lemon custard ice cream

Makes 8
Prep 10 - 30 m
Chill 240 m
Freeze 120 m
Cook 15 m



  1. 1 of 7 If using a gel-canister ice-cream maker, freeze canister overnight.
  2. 2 of 7 Stir together 1/4 cup of the sugar and lemon zest in small bowl to evenly distribute zest. Stir in juice; set aside.
  3. 3 of 7 Place a large bowl and strainer on heatproof surface near stove. Combine milk and yolks in a heavy, nonstick, medium-size saucepan. Stir in remaining 1 cup sugar. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly with rubber scraper, until instant-read thermometer just reaches 190 degree F, about 15 to 20 minutes (do not let mixture boil), or until slightly thickened. Strain immediately into bowl; stir in salt.
  4. 4 of 7 Add lemon mixture to bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves. Place wax paper directly on custard and refrigerate until chilled, about 4 hours.
  5. 5 of 7 To freeze, add cream to custard, stirring just to combine. Pour into ice- cream maker; process 30 minutes as per manufacturers directions.
  6. 6 of 7 Scrape into a 1-1/2-quart container; freeze to firm completely, about 2 hours.
  7. 7 of 7 Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Information for lemon custard ice cream
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 47 mg sodium, 175 mg chol., 12 g sat. fat, 4 g pro., 36 g carb., 0 g fiber, 341 kcal cal., 21 g Fat, total