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Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramel ice cream, ice cream maker recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Freezing Time: 23 hours 59 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 376kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Salted Caramel Ice Cream is the salty sweet goodness dreams are made of and now you can make your own at home!
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  • Prepare vanilla bean ice cream base by combining 1 cup heavy cream, whole milk and sugar in a heavy medium saucepan. Cut vanilla bean in half lengthwise. Scrape out seeds, adding to the cream mixture and then place empty vanilla pods directly into the mixture.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together egg yolk and remaining one cup cream. Ladle a small amount, approximately 1/2 cup hot cream mixture to egg yolk, whisking constantly until blended. Then pour egg yolk mixture back into the sauce pot, continuing a vigorous whisk.
  • Continue whisking to prevent the egg yolk from setting up and cooking. Cook for 5 additional minutes, or until mixture has come to a low simmer. Remove from heat and run through a fine sieve to remove any large bits that would result in your ice cream being less than smooth. Place cream mixture into a large plastic container. Add vanilla bean pods to add additional flavor while the mixture cools. Remove before adding to the ice cream maker.
  • Combine cream mixture with salted caramel sauce. Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight.
  • Make ice cream according to the manufacturers directions and then freeze overnight to reach a harder consistency.
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how you liked it! 


If you don't have fleur de sel, use Kosher salt.


Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 280mg | Potassium: 108mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 980IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 0.1mg