Thermomix Candy Cane Ice Creams


  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 600 g full cream milk
  • 200 g pouring (whipping) cream
  • 180 g white sugar
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 pinch sea salt (optional)
  • 110 g candy canes (approx. 8)


  1. Split vanilla bean lengthways and scrape out seeds (reserve pod). Place scraped vanilla seeds and reserved vanilla pod into mixing bowl. Add full cream milk, cream, sugar, egg yolks and salt (optional) and cook 8 min/90°C/speed 2. Carefully remove vanilla pod.
  2. Transfer mixture into approx. 3 ice cube trays. Allow mixture to cool completely before placing into freezer for minimum 10 hours. Clean and dry mixing bowl.
  3. Place candy canes into mixing bowl and crush 2 sec/speed 5. Transfer crushed candy canes into a bowl and set aside.
  4. Place ice cream cubes into mixing bowl and blend 20 sec/speed 6. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula, then blend 20 sec/speed 6.
  5. Add reserved candy cane pieces and combine 10 sec//speed 3, until just combined. Spoon ice cream mixture into 12 paper cups (85 ml) or ice cream moulds. Place cups or moulds into freezer to set for 1 hour.
  6. Stir each ice cream to ensure candy cane pieces are evenly distributed throughout, then place a popsicle stick into the center of each. Place ice creams back into the freezer until set (minimum 8 hours or overnight).
  7. Once set, turn out of cups or moulds and serve straight from the freezer.


If you can’t find popsicle sticks you can use spoons instead or for an added treat, candy canes. · Reserve your egg whites to use in one of the pavlova stack recipes. · These individual ice creams are the perfect festive treat on a hot Christmas day.