French Vanilla with Variations

posted by Beaston 07-19-98 2:19 PM

French Vanilla

3 eggs
1 cup sugar
2 cups cream
2 cups milk
2 tsp. vanilla.

Beat eggs and milk together in large sauce pan. Add sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened (approx 10 min). Mixture should smoothly coat the spoon. Cool, then add cream and vanilla. Refrigerate overnight.

Variations: Soak 2 Tbls. raisins in 2 Tbls. rum for 30 min. Chop and return to rum to continue soaking. Add toward the middle of freezing process.

Choc Chip: Add 1/3 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips or shaved chocolate

Grasshopper: Add 2 Tbls. creme de menthe and 1/3 cup (about 6) crumbled chocolate cookies.

Kahlua and Cream - add 4 Tbls. kahlua midway through freezing.

Butter pecan: Beat softened or melted butter (1 Tbsp.) in with egg and sugar until completely blended. Add 1/2 cup chopped pecans.

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