Making ice cream at home couldn't be any easier than with this simple steps. Homemade ice cream is the best because you can make it the way YOU like!
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Basic Ice Cream Base

Making ice cream at home couldn't be any easier than with this simple steps. Homemade ice cream is the best because you can make it the way YOU like!

Course Dessert
Keyword how to make ice cream from scratch, vanilla ice cream recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 11 1/2 cup servings
Calories 235 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 20 ounces whole milk
  • 14 ounces Heavy Cream
  • 6 each egg yolks
  • 7 ounces Sugar
  • 1 ounce corn syrup
  • 1 each vanilla bean if no bean available, use 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepot, bring everything, except egg yolks, to a boil.
  2. Separate eggs. Place yolks in a medium bowl.
  3. Carefully ladle some of the cream mixture into egg yolks, making sure to whisk quickly. Add two ladles of cream mixture to egg yolks. Add yolks to the rest of the cream mixture in sauce pot.
  4. Over medium heat, bring egg yolks and cream to a bubble, whisking continuously.
  5. Once medium size bubbles are achieved, strain mixture into a bowl sitting on an ice bath. Discard any scrambled eggs.
  6. Stir base with a spatula until base cools down, about 15 minutes.
  7. Let base cool completely in the fridge. About 3-4 hours.
  8. Take ice cream making attachment out of the freezer and set up with Kitchen Aid mixer. Add ice cream base to bowl and turn Kitchen Aid on to lowest setting, Stir.
  9. Let ice cream spin for 20 minutes total. If adding anything to the base, add it at the last 2 minutes of spinning.
  10. Once 20 minutes are up, put ice cream into containers and allow to fully freeze for another 3-4 hours.
  11. Scoop and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Basic Ice Cream Base
Amount Per Serving (4 ounces)
Calories 235 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Potassium 95mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Sugars 22g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 12.4%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 8.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.