A decadent frozen dessert made with eggs, cream , sugar and cherries. It melts in the mouth to reveal its luscious creamy texture and tastes absolutely divine. The base recipe for custard can be used to make other flavored versions as well.
Keyword Custard, Frozen dessert, Summer Treat
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 1hour15minutes
2TspPure Vanilla Extract
1CupCherries Pitted and ChoppedFresh or Frozen
Beat the egg yolks in a heatproof bowl and set aside.
Take the milk, cream, sugar and salt in a medium sauce pan. Heat over medium heat and stirring continuously until the sugar dissolved. Keep stirring until the mix very hot but not yet boiling.
Turn the heat to low. Take the milk and pour a little into the egg yolk mix in a thin stream while whisking the yolks continuously. After pouring about 1 cup of the milk return the remaining milk to the stove.
Keep the heat low and pour the egg yolk mix into the pan in a thin stream while whisking the milk in the pan. Stir, and keep cooking over low to medium low heat until the custard thickens a little. Keep stirring to prevent it from sticking to the pan. Turn off the heat and as the custard thicken and begins to coat the back of the spoon. Mix in the vanilla.
Transfer the custard to a bowl set in water bath. Whisk the mix and let it cool - about 15 minutes. Alternately you could place a piece of parchment paper on top of the custard and let it cool for a few hours in the fridge.
Pit and chop the cherries into quarters or eights.
Transfer the chilled custard to the ice cream maker (follow manufacturer’s instructions) and process. When the mix begins to firm up add the chopped cherries, slowly. Continue churning till set.
Serve immediately as soft serve or freeze in an airtight freezer container for 2 to 4 hours for a firmer version.
Fresh or frozen cherries can be used in this recipe.
Refer to the blog if you want to make it without an ice cream maker.
The total time is calculated assuming that the custard is chilled in water bath and made into a soft serve in the ice cream maker.
The nutrition value is calculated based on 8 servings or about 1/2 C custard.
Nutrition label for informational purposes only . Actual values will vary depending on the products used and serving size.
For detailed instructions go to https://oventales.com/cherry-frozen-custard/ .