Servings: Serves 6–8
Bring milk and cream to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in peppermint and turn off heat. Allow mint to steep for at least an hour.
Mix yolks, sugar, and vanilla together. Bring milk mixture back to a boil, then slowly add it to yolk mixture, whisking continuously.
Allow ice cream base to cool, then strain. Discard mint, then follow the instructions for your ice cream maker.