Rich Vanilla Ice Cream

Rich Vanilla Ice Cream

What could be better than homemade vanilla ice cream on a hot day?

20 min. prep time
12 servings
141 Rating


3/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vanilla


Combine sugar, half & half and salt in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 3-4 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.

Beat eggs in bowl until light and lemon-colored. Gradually stir small amount of hot half & half mixture into beaten eggs with whisk. Slowly pour egg mixture into remaining half & half mixture in saucepan, whisking constantly.

Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring constantly, 7-10 minutes or until half & half mixture reaches 160°F and is thick enough to coat back of metal spoon. (Do not boil.) Pour into clean bowl. Cover; refrigerate 1-2 hours or until chilled.

Stir whipping cream and vanilla into chilled half & half mixture with whisk. Freeze in ice cream maker, according to manufacturer’s instructions, until desired consistency. Serve immediately or store frozen in freezer container with tight-fitting lid.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 200

Fat: 14g

Cholesterol: 115mg

Sodium: 95mg

Carbohydrates: 15g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #13436©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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