- 2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 2 cups half-and-half cream
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Combine all ingredients, stirring to dissolve sugar completely. Fill cylinder of ice cream maker no more than two-thirds full; freeze according to manufacturer's directions. (Refrigerate any remaining mixture until ready to freeze.) Serve immediately or store in covered containers in freezer. Yield: 1-1/4 quarts.
Reviews forHomemade Vanilla Ice Cream
"vanilla ice cream...more like heaven. This ice cream was Jesus himself. Maybe next time i invite the whole block over. I invited all my friends (1) over and she liked it sm."
"Experimenting with recipes and methods is all about learning new techniques and mastering your ice cream making to get the most amazing ice cream as a final product. If you still don’t own a ice cream maker, make use of features at Ice Cream Guide."
"Super easy, and tastes really good! Made it in my Nostalgia electric ice cream maker following the instructions on my machine, and it froze to perfect consistency. Wonderfully creamy with a very home made vanilla taste. First time I used my machine and first time making ice cream, will definitely be sticking to this recipe."
"We really like this simple vanilla ice cream recipe. I normally make enough batches to fill my 6 quart ice cream maker for birthday parties. It’s so easy and everyone loves it!"
"This recipe was great to make since it used so little ingredients. Turned out perfect and creamy!"
"I just got an ice cream maker and tried this as my first ice cream. I am so pleased with it! This recipe is simple, and SO delicious and creamy. I'll be hesitant to try any other recipes since this one was such a winner. I can't wait to try the fruit versions suggested here, and I think I'll try switching up the extract to coconut and adding some toasted coconut as well to make a coconut ice cream."
"Tried making this with a traditional ice cream maker and it never froze, however after freezing it in the freezer it was the perfect consistency. The thought of having only four ingredients was appealing and it looked easy, so based on the reviews I thought I would try it. Both times the mix never did set up and freeze in the ice cream maker the way it should. I let it run for 3 hours with the ice and rock salt but it wasn't freezing. Great flavor!! Will make again."
"This ice cream disappeared fast when I made it over Memorial Day. Love the smooth creaminess of it! We added M&M's for the kids and they loved it!"
"love this recipe. super easy and very good!!"