STREAMING NOW: Taste in Translation

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“Here's a refreshing change of pace dessert topping. This is delicious! It's great on about anything where a mint flavor is needed. I like to slice a piece of angel food cake, add ice cream,(your choice)then a dollop of the mint creme anglaise. Go a step further and drizzle on some choc. syrup!! Please use pure vanilla extract, it wil taste so much better. Times do not include steeping time.30”
1 1/4 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy medium saucepan, combine the cream and mint and bring just to a boil over high heat. Remove from the heat to set aside to steep for 45 minutes. Strain the cream and return it to the saucepan; reheat until warmed through.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar until blended. Gradually whisk in the hot cream. Pour the mixture in a clean saucepan and cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly with a wqooden spoon, until it reaches 160°F, is slightly thickened and just coats the back of a spoon, 6 to 8 minutes. Don't let the custard boil, or it will curdle.
  3. Immediately strain the custard into a metal bowl and set it into another larger bvowl of ice water to cool, stirring occasionally. Stir in the vanilla. Cover and refrigerate until chilled for up to 1 day.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a