Homemade Honey Ice Cream Master Recipe

YIELD: 1 quart


4 large - egg yolks

2/3 cup - honey

1/8 teaspoon - salt

3 cups - half-and-half or dairy mix*

Optional infusions, add-ins or swirls see below


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 half way 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: Half way 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 honey comb or chocolate bits.