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       Title: FRESH FIG ICE CREAM
  Categories: Desserts, Fruits, Harned 1994
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       1 qt Fresh, peeled pink figs
            -(Celeste variety)
       1 pt Whole milk
       1 pt Heavy cream
       6    Egg yolks
   1 1/4 c  Fine, granulated sugar
       6    Egg whites; stiffly beaten
       3 tb Cream sherry wine
  
   Crush peeled figs with a wooden spoon.  Scald the milk and cream, but do
   not
   boil; skim.  Beat egg yolks and sugar together until very light.  Pour hot
   milk over the egg yolk mixture, stirring constantly. Add the stiffly beaten
   egg whites and stir in the wine.  Cool, then start freezing. When slightly
   frozen, add crushed figs; stir well. Return to freezer and finish freezing.
   Allow to ripen a few hours before serving.
   
   From _Our Best Recipes_ by Lena E. Sturges, Food Editor.  Birmingham,
   AL: Oxmoor House, Inc., 1970.  Pg. 132.  Library of Congress Catalog
   Number 70-140493.  Typed for you by Cathy Harned.
  
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