Oh, how you’ll enjoy this incredible cold treat!  Use a small scoop as an accompaniment with your favorite chocolate cake, apple pie or pair it with a cookie.  Seriously, it’s truly great!

Caramel Ginger Ice Cream
An exceptional pairing of flavors that results in an outstanding dessert.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10 to 12
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 Cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 Cup ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • 16 large egg yolks
  • 1/8 Cup glucose powder*
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon iota carrageenan*
  • 1/8 teaspoon guar gum*
  1. Bring milk and cream to a boil in a pot; remove from heat; add ginger; let stand 10 minutes; strain through fine strainer into a bowl; discard ginger; reserve cream mixture.
  2. Heat 1/2 cup sugar in a saucepan, swirling pan occasionally, until amber caramel forms; remove from heat; whisk in cream mixture; bring to a boil, whisking constantly.
  3. Whisk egg yolks, remaining 1/2 cup sugar, glucose powder, salt, carrageenan, and guar gum in a bowl; gradually add some cream mixture into egg mixture, whisking constantly; whisk tempered egg mixture into hot cream mixture in pot; continue whisking over low heat until thickened; remove from heat; strain through fine strainer into clean bowl set in ice water bath; cool completely.
  4. Place custard in ice cream maker; process according to manufacturer’s directions; place ice cream in airtight container; reserve in freezer.
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