Preparation time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Medium - experience needed
Dietary guidance: v n g
2 cups half-and-half (or heavy cream if you want a richer ice cream)
1 cup whole milk
6 egg yolks
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup honey
3 bags of English Breakfast tea, or 6 teaspoons loose tea
1. Separate the egg yolks and beat them until they're just broken.
2. In a heavy saucepan, heat the milk, cream, salt, and teabags until the liquid is hot.
3. Whisk a little of the hot cream into the egg yolks; then pour the whole egg yolk mixture into the cream.
4. Cook on a low flame, stirring continuously, until the custard coats the back of a spoon.
5. Remove the custard from heat and stir in the honey.
6. Strain the sweetened custard into a bowl and chill thoroughly in the refrigerator.
7. Freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions that came with your ice cream maker.