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Simple No Cook Vanilla Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

This recipe can be made with or without an ice cream maker. Follow 1A if using an ice cream maker and 1B if not. Prep: 1A. If using an ice cream maker: Place ice cream maker bowl in the freezer according to ice cream maker instructions (usually 24 hours in advance) 1B. If NOT using an ice cream maker: Place a shallow container, preferably with a lid, in the freezer Make: 1. Whisk together the milk, sugar and salt until the sugar is dissolved. Stir in the heavy cream and vanilla. 2. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours, or overnight. 3. Either freeze in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions OR prepare by hand. To prepare by hand, pour cream mixture into the pre-prepared frozen container and return to the freezer. After 45 minutes remove from the freezer and stir it vigorously with a spatula or whisk and break up any frozen sections. Return to freezer. Repeat every 30 minutes until it reaches the desired consistency, about 3 hours.

Notes

Make this into chocolate ice cream by subbing brown sugar for half of the white sugar and adding 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder. This recipe can be made with or without an ice cream maker. Follow 1A if using an ice cream maker and 1B if not. Check out our favorite tips for making homemade ice cream here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/07/06/homemade-ice-cream-with-or-without-an-ice-cream-maker/

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