Homemade Honey Ice Cream Master Recipe

YIELD: Makes 1 quart

INGREDIENTS

4 large

egg yolks

2/3 cup

honey

1/8 tsp.

salt

3 cups

half-and-half

or dairy mix*

Optional infusions, add-ins or swirls

see below

DIRECTIONS

Whisk together eggs, honey, and salt in medium bowl.

In medium saucepan, bring half-and-half to a full simmer with any infusions. Remove from heat. Refrigerate until completely cool.

Process custard in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions; add soft ingredients such as 1/2 cup sliced bananas or raspberries halfway through freezing, or chunky ingredients like nuts or candy during the last 2 to 5 minutes.

Transfer to bowl or tub, add any desired swirls and serve, or cover and freeze until firm, at least 3 hours and up to 3 days.

Add-ins: Halfway through the churning add up to 1 cup of fruit. Or, during the last 2 to 5 minutes add 1/2 cup nuts, bits of pure honeycomb or chocolate bits.