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Aug 18, 2008 10:49 PM

Ice cream: Eggs or no eggs?

That is the question... What are your preferences and why?

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  1. eggs

    richer, creamier, dreamier

    6 egg yolks

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    1. re: Enorah

      Everything Enorah said, and said so well.

    2. eggs...also stays scoopable in the freezer and doesn't get that nasty crystal texture

      1. Egg yolks.

        It's so much better. Very rich.


        1. i try not to use eggs because i dont like eggs very much. never had a problem with texture or crystals. have made kulfi, sherbert and icecream in my icecream maker. maybe i dont store long term except for kulfi which is why it works for me.

          1. I like eggs and think it's creamier that way but I've read (and don't know if it's an urban myth) that that makes it frozen custard instead.

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            1. re: chowser

              No urban myth.
              Add egg yolks and it's technically frozen custard not ice cream.