In a large bowl, whisk together the 125ml (1/2 cup) sugar and egg yolks, until the mixture has gone pale in colour and doubled in size. HOKEY POKEY ICE CREAM (unchurned) If you don’t have an ice cream machine, swap all the ingredients except the hokey pokey for: Half a 397g can condensed milk, 600ml double cream, 1 tsp vanilla extract. Place the ingredients in a big bowl then beat with an electric whisk until really thick. Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a03e5f24406a15d4896c591429c5f37f" );document.getElementById("ece2f5cdf2").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Perhaps you are wondering what “hokey pokey” actually is. As shown above, for your hokey pokey ice cream, you simply need to break up the honeycomb toffee into smaller bits suitable in an ice cream for that desirable crunch. Given these points, whichever story is true, hokey pokey ice cream certainly tastes magical. However, it is also a fun activity that you can do with your kids, who will most likely be over the moon about making their own ice cream. Temper hot milk into the sugar yolk mixture, by slowly adding hot milk about 60ml (1/4 cup) at a time, whisking to distribute heat. This is a honeycomb ice cream recipe all the way from New Zealand.

Somewhat similar to this method of selling ices on the street is the custom now in vogue in the cities, and used to be in Frederick, of retailing the ‘poor relation’ of ice cream known as Hokey Pokey, by the boys with hand carts. Alternatively, go to Stock Photos to see what's available. Following the first appearance of this item, messages from the other side of the globe told that the variety of ice cream sold under that name in New Zealand, consisting of vanilla ice cream with pieces of crunchy honeycomb toffee in it, is the second most popular flavour in the country. Alternatively, simply drizzle the ice cream with a caramel sauce. Greedy Gourmet is an award winning food and travel blog. All photos found on Greedy Gourmet are available for licensing. World Wide Words is copyright © Michael Quinion, 1996–. Its sellers from handcarts, the hokey-pokey men, were invariably Italians who had fled poverty in their own country. Subscribe to my free newsletter and receive an eCookbook of my most popular recipes! Admittedly, it takes a some time and effort to make your own ice cream. You can adjust the quantity of vanilla paste to taste. This is particularly desirable on a hot summer’s day or if you are serving the hokey pokey ice cream as a dessert for a big dinner. In essence, hokey pokey ice cream recipe is just a normal vanilla ice cream mixed with bits of hokey pokey candy or, as most people know it, honeycomb. (“ice cream, here’s a little!”) or O che poco! Incidentally, the name of the song-cum-dance usually known in the US as the hokey-pokey (“You put your right foot in, you put your right foot out”) and elsewhere as the hokey-cokey, has no obvious direct link with any of these senses. The best thing about homemade hokey pokey ice cream is that can add as much hokey pokey candy as you want! Despite being well known in New Zealand, ‘hokey pokey’ is unheard of outside this small, remote country. Hokey pokey ice cream is an interesting twist on otherwise conventional vanilla ice cream. We can’t be sure this is where the name came from, but the sudden appearance of the same term within such a narrow space of time 3000 miles apart might suggest that it was brought by the Italians themselves.