Be sure to try an old fashioned brown bread ice cream recipe from Grandma's collection. Brown bread might sound like an unusual flavor ingredient, but it's absolutely delicious in this frozen treat.
This is a great recipe for using those slices of leftover, dry brown bread. Enjoy serving this homemade ice cream to your friends and family and watch for their reaction when they learn of the surprise ingredient and how delicious it really is. They won't believe it's bread!
3 oz brown bread crumbs, 2 oz macaroons, 2 oz sugar, 1/2 pint whipped cream, 2 yolks of eggs, 1/2 pint of milk, 1 wineglass curaçoa.
Make custard of yolks of eggs, sugar and milk; mix together the breadcrumbs and crushed macaroons, and pour over them the curaçoa; allow them to stand half an hour, then mix all together, and freeze dry. Serve with macaroons.
The Girl’s Own Annual (1891)
Put into a bowl eight ounces of brown bread crumbs, fine and dry. Add six ounces sifted sugar, a wineglassful of curaçoa liqueur (see above hint), and a pint of double cream, whipped. Mix and freeze.