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Nutmeg Ice-Cream

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Nutmeg Ice-Cream | Caribbean Association of Home Economists

This delectable recipe is complements the spice isle “Grenada”. We have to warn you this is absolutely "sin on a spoon". Feel free to share this treat with friends and family and be prepared to be amazed! An ice cream maker is a handy gadget to help you whip up this treat.

Love Recipe: 
Average: 5 (4 votes)
Preparation Time: 
20 minutes
Total Time: 
4 1/2 hours
  • 3/4 Pint (420ml) milk
  • 3/4 Pint (420ml) heavy cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • 60z (170 g) sugar
  • 1tbsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/8 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp vanilla essence
Preparation Method: 
  1. In a saucepan bring the milk and the cream just to a boil. Do not boil but turn off the heat as soon as it gets to boiling stage.
  2. In a bowl whisk together the eggs, the sugar, the nutmeg, the salt, and the vanilla.
  3. Whisk 1/2 cup of the milk mixture into the egg mixture, and whisk the mixture into the remaining milk mixture.
  4. Cook the custard over moderate heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until it registers 175 degrees F. on a candy thermometer.
  5. Transfer the custard to a metal bowl set in a larger bowl of ice and cold water and stir it until it is cold.
  6. Freeze the custard in an ice-cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.