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Brown Sugar Bourbon Ice Cream Recipe? Yes, Please!

Alright, people, let’s be honest — there’s no such thing as TOO much ice cream. That’s why, before we wrap up Ice Cream Week, we have one last recipe for you. This recipe goes way back, and by that I mean wayyyy back! This is actually my great grandmother’s vanilla ice cream recipe. But we added a twist, a very boozy twist. We’ve taken this oh-so-simple homemade vanilla ice cream recipe, and added brown sugar and bourbon for the ultimate spiked summer sweet.


Ingredients:
– 2 ½ cups half and half

– 1 ½ cup whole milk

– ½ cup brown sugar

– ¼ cup granulated sugar

– 1 ½ teaspoon of vanilla

– ⅛ teaspoon salt

– 1 shot of bourbon (any brand)

Materials:
– Ice cream maker

Instructions:

1. Pour one cup of half and half, the brown sugar, the granulated sugar and the salt into sauce pan. Scald but do not boil. Stir until sugar has dissolved into the cream.

2. Pour mixture into a bowl and chill in the fridge for three to four hours. If your ice cream maker has trouble staying cold, we recommend chilling overnight.

3. Add 1 ½ cup whole milk and and 1 ½ cups of half and half to your cream and sugar mixture. If you like sweeter ice cream, you can substitute heavy whipping cream instead of half and half here.

4. Add the bourbon and vanilla. Stir thoroughly.

5. Pour mixture into ice cream maker.

6. Follow the directions for your ice cream maker to allow the ice cream to freeze.

7. Put the ice cream in the freezer for two or three hours.

Pour one cup of half and half, the brown sugar, the granulated sugar and the salt into sauce pan. Scald but do not boil. Stir until sugar has dissolved into the cream. Then, pour the mixture into a bowl and chill in the fridge for three to four hours. If your ice cream maker has trouble staying cold, we recommend chilling overnight.

Add 1 ½ cup whole milk and and 1 ½ cups of half and half to your cream and sugar mixture. If you like sweeter ice cream, you can substitute heavy whipping cream instead of half and half here.

Add the bourbon and vanilla. Stir thoroughly.

Pour cream mixture into ice cream maker. (Careful not to spill like I did, eek.)

Follow the directions on your ice cream maker to allow the ice cream to freeze. The ice cream freezes in our freezer in 20 to 30 minutes, but yours may be different. Finally, put the ice cream in the freezer for two or three hours. This let’s the ice cream set a little bit more, so it won’t be too soft.

Brown Sugar Bourbon Ice Cream Recipe

We *highly* recommend serving with apple pie ;)

Brown Sugar Bourbon Ice Cream RecipeBrown Sugar Bourbon Ice Cream Recipe

Woot! You’re done.

Have you ever made boozy ice cream before? Share pics of your favorite recipe on Instagram and tag @britandco!

Ahhh, fall. There are so many things to love about this time of year (give us ALL the sweaters and pumpkin-flavored eats). But, high on the list comes autumn decor candles, throws, textiles — you name it. Of course, buying items and actually adding them to your room are two different things. So we're turning to Instagram for the best styling advice and inspo for the season. Scroll on to see everything you need to get those wheels turning!

@sbkliving: Sometimes, it only takes a chic doormat to transition your front steps for the season. Hello, fall!

@rachelpuccetti: Excuse us while we spend an entire lazy Sunday relaxing in this fall-infused space.

@farmhousetofrills: A monochrome mantel never looked so chic. (That fireplace pumpkin setup is seriously *genius*.)

@faith_hope_home: Greet guests with a fall-themed entrance to set the tone for a day of pumpkin carving or scary movie marathoning.

@simplysoutherncottage: Don't forget about those nooks and crannies! This entryway/mudroom situation is capturing our little harvest-loving hearts.

@6thirtydecor: Speaking of pumpkins, pick up a few extra gourds to pave the way into your cozy autumn abode.

@farmsteadonfirst: That guest bedroom you weren't sure what to do with it? Transform it into a rustic retreat with some fall signage and mustard-yellow and green accents.

@fiddleleafinteriors: We're going to take a second to *swoon* over this adorable kitchen setup. Those farmhouse accents and simple centerpiece setup? We're in love.

@ohmydearblog: Contrary to what you think, florals *aren't* just for spring. Bring them into your abode by selecting buds in moody tones to pay homage to the season.

@simply.mrs.z: Drawn to modern style? Play up the Halloween vibes by picking black, orange and brass accents to rock on places like your bookshelf. (Bonus points for carrying the theme over to your textiles.)

@drivewaytodreams_crystal: We're going to go ahead and give two thumbs up to all of these orange-hued accents. Backdropped with a neutral furnishings and they truly *pop*!

@cripcollectiveig: For those who don't want to go overboard with the "fall stuff" this one will speak to you. Compile a couple of cute throws and a minimalist pumpkin print on your mantle and you're set

@cavcottage: Who said fun pillows were limited to furnishings only? We're ALL about this entry display.

@houseon77th: This daybed setup is a *dream*. But actually, this would be the perfect space to doze off in come the colder days.

@kristenforgione: For a more festive Halloween look, overhaul your living space with a spooky handmade addition like this one. *Googles paper bat DIYs.*