Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Recipe

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

1 ½ cups organic whole or light coconut milk

½ cup xylitol

¼ tsp salt

1 egg yolk (tempered)

1 ½ cups organic heavy whipping cream

2 tbsp organic pure vanilla extract

1 whole vanilla bean (pod)

Combine coconut milk, xylitol, vanilla bean (scrapings from inside pod) and salt into a saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly until mixture simmers then reduce heat to low. Use ¼ cup of hot mixture to temper one egg yolk then add tempered egg to mixture. Whisk for an additional 3-minutes. Do not boil or overcook.

Pour this mixture into a glass bowl then add 1 ½ cups of organic whipping cream and 2 tbsp of vanilla extract. Refrigerate overnight before churning.*

*Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker