Best Ice Cream

The Best Ice Cream Is Homemade Ice Cream!

Best Ice Cream

You can make the best ice cream at home, without an expensive bulky ice cream maker. It is simple, fun and easy. When my sister brought out a tub of her dessert, I couldn't believe it was homemade. I said, "I would love the recipe but I don't have an ice cream machine". She said, "Neither do I! I made it without a machine!"

She gave me the recipe and that weekend the kids and I made it. At first my oldest thought it wouldn't turn out. But one little taste and I think she would have ate the whole tub!

It's our best family advice to get into the kitchen with your kids. So here is a great ice cream recipe to make and enjoy together. Whether it is super hot in the summer, or you are cuddling up for a movie night, make this simple ice cream recipe to enjoy as part of your family fun!

Homemade ice cream is so healthy too. You get to add anything you want. You can put in healthy fruit or leave it as creamy vanilla. The possibilities are endless to the flavors!

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Best Ice Cream Recipe

Basic Ice Cream Recipe;

  • 2 Cups Milk - heat in sauce pan but don't boil it
  • 5 Egg Yolks
  • 1 Cup Sugar (Beat/Mix yolks and sugar in a bowl)
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla
  • 2 Cups Cream for whipping bit later
  • Slowly whisk in the yolks/sugar into the heated milk.
    Add vanilla.
    Heat and stir until the mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon.
    Let cool to room temperature.
    Add/fold into the whipped cream.
    Freeze until firm in tubs. (Old yogurt style plastic tubs work well.)

    Yummy Tip;

    I used three tubs and didn't fill them to the top. Instead I made three different flavors! One was plain, one had chocolate chips and the other had crunched up chocolate bars! Hmmm,...I plan on adding healthy all natural fruit to the next batch. Really!

    After you have tried this basic recipe, get creative with your ice cream cones! Add crushed Oreos, or Fruit or Chocolate Sauce!

    Eat and Enjoy your family fun time! Even your teenager won't be able to resist this time together. See you again!

    Photos by ginamig276, johpan,

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