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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

 Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
There is nothing better then homemade ice cream. Your family will request this recipe every summer!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
12 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Process: 20 min. + freezing


  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • In a bowl, combine all ingredients; stir until the sugar is
  • dissolved. Freeze in an ice cream freezer according to
  • manufacturer's directions. Yield: 1-1/2 quarts.
Editor's Note: For raspberry or strawberry ice cream, substitute 2 cups fresh or frozen berries for 1 cup of half-and-half. Puree berries in a blender or food processor; stir into the other ingredients before freezing.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 256 calories, 19 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein.
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