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How to make vanilla ice cream without using an ice cream maker

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Making ice cream at home is easier than you think and what a fun treat to make with the kids during the summer. Here is a shortcut to making ice cream at home without the use of bulky equipment or an ice cream maker.

The following ice cream recipe is for vanilla ice cream made without using an ice cream maker. The recipe makes about 1 quart of ice cream and takes about 10 to 15 minutes to prepare and approximately 6 hours before it is ready to serve.

What you will need:

· 2 cups of whipping cream

· 1 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed milk

· 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

· ¼ teaspoon salt

First – Beat the whipping cream using an electric mixer at a high speed until if forms stiff peaks.

Second – Stir the sweetened condensed milk, vanilla and salt together in a large mixing bowl. Next, fold in the whipped cream. Place the contents in an airtight container and freeze 6 to 8 hours or until frozen.

Try out one of the best ice cream makers and use them with the free ice cream recipes listed below. You can also make milkshakes the old-fashioned way using a Retro Milkshake maker that you use along with your favorite ice cream, fruit, cookies, etc.

If you are looking for a few easy to make homemade ice cream recipes try out these great ideas on the Country Living website. There are recipes for butter pecan ice cream, easy variations on vanilla ice cream, ice cream sandwiches, mint chocolate chip ice cream, peach ice cream, chocolate ice cream and many more wonderful ideas.

You can view the variety of free ice cream recipes to make here.

After you make your ice cream, try the Tovolo Ice Cream Pop Molds to catch sticky spills from those messy cones.

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