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This recipe involves combining three beaten mixtures, so make sure you have 3 mixing bowls. It makes a rich and creamy vanilla ice cream which you can flavour in many ways.  Try adding grated chocolate or the classic hokey pokey.

Prep Time: 2 hours 30 mins


4 eggs, separated

1/4 cup caster sugar

1/4 cup caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla essence

300ml cream


1. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and gradually add the first measure of sugar, one tablespoon at a time. Beat until each spoonful of sugar dissolves before adding the next.

2. In a separate bowl beat egg the yolks and the second measure of sugar until thick and pale and add the vanilla.

3. Fold the egg yolks into the egg white mixture.

4. Whip the cream until thick then fold into egg mixture, with any other flavourings.

5. Pour the ice cream into a shallow container, cover and freeze for 2 hours or until firm.;


Add any of the following after the cream-

  • 1 cup chocolate chips;
  • 1 cup chopped nuts;
  • 1 cup puréed berry fruit - e.g. strawberries, raspberries

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