French Vanilla Ice-cream

Serves - 8

Prep Time - 30 min

Serve with - Fresh fruit , nuts and seeds

Nutrition info

This is a delicious dessert absolutely loaded with vitamins A, D, E and K.

These fat soluble activators are the perfect accompaniment to breakfast pancakes or after any meal to increase absorption of both protein and vitamins present in the main.


1 cup of milk

1 Vanilla pod

600mls of a thick cream, not ultrapasteurised

1/2 cup of honey

1 tlbsp of Arrowroot starch

6 egg yolks


The night before

  • Add 1 cup of milk to Scraped Vanilla bean and soak Vanilla Bean Skin in the milk overnight in the fridge
  • Place ice cream canister in the freezer

The next day

  • Pour soaked milk containing the vanilla bean through a strainer, discarding the skin.
  • Place the vanilla infused milk in a food processor and add all remaining ingredients, pulse gently until all ingredients are mixed together
  • Add this mixture quickly into your ice cream maker, the mixture should start to thicken in 15-20 minutes
  • Scrape all ice cream from your canister into a suitable container to store in your freezer
  • Before serving you may like to remove the ice cream and place at room temperature for ease of serving

Notes or variations

You may substitute 1/2 cup of blueberries, mango or other fruits instead of the vanilla.



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