Homemade Ice Cream
Ok this is one scenario, Its weekend, you are somewhere in the world, lets say Melbourne, its summer time! There's no summer like Melbourne summer. Ok back to the scenario. You are home, its hot, very hot.
You ve had numerous cups of Iced tea, but it doesn't cut it. The thirst is piercing, the heat is scorching. Now you are thinking Coles, or maybe you are an Aldi person. You don't know Aldi? You should because we agreed the scenario is in Melbourne remember? OK I digress again.
So you were thinking Coles or maybe Woolworths and in this day dreaming of yours, you are thinking of one thing, only one thing. It makes you scream! For Joy!!. Good thing is, it makes me scream to: So "I scream" (pun intended😂)
However there is one problem. Even if you agree to drive to the mall, first you have to get in the car, wait about 5 mins to get the car cooled to a comfortable temperature, then you also have to deal with that trip from your car. Its only 45 seconds if you ain't strolling like you own the place, but girl it feels like a trip to Sydney. Now what if I told you that you can in fact stay at home, and whip up some delicious homemade Ice cream, tastier than store bought, freshly made. Oh yes you can.
In this article, I will outline a simple way to make Ice Cream at home, share with you ingredients used, a link to this Homemade Ice Cream video you can follow easily.
Let's get started!
Prep time ~15mins
Total Time Required ~6hrs (to allow to freeze)
Ingredients Required for Homemade Ice Cream
2 Cups of Thickened Cream (Heavy Cream or Whipping Cream)
1 Cup of Cold Condensed Milk
1 Teaspoon (tsp) of Vanilla extract ( optional )
- Keep all ingredients cold to reduce freezing time
-You can use a stand mixer or a hand mixer
Preparation of Homemade Ice Cream
- Pour cold Crean in to a large bowl
- Whip/beat it with mixer till it slightly thickens up this should take about 2-5 mins
- Add in condensed milk, vanilla extract or any other flavour as required
- Whip this up till it thickens up this should take about 7 mins on high speed
- Scoop into a bowl and freeze this for about 6 hours so It can be firm
Voilla!!!! easy to make, takes a while to firm up but hey its worth the wait I believe. I am a big fan of what I consume so as much as I can make it fresh and control the ingredients that goes in, its a win for me!
This ice cream recipe is delicious, free of preservatives, hand made to your level of hygiene requirement, made custom to your taste, choose your favourite ingredients and use them to have even more impact on its taste.
You can pair this with your favourite fruits
You can replace vanilla extract with your favourite flavour
You can add some Oreo cookies if that's your jam
Speaking of Jams, you can sandwich this homemade ice cream in between some cookies like its jam 😋🥰
Let's start making some homemade Ice Cream, Share you lovelies, Enjoy you summer.
Here's the video if you want to watch it here
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