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Spiced Banana ice-cream (Dairy)
« on: December 23, 2011, 11:14:54 PM »
Spiced Banana Ice Cream:


2 cups heavy cream
1 cup whole milk
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
1 whole star anise or 1/2 teaspoon star anise pieces
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1/4 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
1/2 cup coarsely mashed ripe banana (1 medium)
6 large egg yolks

Special equipment: an instant-read thermometer; an ice cream maker

Method:

Stir together cream, milk, brown sugar, cinnamon stick, star anise, nutmeg, cardamom, white pepper, and a pinch of salt in a 2- to 3-quart heavy saucepan. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into cream mixture, then add pod. Pur