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VANILLA AND PRUNE ICE CREAM

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SERVES 6

440ml milk

440ml double cream 2 vanilla pods, split lengthways, seeds scraped 9 egg yolks

150g caster sugar

12 prunes, stoned, cut in half and marinated in 3 tbsp brandy for 24 hours

Scald the milk and cream with the vanilla pods and seeds.

Beat the egg yolks and sugar until creamy, slowly add the milk mixture and whisk together.

Return it to the saucepan and cook over a low heat, stirring constantly, until the custard coats the back of a spoon. Strain through a sieve into a bowl, removing

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