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Pioneer Woman Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

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Pioneer Woman Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Matt R.
This vanilla bean ice cream recipe comes to us from the kitchen of the Pioneer Woman. So you know it’s good!
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Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 1 serving
Calories 370.92 kcal


  • 1 Vanilla Bean Split and Scraped
  • 2 Sugar
  • 8 Large Egg Yolk
  • 3 Heavy Cream


  • Heat the half-and-half and two cups sugar in a saucepan over low heat, adding vanilla “caviar” to the mixture. 
  • Turn off heat when mixture this is completely heated.
  • Beat egg yolks by hand or with an electric mixer. Do so until yolks are pale yellow and slightly thick.
  • Temper the egg yolks by slowly drizzling into the one-and-a-half cups of hot half-and-half mixture, being sure to consistently whisk.
  • Pour this new mixture into the pan containing the rest of the half-and-half mixture.
  • Cook over low to medium-low heat until very thick; stir often.
  • Drain custard and pour into a bowl with the heavy cream. Stir to combine.
  • Chill mixture completely and freeze in an ice cream maker until thick.
  • Place container in freezer to harden for at least 8 hours.


Calories: 370.92kcalCarbohydrates: 34.67gProtein: 3gFat: 25.33gSaturated Fat: 14.83gTrans Fat: 2gSodium: 27.83mgSugar: 33.17g
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