How to Make the Best Homemade Ice Cream

How to Make the Best Homemade Ice Cream
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Typically, ice creams are served outside the convenience of our home. We usually get them from our grocery stores and local markets. This thing is not bad at all. But if you have the right ingredients, then why not make your own in your kitchen?

Trust me, the process of making ice cream is fairly easy. Contrary to popular belief, this sweet and luscious dessert is actually a treat that you can create on a daily basis – not that you have to. However, during special occasions and parties, the presence of a homemade delicacy is a great way to add that ‘Wow’ factor. It is a good partner for snacks like jerkies, too!

In this article, I will show you how to make a vanilla ice cream. It is among the most favorite ice cream flavors in the world today. Let’s get started!

There are three ways you can make an ice cream in your home. Take note that none of these approaches will require you to use an ice cream machine.

First Method

How to Make the Best Homemade Ice Cream-2Ingredients:

  • Heavy cream (2 cups; chilled)
  • Condensed milk (14 ounces; chilled)
  • Vanilla extract (1/2 teaspoon)

Step 1

Use an electric mixer to whip the heavy cream until becomes mix. After this, adjust the mixer into low speed so that mix the vanilla, condensed milk, and other flavorings that you want to pour.

Step 2

Pour the entire mixture into an airtight and resealable container. You should cover it with a plastic wrap before you seal off the container. After this, put it in your freezer for around six hours or until such time the mixture becomes firm and creamy. As easy as this, you already made a tasty ice cream in your kitchen!

Second Method

How to Make the Best Homemade Ice Cream-3Ingredients:

  • Whole milk (1 1/4 cup; chilled)
  • Granulated sugar (3/4 cup; chilled)
  • Heavy cream (2 cups; chilled)
  • Vanilla extract (1 tablespoon)
  • Salt (1/4 teaspoon)

Step 1

Use a large bowl and place it under an electric mixer. Next, pour the sugar and milk into the bowl so that mixer can beat the mixture thoroughly. You need to mix it until such time the granulated sugar dissolves. Specifically, it should only take you around two minutes to accomplish this task.

Step 2

After this, you can already pour the vanilla, salt, and ice cream in the mix. Stir them properly by still using your mixer. If all the ingredients were not chilled, you need to place the mixture in the refrigerator for around 10 to 15 minutes. When this is over, your ice cream is already suitable for consumption.

Third Method

How to Make the Best Homemade Ice Cream-4Ingredients:

  • Whole milk (1 1/4 cup; chilled)
  • Granulated sugar (3/4 cup; chilled)
  • Heavy cream (2 cups; chilled)
  • Vanilla extract (1 tablespoon)
  • Salt (1/4 teaspoon)

Step 1

Pour the entire mixture into a large baking dish. The latter should be deep enough so that it can cater all the ingredients. After this, put the baking dish in your freezer for around 40 minutes.

If the mixture starts to solidify, take it out from the freezer. Next, use a spatula to stir the mixture thoroughly. Place the baking dish back in the freezer after stirring.

Step 2

Continue the aforementioned procedure for the next two hours. The interval should be every 30 minutes. This will ensure that you can stir the mixture properly for their flavors to blend. Alternatively, you could use a blender or a handheld mixer to do this process.

After the last mixing, place back the mixture inside your freezer and let it freeze there for 20 minutes. Your ice cream should be ready after this!

Conclusion

These are the methods that you can apply in making ice cream in your home. Although they are simple, you will be surprised at the kind of flavors that they can yield! You will be happy that you were able to make your favorite dessert without stressing too much!