Basic Vanilla Ice Cream (cooked)

Basic Vanilla Ice Cream (cooked)

For use in 1.5 Qt. Ice Cream Makers.


1 cup Whole milk, well chilled

½ cup Granulated sugar

1 Egg, beaten

1 cup Whipping cream

1 - 2 tsp. Vanilla extract (or to taste)


Combine milk and sugar in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until just bubbly around the edges. Do NOT boil. Reduce heat to low.

Beat egg in small bowl. Stirring constantly, slowly pour about ½ cup of hot milk mixture into the beaten egg. Add egg to the remaining hot milk mixture. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until slightly thickened, about 2 – 3 minutes.

Remove mixture from heat, pour into a bowl and cool completely in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Using a whisk, stir the whipping cream and vanilla into the chilled mixture.

Pour into the freezer canister and freeze as directed.


You can add other ingredients to the ice cream during the last 5 minutes of the freezing process. Add ½ cup of any of the following: Chocolate Chips, Crumbled Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, Candy-coated Chocolate Pieces, Crushed Peppermint Candies, Crumbled/Chopped Candy Bars. Add up to 1 cup of the following fruit purees: Strawberries, Bananas, Peaches, Cherries, Blueberries, Raspberries

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