Vanilla Bean Agave Ice Cream

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There is nothing “just plain vanilla” about this delicious, sugar-free treat. The vanilla bean and vanilla extract together give it a warm, rich note.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 8 hours 15 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup agave nectar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeded
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Combine milk, agave nectar, vanilla bean, and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a light simmer. Remove from heat.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk egg yolks. While milk mixture is hot, temper the yolks by adding half of the mixture into the eggs, whisking constantly. Add egg mixture to the saucepan, and heat until thickened.
  • Add cream and vanilla extract. Refrigerate 4 hours to overnight.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup agave nectar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeded
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Combine milk, agave nectar, vanilla bean, and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a light simmer. Remove from heat.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk egg yolks. While milk mixture is hot, temper the yolks by adding half of the mixture into the eggs, whisking constantly. Add egg mixture to the saucepan, and heat until thickened.
  • Add cream and vanilla extract. Refrigerate 4 hours to overnight.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat25g
Saturated Fat15g
Cholesterol175mg
Sodium190mg
Total Carbohydrate20g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars19g
Protein4g