If you are a cinnamon fan or a fan of the Cinnamon Toast Crust Cereal you are going to love this ice cream. It has a mild cinnamon flavor and is full of crunchy pieces of cinnamon toast cereal.

Ingredients of Cinnamon Toast Ice Cream

  • 3 cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal
  • 1 ⅓ cups whole milk
  • ¼ tsp of salt
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 ½ Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar

How to Make Cinnamon Toast Ice Cream

  • Put one cup of the cereal in a bowl and pour milk into it.
  • Let cereal sit in fridge for at least 6 hours.
  • Strain the milk from the cereal. Put milk into a medium saucepan and heat with the salt and sugar over medium heat.
  •  Bring mixture to a simmer and then remove from heat.
  • Whisk egg yolks in a bowl.
  • Put half of the hot milk mixture into the egg yolks, whisking constantly.
  • Then pour that back into the saucepan with the rest of the milk.
  • Cook mixture over low heat, stirring constantly, until it thickens enough to coat the back of the spoon.
  • Put the cream into a separate bowl and place bowl in an ice bath.
  • Strain the warm milk mixture into the bowl of cream.
  • Mix in vanilla and cinnamon and stir over the ice until cool.
  • Put the bowl into the fridge for overnight.
  • Put the remaining two cups of cereal in a bag and crush it a little bit.
  • Heat butter and brown sugar in a bowl in the microwave until it’s melted. Whisk together until blended and pour it over the cereal in the bowl.
  • Spread the cereal over a parchment-lined cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, let cool, and break into small pieces.
  • When cream solution is done chilling, process according to your ice cream maker instructions.
  • When the ice cream is almost done processing, mix in the Cinnamon Toast Crunch pieces.
  • Then store the ice cream and let freeze for overnight.
  • Serve ice cream in individual bowls and sprinkle a little bit more Cinnamon Toast Crunch.


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