Lavender Honey Ice Cream

Lavender Honey Ice Cream

Lavender Honey Ice Cream

True miel de lavande, the honey from Provence produced by bees that feed primarily on lavender blossoms, imparts a creamy texture and distinctive flavor and scent to a simple ice cream.Helen Rosner

This ice cream is best when made with true miel de lavande, French lavender honey from Provence, which is produced by bees that feed primarily on lavender blossoms, imparting a creamy texture and distinctive flavor and scent.

Lavender Honey Ice Cream
This lavender honey ice cream recipe is delicate and sweet, with a hint of lavender.
Yield: serves 6

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Beat egg yolks until thick and yellow, then slowly add sugar.
  2. Scald milk, then pour into eggs and sugar in a thin stream, beating with a whisk. Add honey and whisk until dissolved. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Cool and refrigerate until cold.
  3. Pour into an ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer's directions. Keep ice cream frozen hard until use.