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                       VANILLA ICE CREAM SPECTACULAR
 
 Recipe By     : Southern Living Magazine
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : American                         S_Living
                 Desserts                         Ice Cream
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5      cups          Milk
    2 1/4  cups          Sugar
      1/4  cup           Plus
    2      tablespoons   All-purpose flour
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
    5                    Eggs -- beaten
    4      cups          Half-and-half
    1 1/2  tablespoons   Vanilla extract
 
  Heat milk in a 3-quart saucepan over low heat until hot. Combine sugar,
 flour, and salt; gradually add sugar mixture to milk, stirring until
 blended. Cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring
 constantly.  Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot mixture into beaten
 eggs; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly.  Cook 1 minute;
 remove from heat, and let cool. Chill at least 2 hours.  Combine
 half-and-half and vanilla in a large bowl; add chilled custard, stirring
 with a wire whisk.
 Pour into freezer can of a 1-gallon hand-turned or electric freezer. Freeze
 according to manufacturer’s instructions.  Let ripen 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
 Yield: 1 gallon.
 
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