Vanilla Honey Ice Cream Recipe - with AB's Yellow Box Honey

Vanilla Honey Ice Cream Recipe

Vanilla Honey Ice Cream Recipe - with AB's Yellow Box Honey

Vanilla Honey Ice Cream

Home-made ice-cream is easier than you think to make! Try this Vanilla Honey Ice Cream recipe at home.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Australian
Servings 6 servings


  • 3 cups thickened cream
  • 1 cup full cream milk
  • 1/2 cup AB's Yellow Box Honey
  • 2 vanilla beans split lengthwise and scraped
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 tbsp pure vanilla extract


  • Heat the cream, milk, honey, vanilla beans and seeds in a heavy saucepan over medium heat until hot. DO NOT BOIL!
  • Lightly whisk the egg yolks in a heatproof bowl; slowly drizzle 1 cup of the hot cream mixture into the yolks while whisking.
  • Pour the yolk mixture into the saucepan of cream; heat, stirring constantly, until the custard thickens slightly and coats the back of a wooden spoon. BE CAREFUL NOT TO BOIL and curdle.
  • Pour through a fine-mesh strainer to remove the vanilla beans and any bits of cooked egg yolk.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Cover the mixture with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold, about 6 hours.

Instructions for Ice Cream Maker

  • Follow the directions on your ice cream maker to freeze. Once frozen, transfer to containers and allow to set in the freezer for 2 hours.

If you don't have an ice cream maker:

  • Pour mixture into pre-chilled metal loaf tin for approx 6 hours or until it's almost set.
  • Remove from freezer and use a metal spoon to break up the ice cream.
  • Transfer to a bowl and beat for 3 minutes or until smooth. Return to the loaf pan, cover with foil and freeze for 4 hours.
Keyword abshoney, dessert, ice cream

Recipe Ingredient – Yellow Box Honey

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