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This week we are talking about sweet things. In particular ice-cream.
There are not many people that don’t like it! Especially in NZ.

Top ice-cream consumers in the world per capita / litres per year

NZ 28.4 litres
USA 20.8 litres
AUS 18 litres
FIN 14 litres
So we are miles ahead!

Vanilla Ice-cream

Makes 1 ½ ltrs

  • 1 cup of Sugar
  • ½ cup of water
  • 450 ml cream, beaten to soft peaks
  • 4 egg yolks
  • ½ tsp vanilla paste

Heat water and sugar in a pot up to a temperature of 120 degrees
Whilst this is happening, beat egg yolks in a mixer till stiff. Carefully and slowly pour in the sugar mixer when it hits 120 degrees. Continue to beat until the mixture cools down slightly before folding through the soft cream and vanilla.
Place into a steel container to freeze.