White Chocolate Ice Cream
adapted from The Perfect Scoop
2 cups milk
pinch of salt
5 egg yolks
8 oz white chocolate, finely chopped
1 cup heavy cream
Heat milk and pinch of salt in a saucepan over medium high heat until steaming, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, in a medium mixing bowl, whisk egg yolks until smooth. While whisking vigorously, slowly pour warm milk into yolks.
Return custard to saucepan and heat over medium heat until thick enoug to coat the back of a spoon, about 5 minutes. Place finely chopped white chocolate in mixing bowl. Once custard is thick, immediately pour on top of white chocolate and whisk until melted and smooth.
Stir in heavy cream and chill in refrigerator until completely cool, at least 2 hours. Process in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions.