Selected Posts
Stella ParksBest New Pastry Chef
a handful of sprinklesWhy Weight
total eclipse of the tartTotal Eclipse of the Tart
chocolate sprinklesHomemade Sprinkles
plaid tartAbout BraveTart


Ceylon Ice Cream · GF (about 2 quarts)

I wrote this already in A Ceylon Plan, but if you arrived here from elsewhere, I’ll repeat:

90% of the cinnamon consumed in America is Cassia, a proper member of the cinnamon family, but a reckless, brash sort of spice. Think: red hots. It has an intense, sharp spice perfect for gingerbread or pumpkin pie. Nothing wrong with Cassia. It’s what I use most often. Ceylon, or true cinnamon, has a complex, floral, and incredibly aromatic flavor. Still unmistakeably cinnamon, but with a very rounded, gentle quality. Half the intrigue of this recipe comes from taking a bite and having your taste buds do a double take, thrown by the familiar yet unusual Ceylon flavor.

So make an effort to find Ceylon cinnamon for this recipe, I’m afraid a 24 hour steep on Cassia cinnamon might result in an absolutely overwhelming cinna-punch to the face.

Of course you can use canned pumpkin instead of a roasted squash puree, if you have that on hand. But, if you roasting a squash, you’ll have plenty of seeds to transform into Pumpkin Seed Brittle which, not coincidentally, works phenomenally with this ice cream.

12 oz cream
12 oz milk
1 Ceylon cinnamon stick, about 3 inches long
1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped and added to the sugar (below)
6 egg yolks
9 oz roasted squash puree
5 ounces sugar
5 ounces brown sugar
2 ounces maple syrup
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp kosher salt

In a medium pot, bring the milk and cream to a boil together with the cinnamon stick and vanilla bean. When the mixture begins to simmer, shut off the heat and cover with a lid. Cool to room temp (an ice bath would speed things along) and refrigerate overnight.

If you can plan ahead to give it a 24 hour steep, you’ll have your reward. I think the extraordinary flavor totally worth the wait, but obviously not always do-able. Give it at as much time as you can though. Otherwise you’ll just think, “So what?” with the final product.

After the time has elapsed, get ready to make the ice cream by whisking together the yolks, puree, sugars, and maple in a medium bowl.

Bring the milk/cream mixture back to a simmer. Once the mixture is nice and hot, shut off the heat and remove the vanilla bean and cinnamon stick. Use a spatula to scrape off all of the heavily flavored cream that will cling to both bean and stick. That stuff is liquid gold, make sure you scrape it back into the cream mixture. It’s easier to do this when they’re warm (hence bringing the mix to a simmer) because while cold, the goo will congeal quite firmly to each. But, it’s up to you. Ignore me if you like.

Now, whisk some of the hot mixture into the egg yolks, a ladle-full at a time, until the egg mixture is quite warm. Then whisk it back into the pot of cream.

Stir over medium heat until the ice cream base thickens (coating the back of a spoon being the popular description of done-ness). Immediately strain into a large bowl. Cool in an ice bath and then refrigerate overnight.

Process in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions.

Enjoy with aforementioned Pumpkin Seed Brittle and a hearty drizzle of Sage Caramel!

Fork!

« Back to the Recipe Box



Any questions?

Feb 18, 2012 ·  8:35 PM

Hi there Stella!!!!
I was thrilled to see this recipe. I am from Ceylon now known as Sri lanka and was very happy to see you use one of our essential spices in your recipes. WIll have a go at this one after I try the macarons. Thank you in advance!!!!

 · GerryBerry · 

Feb 18, 2012 · 11:24 PM

@GerryBerry, pleased to meet you! I am in love with Ceylon cinnamon, I’m so glad to hear from someone who loves it even more than me. Thanks for stopping by!

Stella

Mar 09, 2017 ·  6:45 PM

Hurrah, that’s what I was seeking for, what a data!

existing here at this web site, thanks admin of
this website.

 · ig · http://musclesleet25.ampedpages.com/hvac-Services-Commonly-Offered-4654742

Mar 15, 2017 · 11:57 AM

Appreciation to my father who told me concerning this webpage, this website
is actually awesome.

 · Augusto de Arruda Botelho · http://bit.ly/2noNb2j

Mar 24, 2017 ·  3:41 AM

When I originally left a comment I appear to have clicked the Notify me when new comments are added checkbox and now
every time a comment is added I get four emails with the same comment.
There has to be a means you are able to remove me from that service?

Thanks!

 · Georges Sadala · http://georgessadalarihan.co/category/georges-sadala-rihan/

May 11, 2017 ·  1:23 PM

And if you happen to’re in search of low-cost
inns, or one which’s situated in your desired destination, Hotwire has simply what you’re on the lookout for as your go-to supply among travel sites.

 · أرخص موقع لحجز الفنادق · http://oweniezu371blog.ampedpages.com/Details-Fiction-and-google-hotels--6385983

May 13, 2017 ·  9:28 PM

Providing Turkey and Egypt combined tours and travel packages in addition to all your travel wants for Turkey and Egypt.

 · لحجز الفنادق · http://leaf.halfmoon.jp/userinfo.php?uid=1555081

May 14, 2017 ·  8:43 AM

Feed your ardour for all issues Egypt with an explosive
4 Day Cairo Tour that features your personal information and driver, and
visits to the very best points of interest.

 · شقق مفروشة بالمدينة المنورة رخيصة · http://www.viveibague.com/members/ravenjason50/activity/401983/

May 15, 2017 ·  2:41 AM

It is hard to envisage how volunteers can cowl communities, native governments or state departments frequently without sources, authorized safety and help from a corporation.

 · الاماكن السياحية في برلين · http://bookmark-template.com/story3949322/hotel-berlin-for-dummies-برلين-المسافرون-العرب

May 16, 2017 ·  1:29 AM

As a consequence of its central location throughout the nation, the Frankfurt
station is taken into account Germany’s most vital rail visitors hub,
with tightly scheduled departures in the close to- and lengthy-distance transport.

 · يورب بارك العرب المسافرون · http://www.silverstoregames.com/profile/subwaydavid7

May 20, 2017 ·  2:55 PM

Close to Hyde Park, Paddington Practice Station and Whiteleys Procuring Centre, this hotel is
a modern, nicely-located London base.

 · المسافر لحجز الفنادق · http://travelbookmarklist.com/story2851780/the-single-best-strategy-to-use-for-hotel-موقع-لحجز-الفنادق

May 30, 2017 ·  4:06 PM

For the final inauguration in 2013, hotels in D.C. had a sixty six.eight p.c occupancy charge and an average
room rate of $444 from Jan.

 · افضل برنامج لحجز الفنادق · http://israelgqvz458.blog5.net/3917814/arab-tours-for-dummies

Jun 05, 2017 ·  8:20 PM

For the last inauguration in 2013, inns in D.C. had a 66.eight
p.c occupancy price and a mean room fee of $444 from Jan.

 · فندق المدينه · http://juliuswqjbt.full-design.com/medina-definition-Secrets--6621118

Jun 07, 2017 ·  3:55 AM

Tune Hotel, he mentioned, is a good instance of how an airline performs an necessary role in a lodge operator’s growth.

 · اسعار فنادق جزر المالديف · http://www.scoop.it/u/arabtours24-com-1

Jun 15, 2017 ·  5:40 AM

Auf finden Sie unvoreingenommene Hotelbewertungen und Fotos,
die Ihnen als Entscheidungshilfe dienen können.

 · restaurant frankfurt oder · http://tagung-feiern-frankfurt-oder.de/

Jun 17, 2017 · 10:59 AM

Das Hotel ist direkt am Oder-Neiße-Radweg gelegen und somit eignet
sich als beste Übernachtung für Bett & Bike – Gäste.

 · restaurant frankfurt oder · http://www.kontor-ffo.de/

Jun 17, 2017 ·  3:31 PM

Küstrin, 30 km entfernt, verfügt über gute Anbindung nach Berlin/Lichtenberg und Krzyż,
mit weiteren innerpolnischen Verbindungen.

 · restaurant frankfurt oder · http://www.kontor-ffo.de/

Jun 17, 2017 · 11:38 PM

Für Transporte und Umzüge können Sie sich bei uns auch
große und leistungsstarke Fahrzeuge, wie z.B. den Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
oder den VW Caddy.

 · restaurant frankfurt oder · http://www.kontor-ffo.de/

Jun 18, 2017 ·  1:03 PM

Better recognized within the space is the port of
El Quseir, about 80km south of Hurghada and a large and effectively-identified port, used for hundreds of years to import coffee from the Republic of
Yemen.

 · المالديف سياحة · http://elliotttbun048271.pages10.com/The-2-Minute-Rule-for-maldives--7446662



you?
 

After clicking "preview" you must click submit to post your comment.