Plain Vanilla Icecream
1 qt milk
1 cp sugar
1 tbsp vanilla
2 tbsp cream
2 tbsp cornstarch
1 - Take 1 qt milk and scald it; then stir in it 3 eggs which have been beaten light and creamed with
1 cp sugar and a little salt
2 - Let it cook in a double boiler until the custard begins to coat the spoon, stirring all then while.
3 - After taking it from the fire, stir in 1 tbsp vanilla and 2 tbsp cream.
4 - After the custard has been beaten for a few minutes let it cool for freezing. (2 tbsp cornstarch
may be mixed in with the sugar and cooked in the milk.
5 - In this case, use only 1 egg, adding it after the milk has been taken from the heat, and stirring in
1 pint cream with the flavoring, after the mixture has cooled).