Wednesday, September 16, 2009
BLACK TEA ICE CREAM
1 pint whole milk
5 egg yolks
1 and one quarter cup sugar
1 tablespoon quality black tea leaves
Bring half the milk to a boil.
Add sugar to egg yolks, beat until mixture becomes thick .
Add the egg yolk mixture, a little at a time to the cold milk, set aside.
Steep tea in hot milk for 4 minutes.
Beat hot milk into egg yolk mixture.
Pour into a pan and cook over very low heat for 5 minutes, stirring continuously
Cool completely and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions in an ice cream maker.
If you do not have an ice cream maker, place in a plastic container and freeze.
When frozen, remove from freezer, allow to thaw a little, beat and return to freezer.