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Masala Chai Ice Cream

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A creamy custard-like ice cream using masala chai tea.

Prep Time: Prep time: 10 min. Cook time: 15 min.
Serving Size: serves 4-6
  • 8 egg yolks
  • pinch salt
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 2 c. whole milk
  • 1/4 c. masala chai tea┬áleaves
  • 2 c. half and half
In a large bowl, beat together egg yolks, salt, and sugar.
In a sauce pan scald the milk and add tea, then remove from heat. Let steep 5-6 min.
Strain into clean pan pressing out as much liquid as possible.
Add half and half and bring to a simmer.
Add 1/3 of the mixture to the eggs to temper.
Add the egg mixture to the milk mixture and cook over low heat, stirring until it coats the back of a spoon.
Strain through a fine strainer and cool in refrigerator.
Freeze according to instructions with your ice cream freezer.

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