Why make ice cream at home when you can get it at any convenience store? It's easy. Homemade ice cream is all natural. But that's not all; when you make ice cream, you can customize it to your liking, which you can't get from store-bought ice cream.
Let's make vanilla ice cream. You don't even need an ice cream maker! This is a no-churn vanilla ice cream recipe that sounds easy. The result is a pint of creamy and fluffy ice cream made with the highest quality ingredients that is delicious and even tastier!
Why make vanilla ice cream?
Make ice cream at home because it's fun, empowering, and free. Make your own ice cream because it's yours and it suits your taste buds. Make ice cream because you can get the whole family involved!
The truth is, homemade ice cream is out of this world. It actually takes you 15 minutes plus a few hours of freezing time. However, it's delicious and highly customizable. After the first pint of homemade ice cream, nobody's alike -- you'll never look at store-bought frozen treats the same way again.
What's in vanilla ice cream?
There are two key ingredients in a no-churn ice cream recipe. The first is condensed milk, which gives the ice cream its sweet and creamy flavor, and the second is heavy cream, which is whipped until fluffy to give the ice cream the smoothest texture.
Otherwise, it's time to let your imagination run wild. In this case, we're using high-quality vanilla extract to add some character to the ice cream, but that's where the fun comes in. Add chocolate, blueberries or pistachios instead. Everything will pass.
Once you're confident and ready with your ice cream, you'll want to try new and exciting flavors, but start with vanilla and see how it goes. After all, practice makes perfect!
Enjoy your homemade vanilla ice cream with friends and family and have an extra pint in the freezer for uninvited guests. Everyone loves ice cream and having your own is a great conversation starter! Show off your new ice cream making skills and create your flavor combinations. How cool is that? Let's take a look at our ice cream recipes.
No-churn vanilla ice cream recipe
Serving Size: 1 Pint (12 Servings)
Prep Time: 15 minutes plus freezing time
Cook Time: 0
Total time: 6 hours
• 12 oz condensed milk
• 2 cups heavy cream
• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract (or vanilla paste)
1. In a mixing bowl, combine condensed milk and vanilla. Set aside.
2. Place the heavy cream in a second mixing bowl and beat with a hand mixer until stiff peaks form.
3. Pour the heavy cream into the condensed milk one tablespoon at a time without mixing too much.
4. Transfer the mixture to a container and freeze for at least 6 hours.
Alternatively, you can add cocoa powder and chocolate syrup for chocolate ice cream or crumble cookies for biscuits and cream ice cream. The sky is the limit!