Vanilla Ice Cream

Looking for a frozen dessert? Then check out this delicious vanilla ice cream recipe that's made in just 10 minutes – a delightful treat!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3
large egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/2
cup sugar
1
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
1
tablespoon vanilla

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, stir egg yolks, sugar, milk and salt until well mixed. Cook just to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly (do not boil).
  • 2 Pour milk mixture into chilled bowl. Refrigerate uncovered 2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally, until room temperature. At this point, mixture can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before completing recipe if desired.
  • 3 Stir whipping cream and vanilla into milk mixture. Pour into 1-quart ice-cream freezer and freeze according to manufacturer's directions.

Expert Tips

Increase sugar to 1 cup. Beat 2 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted and cooled, into milk mixture before cooking. Decrease vanilla to 1 teaspoon.

Decrease vanilla to 1 teaspoon. Mash 4 or 5 peaches with potato masher or in food processor until slightly chunky (not pureed) to make 2 cups; stir into milk mixture after adding vanilla.

Decrease vanilla to 1 teaspoon. Mash 1 pint (2 cups) strawberries and an additional 1/2 cup sugar with potato masher or in food processor until slightly chunky (not pureed); stir into milk mixture after adding vanilla. Stir in a few drops of red food color if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 cup)
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.