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Ice Cream Maker Recipe: Vanilla Ice Cream


Ice Cream Maker Recipe: Vanilla Ice Cream
This is a delicious recipe for homemade vanilla ice cream for your electric ice cream maker.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours

Total Time: 3 hours, 10 minutes


  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 3/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups half and half
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 6 cups whipping cream


Scald milk until bubbles form around the edge of pan. Remove from heat; add sugar and salt, stir until dissolved. Stir in half and half, vanilla extract and whipping cream. Cover and refrigerate. Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions or see "How To Use A Rival Ice Cream Maker".

For lower fat and cheaper recipes: you can substitute whole milk for the half and half, and canned evaporated skim milk for the whipping cream. Makes enough for a 6 quart ice cream maker.

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