instructions, until frozen. Stir in the raisins and transfer to a freezer container. Cover the surface directly with waxed paper or foil and freeze.

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