Indulge in the creamy goodness of homemade ice cream with this easy recipe. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a decadent treat that will have your taste buds singing with joy. Whether you’re a chocolate lover or a fan of fruity flavors, this recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet cravings. So grab a spoon and get ready to enjoy a scoop of deliciousness!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes | Serves: 4


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional mix-ins: chocolate chips, chopped nuts, fruit


  1. In a saucepan, heat the milk, sugar, and salt until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Stir in the heavy cream and vanilla extract. Remove from heat and let cool.
  3. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  4. If desired, add in mix-ins during the last few minutes of churning.
  5. Transfer the ice cream to a container and freeze for at least 4 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 25g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 23g || Saturated Fat: 14g || Cholesterol: 80mg || Sodium: 50mg || Fiber: 0g || Sugar: 22g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. Simple ingredients that you likely already have on hand.
  2. Customizable with your favorite mix-ins to create unique flavors.
  3. Creamy and smooth texture that rivals store-bought ice cream.
  4. Satisfies cravings for a sweet treat without the need for a fancy ice cream machine.
  5. A fun and easy recipe to make with kids or for a special dessert at home.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid over-churning the ice cream, as it can result in a grainy texture.
  2. Avoid adding mix-ins too early, as they can sink to the bottom of the ice cream maker.
  3. Avoid using low-fat ingredients, as they can affect the texture and creaminess of the ice cream.
  4. Avoid skipping the chilling process before serving, as it allows the flavors to meld and the ice cream to firm up.
  5. Avoid storing the ice cream in the freezer for an extended period, as it can develop freezer burn and lose its fresh taste.

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