Old-Fashioned Amish-Style Blueberry Ice Cream
[ice cream maker]
Servings: Approximately 4 cups [1 L]
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 cup [250 mL] whole milk
  • 3 eggs, well-beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups [300 g] sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon [0.5 mL] salt
  • 1 tablespoon [8.75 g] flour or cornstarch [15 mL]
  • 2 cups [500 mL] whipping cream
  • 2 cups [500 mL] freshly crushed cleaned blueberriess
  • Into the upper part of a double-boiler, over boiling water, bring milk to just a boil.
  • Into a bowl, slowly pour hot milk over well-beaten eggs; pour mixture back into upper part of double-boiler.
  • Mix in 1 cup [200 g] of the sugar, salt and flour or cornstarch.
  • Cook, stirring, until just thickening.
  • Remove from heat and pour mixture into a bowl; leave to cool to room temperature.
  • Refrigerate mixture for 30 minutes.
  • Then, whip cream until stiff yet still damp peaks form.
  • Fold whipped cream into cold mixture.
  • Pour mixture into ice cream maker cylinder.
  • Process following manufacturer's instructions, until partially frozen.
  • Mix together crushed blueberries and remaining 1/2 tasse [100 g] sugar; mix into partially frozen mixture.
  • Finish processing, still following manufacturer's instructions.