Broiled Citrus Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Serves: Serves 6-8
  • 1 Small Lemon
  • 2 Small Blood Oranges
  • 2 Clementines
  • 1 Orange
  • ½ Vanilla Bean
  • ¾ C. Sugar + extra for dipping citrus halves
  • 2½ C. Heavy Cream
  • ½ C. Whole Milk
  • 3 drops Orange Oil(food grade) or orange extract
  1. Cut all citrus in half and dip the cut ends in sugar. Place sugar dipped citrus halves on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  2. Broil on high on the top rack of the oven until tops are spotted with caramelized sugar.
  3. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  4. Juice the citrus and add the juice, sugar, and vanilla bean half(along with scraped seeds) to a small saucepan and bring just to a boil.
  5. Pour into a container and chill completely. Remove vanilla beans and stir in the cream, milk, and orange oil.
  6. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer instructions. Remove from ice cream maker and spread in a pullman pan. Freeze until solid.
  7. Let sit at room temperature for 5 minutes before scooping.
Recipe by The Kitchen McCabe at