Vanilla Ice Cream

No cooking involved in this recipe for homemade ice cream using just cream, sugar, and vanilla with your ice cream maker.

Original recipe makes 5 cups


2 cups heavy whipping cream
2 cups half-and-half cream
3/4 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, combine the heavy cream and the half and half. Gradually whisk in the sugar until blended.
  2. Whisk in the vanilla. Refrigerate, covered, until very cold, at least 3 hours or as long as 3 days.
  3. Whisk the mixture to blend and pour into the canister of an ice cream maker. Freeze according to the manufacturer’s directions. Eat at once or transfer to a covered container and freeze up to 8 hours.


Calories: 361 kcal
Carbohydrates: 23.2 g
Cholesterol: 104 mg
Fat: 29 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 3 g
Sodium: 48 mg