Wednesday, June 27, 2012

((i scream, you scream series)) blueberry muffin ice cream


Blueberry muffins are my absolute favorite thing to eat for breakfast....mostly because I enjoy eating the batter ;) I made this ice cream for dessert one night when we had breakfast for dinner. I have to say, after eating biscuits & gravy, eggs and bacon, it was THE perfect way to end the meal. 


I adapted the french vanilla recipe that came with my kitchen aid ice cream attachment and cut the recipe in half because we didn't have much room in our freezer. Double it if you want more!

Ingredients:
1 1/4 cups half & half
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
3 teaspoons vanilla
dash of salt
1 box of Betty Crocker blueberry muffin mix
((the one with the can of blueberries inside!))

Directions:
In saucepan, heat half & half over medium heat until it is very hot, starting to steam. Do not boil. Remove from heat & set aside.

Mix egg yolks & sugar in large bowl on a low speed (I used a hand mixer on speed 2). Continuing the mixer, gradually add half & half and mix until blended. Return the miture into the sauce pan and cook over medium heat again, until small bubbled form around edge and mixture is steamy.

 STIR CONSTANTLY & DO NOT BOIL.

Transfer half & half mixture into a large bowl, stir in whipping cream, vanilla, and salt. Cover with foil & chill 8 hours or overnight. 

Using speed one on your kitchen aid attachment, pour mixture inside and "churn" until it is frozen, about 20 minutes. In the last couple of minutes, add spoonfuls of the muffin mix. I used no more than half a cup. Turn off the mixer & stir in blueberries that are fully rinsed. 

Don't rinse if you want a purple ice cream. 


love. 


wooden spoons: Sucre Shop
berry basket: anthropologie
ice cream "condiment" cup: Joann
ice cream pint cartons: sweet bliss containers

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14 comments:

  1. Ahhhh - I am so excited that you made this!!! Blueberry muffin yogurt has been my absolute favorite at Yogurtini, but they only have it occasionally. I'm totally going to try making this at home! :)

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  2. oh my goodness! That looks delicious! I am going to have to try this soon!

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  3. Hey girl! I just found you through the Coast to Coast map, I'm from Denver! That ice cream sounds delicious! I had some a couple of years ago from Maggie Moos but I'm sure homemade is even better! :)
    http://samisshenanigans.blogspot.com

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  4. oh my! i am soooooo making this! we have been making homemade ice cream at least twice a week this summer. it sounds so delicious! thanks for sharing!

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  5. YUM, what a great idea! I really need an ice cream attachment. these photos are so lovely, the aged wood backdrop is perfect.

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  6. Oh my gosh. Sounds SO YUMMY. xoxo

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  7. This sounds so delicious! Thank you for sharing!

    Annie and Edna

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  8. Oh my goodness yum!!!! Thanks so much for sharing. I just discovered your blog and I am your newest follower. xo

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  9. This is so so amazing!! I just found your blog and I am so in love!
    This ice cream looks to die for :)
    Amy xo

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