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 yolks
  • 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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parttimebaker
1st Feb, 2015
0.05
Clearly needed more specific description of the method as my 'custard' was bits of dairy burnt! Don't over whisk the eggs
ajctracey
7th Nov, 2013
Delicious. It's well worth grinding your own cinnamon!
mariabryce
8th Nov, 2012
5.05
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
21st Jan, 2012
5.05
Sooooo good! I love it! I also use this recipe (without the cinnamon as a good basic ice cream recipe).
shilpatil
17th Nov, 2011
4.05
Loved it!
sophieahh
14th Nov, 2011
Loved it. Served with a lemon tart - the flavours worked really well. Next up, will serve with apple flan...
vareyjon
5th Jul, 2011
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
10th Oct, 2010
1.05
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
13th Aug, 2010
5.05
fantastic! so easy for a first-time ice-cream maker and i didn't have a machine but it came out perfect!
angelafield
10th Feb, 2009
3.05
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.

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