Heat your 90 grams of sugar with 2 tablespoons of water in a saucepan and heat until it reaches a temperature of 250 degrees Fahrenheit (120 degrees Celsius).
Meanwhile, mix the egg whites (in a clean bowl with clean mixing hooks) until they form stiff peaks.
When the temperature is reached pour the sugar syrup carefully with the egg whites and continue to mix until room temperature is reached.
Then put 70 grams of sugar and 4 tablespoons of water in a small saucepan and heat until it reaches 250 degrees Fahrenheit (120 degrees Celsius).
Meanwhile, beat the egg yolks until they are pale yellow and creamy.
When the sugar has reached the temperature, pour the sugar syrup into the egg yolks carefully while continuing to mix. Mix further until the mixture reaches room temperature.
Heat cognac in a saucepan until it is hot and put the heat out.
Dissolve the gelatine in the cognac.
Let it cool to room temperature.
With a mixer, you beat the cream until it is stiff.
Prepare the ice cream
With a spatula, add the cream to the custard and mix this gently and carefully.
Then mix the meringue gently through.
Finally, stir in the brandy mixture.
Pour the cream mixture into a freezer box and put it in the fridge for at least 4 hours.
Because this recipe is in need of fluffy egg whites, use a bowl and mix hooks that you clean thoroughly before use with hot water and detergent. In addition, start with this step, so you do not accidentally mix some drops of fat of egg yolk or cream in your meringue.
If you don't want to use raw eggs in your base as children, the sick and/or elderly people can get sick of it use the following ingredients as your ice cream base. Take 3 cups (750 ml) cream, ¾ cups (150 grams) of sugar, and 1 cup (250 grams) of mascarpone, instead of the custard and Italian meringue. Mix everything well and pour into the freezer box and freeze in the fridge.
A great side of this ice cream is shavings of dark chocolate and strawberries. A delicious combination with the cognac.
Because meringue with a custard base is used in this recipe the ice is so airy you can just put it in the freezer and you won't need an ice cream machine.