How to make ice cream at home

How to make ice cream at home

Homemade ice cream is a great way to satisfy the craving for a cold and delicious dessert. With the arrival of summer, comes the desire to experiment with cooking cold desserts.

Are you ready for the ice cream recipe?

Basic ingredients

To make a classic vanilla ice cream, you need these ingredients:

- 2 cups of milk cream (heavy cream)

- 1 cup of milk

- 3/4 cup of sugar

- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Steps for making ice cream

1. Preparation of the basic mixture

In a large bowl, mix the heavy cream and regular milk. Add the sugar and stir until completely dissolved. Add the vanilla extract and mix well. This is the base mix for your ice cream.

2. Cooling the mixture

Refrigerate the mixture for about 2-3 hours or until very cold. This helps the ice cream harden better and have a smoother texture.

3. Processing without ice cream machines

If you don't have an ice cream maker, you can use this method:

- Pour the cooled mixture into a metal or plastic container with a lid.

- Place the container in the freezer.

- Every 30 minutes, remove the container from the freezer and mix the ice cream with a hand mixer or a large spoon. This helps break up the ice crystals and creates a smooth texture.

- Repeat this process for about 3-4 hours or until the ice cream has completely hardened.

4. Adding Extras

If you want to add other flavors or ingredients, such as chocolate chips, fresh fruit, or crushed cookies, you can mix them into the ice cream during processing, after the first chill.

5. Service

Once the ice cream has hardened and reached a smooth and creamy consistency, it is ready to serve. Serve in cups or ice cream cones and enjoy this homemade dessert.