Vanilla Armagnac Ice Cream

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 2 hr 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 2 hr 30 min
  • Yield: 1 quart
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Ingredients

3 cups heavy cream

2/3 cups sugar

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Seeds scraped from 1 vanilla bean

1/4 cup good Armagnac or Cognac

Directions

  1. Heat the cream, sugar, vanilla, and vanilla seeds in a small saucepan only until the sugar is dissolved. Be sure the sugar is dissolved - you will no longer feel any grittiness from the sugar if you rub some cream between your fingers. Strain into a bowl, cover, and chill very well. Add the Armagnac and freeze the mixture in an ice cream freezer according to the manufacturer's directions. Spoon into a freezer container and allow to chill in the freezer for a few hours before serving.

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