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Almond Ice Cream
Cooking time : 45 min.       Serving :  8

      Almonds     1/4 cup (blanched) 
      Milk        2 cups 
      Heavy cream 2/3 cup 
      Egg Yolks   3 
      Sugar       1/2 cup 

Reduce the almonds to a powder. Add the milk and heavy cream, mix thoroughly together. In a saucepan, heat the almond mixture and bring it to a boil. Remove from heat. In a bowl, mix the egg yolks and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the almond mixture and mix well. Return the mixture to the saucepan. Stir over medium-low heat until the custard thickens.(For reference it has to stick to the spoon)Do not boil.
Strain custard into a clean bowl and refrigerate until cold. Process custard in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instruction. Transfer to covered container and freeze until firm.
---Meenakshi Sarma.