“Southern Living”
READY IN:
50mins
YIELD:
1 quart
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk together the first 4 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan.
  2. Gradually whisk in milk and whipping cream.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 10-12 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly; remove from heat.
  4. Whisk egg yolk until slightly thickened.
  5. Gradually whisk about 1 cup hot cream mixture into yolk.
  6. Add yolk mixture to remaining cream mixture, whisking constantly.
  7. Whisk in vanilla bean paste.
  8. Cool 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  9. Place plastic wrap directly on cream mixture, and chill 8-24 hours.
  10. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°.
  11. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring once halfway through.
  12. Cool completely (about 30 minutes).
  13. Pour chilled cream mixture into freezer container of a 1 1/2 quart electric ice cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
  14. Before transferring ice cream to an airtight container for further freezing, stir in pecans and chocolate.

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