Vanilla Bean Sauce
½ vanilla bean, split
2 c. heavy whipping cream
½ c. sugar
8 egg yolks
Combine vanilla bean, cream, and sugar in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
Temper egg yolks by adding a small amount of hot water to them. Add to cream mixture.
Return to low heat and cook until thickened. Don’t overcook! Strain and cool over ice bath.