Cinnamon ice cream

Cinnamon ice cream

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins Plus freezing time

More effort

6 scoops
Infuse ice cream with a double-hit of cinnamon - grinding your own spices is worth the extra effort

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal422
  • fat35g
  • saturates20g
  • carbs24g
  • sugars19g
  • fibre0g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 225ml milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 1 cinnamon stick
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 3 egg yolk
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon, freshly ground if possible
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 450ml whipping or double cream

Method

  1. Put the milk in a pan with the cinnamon stick and bring to the boil. In a bowl, whisk together the yolks, sugar and ground cinnamon. Discard the cinnamon stick, then strain the hot milk over the yolks, whisking continuously.

  2. Pour the custard mix back into a pan and cook on a low-ish heat for 8-10 mins, stirring constantly until thickened. Whisk the custard into the cream, then cool, chill and freeze in an ice-cream maker.

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Comments (13)

parttimebaker's picture
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Clearly needed more specific description of the method as my 'custard' was bits of dairy burnt! Don't over whisk the eggs

ajctracey's picture

Delicious. It's well worth grinding your own cinnamon!

mariabryce's picture
5

I made this last year for Christmas dessert, it was served alongside a pear and almond tart (I poached the pears in mulled wine to add to the christmas vibe) and it was gorgeous. Will be making it again this year

beautifuljulie's picture
5

Sooooo good! I love it! I also use this recipe (without the cinnamon as a good basic ice cream recipe).

sophieahh's picture

Loved it. Served with a lemon tart - the flavours worked really well. Next up, will serve with apple flan...

vareyjon's picture

I made this last night.I thought it was delicious, however, the wife :( decided to smother hers in ice magic to hide the cinnamon taste - the ungrateful cow! Its Mr Whippy for her next time!

laurentd121's picture
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I love cinnamon yet this really did not work for me. It tasted like a frozen cake, maybe cinnamon ice cream is not such a great idea after all

ariellajackman's picture
5

fantastic! so easy for a first-time ice-cream maker and i didn't have a machine but it came out perfect!

angelafield's picture
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Made this using the non-ice-cream maker method, whilst it tastes nice it has set like a brick. I will have to thaw it slightly before eating.

therubyslippers's picture
5

Made this for a recent dinner party - a roaring success. Stunning.

hostler's picture
5

A dessert that punches well above it's weight. We served it with Gordon's Pear Tarte Tatin with amazing results.

clarice's picture
5

Fantastic with the poached pears

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