1 pint half-and-half or light cream
3 egg yolks
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup diced candied ginger
Mix together egg yolks, sugar, salt and cinnamon in the top of a double boiler; set over simmering water. Slowly pour in scalded half-and-half, whisking constantly. Whisk over low heat until mixture is slightly thickened and smooth, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool completely.
Process ice cream in ice cream machine, adding ginger when mixture is slushy.
Yield: About 2 1/2 cups