Ice-cream with cherry Premium Photo

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup whole milk

1 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup sugar

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 egg yolks

1/4 cup bing cherries; pitted and chopped

1/4 cup dark chocolate chips; chopped

 DIRECTIONS:

  • In a medium saucepan on medium heat, combine the milk, cream, sugar, and vanilla. Whisk until sugar is melted. Remove from heat, set aside to cool.
  • Beat the egg yolks in a medium bowl and slowly add to the cooled milk mixture in the saucepan, whisking constantly.
  • Return the saucepan to the stove on medium heat. Whisk constantly until the custard slightly thickens (lightly coats a spoon).
  • Remove from heat and whisk constantly until room temperature.
  • Cover and chill until cold. (Refrigerate at least an hour or so to chill thoroughly)
  • Transfer ingredients carefully into the ice cream maker.
  • SelectHARD or SOFT button to begin operation. Add cherries and chocolate chips to mixture after 30-45 min to prevent ingredients from settling to the bottom or jamming the spatula.
  • Follow the operational instructions for serving and cleaning of the ice cream maker.