Basic Recipe for Ice – cream


4 egg yolks
½ cup (150 g) sugar
2½ cups (500 ml) milk or cream



  • Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until foamy and creamy.
  • Pour into a saucepan and warm over a low heat , stirring carefully.
  • Gradually add the milk, stirring continuously. Leave the mixture to cool completely, stirring occasionally.
  • Put the mixture into an ice-cream machine or in the deep-freeze and allow to set. Serve with a flavored mousse  or cream.