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Is this a good idea or not? Beer ice cream? It came up on the show today and I looked into it. There was only one recipe I could find for Beer Ice Cream and here it is. If you try it, let me know.
Total time: 20 minutes, plus freezing time
Servings: 2 to 4
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup beer
1 cup heavy cream
1. In a medium bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar until they are pale and lemon colored. Bring the beer and the cream to a simmer in a heavy-bottom saucepan, then slowly pour over the sugar mixture, whisking constantly. Return the mixture to the pan and cook over low heat, whisking frequently, until it thickens.
2. Pour through a strainer into a mixing bowl set over ice and whisk until cool. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions.
Each of 4 servings: 384 calories; 4 grams protein; 30 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 27 grams fat; 15 grams saturated fat; 292 mg. cholesterol; 25 grams sugar; 34 mg. sodium.