Aniseed Flavour Ice-creams

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Aniseed Flavour Ice-creams
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 4 h. 30 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 cup
1 cup
1
Vanilla pod (halved lengthways, seeds removed)
2
1
4 tablespoons
Licorice syrup
How healthy are the main ingredients?
egg

Preparation steps

1.
Put the milk and cream in a pan, stir in the vanilla pod and seeds and bring to the boil.
2.
Beat the egg yolks and egg together with the syrup in a bowl until pale and creamy. Stir in the boiling milk and return the mixture to the pan, fishing out the vanilla pod. Stir over a low heat using a wooden spatula until the cream starts to become thick (soft and thickened but not set). It must not boil. Strain the custard through a sieve and leave to cool over iced water, stirring.
3.
Divide the mixture between 4 individual ice cream moulds and leave to freeze in the freezer compartment for around 1 hour. Insert a stick of liquorice into each ice cream and leave to freeze completely, for at least another 3 hours.
4.
Remove from the moulds and serve.