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Anything is good, in moderation. I cook because I love to and because I can share with those around me. I crochet for the same reason.

Do what you want to do, enjoy what you do and use it to touch those around you.

Dec 17, 2012

Key Lime Ice Cream

  Yes, I know it is winter, but who doesn't like ice cream?  Besides, this one give a nice tang of summer.

    12 ounce evaporated milk    

    14 ounce sweetened condensed milk    

    2 Cup milk   

    2/3 Cup heavy cream    

    2 egg yolks, beaten    

    1 Cup white sugar    

    1 Cup Key Lime Juice

    3 Ounce Lime Jello

    Graham crackers for toppig. 

In a saucepan over low heat, combine the evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, milk, and heavy cream. Cook until warm, whisking constantly. Once the mixture is hot to the touch, whisk in the gelatin mix and sugar, stirring constantly until sugar and gelatin are completely dissolved.  Remove from the heat.

In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks then temper with some of the hot milk mixture.  Whisk back into the pan.Whisk in the egg yolks, and remove from the heat. Stir in the lime juice.  Refrigerate the mixture overnight then pour the mixture into an ice cream maker.  Freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.  Once the ice cream is thick, transfer to a freezer container, seal, and freeze until solid.  Top with crushed graham crackers.

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