Anyway, I don't think it's ever not ice cream weather around here. We eat it like crazy all year round. Doesn't matter if it's 95 or 25. Ice cream is always welcomed.
Salted Caramel Maple Ice Cream with Candied Bacon Bits
Prep Time: 00:10
Cook Time: Bacon:20 mins
- 4-6 slices of bacon
- 1/4 cup of brown sugar
- 1/2 cup maple syrup, bottled or homemade
- 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 2-3 TBSP caramel sauce
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Line a rimmed baking sheets with foil. Spray with cooking spray. Lay bacon on prepared baking sheets and sprinkle evenly with brown sugar ( approx 2-3 tsp per slice). Bake for 12-15 minutes, turning and coating the bacon with sugar halfway through cooking.
Remove from oven once bacon is crisp and a dark brown color.
Let it cool/drain completely. Then, chop into bite size pieces.FOR ICE CREAM
In a freeze safe bowl. whisk ice cream ingredients except caramel sauce. Add into ice cream maker and follow manufacturer's directions. Remove from maker and swirl caramel sauce through ice cream. Eat now if you want soft ice cream or put in freezer an hour or so to firm up.
Ice Cream Adapted From Bakeaholic Mama