French Vanilla Freeze

By ADW|2017-08-25T11:10:07-04:00Updated: August 25th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments


  • 10 3/4 tsp Equal® for Recipes (36 packets Equal® sweetener or 1 1/2 cups Equal® Spoonful™)
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 piece vanilla bean (2-inches)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 1 cup real liquid egg product
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Ice cream maker


  1. Combine Equal®, cornstarch, vanilla bean and salt in medium saucepan; stir in milk and margarine.
  2. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, whisking constantly. Boil until thickened, whisking constantly, for about 1 minute.
  3. Whisk about 1 cup milk mixture into egg product in small bowl; whisk egg mixture back into milk mixture in saucepan.
  4. Cook over very low heat, whisking constantly, for 30 to 60 seconds. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Let cool.
  5. Remove vanilla bean and Refrigerate until chilled, for about 1 hour.
  6. Freeze mixture in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions. Pack into freezer container and freeze until firm about 6 hours or overnight.
  7. Before serving, let stand at room temperature until slightly softened, about 15 minutes.

Food Exchanges: 1 Milk, 1 Fat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 6 Servings
Calories:    134
Protein:    8g
Carbohydrate:    13g
Cholesterol:    2mg
Sodium:    205mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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