Abigail's Easy Ice Cream Recipes

Old fashioned homemade ice cream recipes - Chocolate, Strawberry and Vanilla Ice Cream,
Peach Ice Cream, Praline, Maple Walnut, Rum Raisin Ice Cream, Diabetic Ice Cream too.
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Mary's Easy Fudgsicle Ice Cream Recipe

1 can Sweet condensed milk
2/3 c Chocolate syrup
2 c Whipping cream

In a large bowl, stir condensed milk and chocolate syrup. In another bowl whip the cream until stiff. Fold whipped cream into chocolate mixture.

Line a 9"x5" loaf pan with foil. Pour the mixture into the pan and cover with foil wrap. Freeze for 6 hrs or until firm. This recipe is so easy and so very delicious.

Chocolate Ice Cream

3 tb Cornstarch
6 c Milk
2 2/3 c Sugar
4 Eggs
3/4 ts Salt
13 oz Evaporated milk
2 c Whipping cream
2 oz Semisweet chocolate; melted
1 3/4 tb Vanilla

Mix cornstarch with 1/2 cup milk until smooth. Add additional 1 1/2 cups milk and cook over very low heat until thick and smooth, stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Blend sugar, eggs, salt and evaporated milk in electric mixer bowl. Add hot cornstarch mixture and beat well. Add whipping cream, remaining 4 cups milk, chocolate and vanilla.

Pour into gallon electric or hand-crank freezer. Churn and freeze according to manufacturer's directions until firm, then carefully remove paddle. Seal ice cream container well. Fill ice cream freezer to top with crushed ice and ice cream salt. Cover freezer tightly and set aside several hours to let ice cream season. Or spoon ice cream into another container which has been chilled and store in home freezer to season. Makes about 1 gallon

Dark Fudge Ice Cream

6 oz Unsweetened chocolate
2 tb Butter
2 c Sugar
1/3 c Light corn syrup
2 c Half and half
4 Eggs
2 ts Vanilla extract
2 c Whipping cream

In a large, heavy saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring often. Stir in sugar, corn syrup and 2/3 cup of the half and half. Stir over medium-low heat until mixture comes to a boil. Simmer 4 minutes without stirring; set aside.

In a small bowl, beat eggs until blended. Stir in 1/2 cup of hot chocolate mixture. Stir egg mixture into remaining chocolate mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Cool to lukewarm. Stir in vanilla, whipping cream and the rest of the half and half. Freeze in ice-cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. Yield: 1 1/2 quarts.

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Ice Cream

2 c Sugar
2/3 c Hershey's Cocoa
1/4 c All-purpose flour
1/4 ts Salt
2 c Milk
2 Eggs, slightly beaten
1 tb Vanilla extract
1 qt Light cream
1/2 pt Whipping cream

In medium saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa, flour and salt; stir in milk and eggs. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla, light cream and whipping cream. Refrigerate until cold. Freeze in ice cream freezer according to manufacturer's directions. About 2-1/2 quarts ice cream. Courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.

Old Fashioned Strawberry Ice Cream

1 pt Strawberries
1 c Sugar
1 Egg
1 c Half and half
1 t Vanilla
3 c Heavy cream

Hull the berries and cut the larger ones in half. Place the berries in a double boiler and add 1/2 cup sugar. Heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the fruit is very soft. Puree the fruit in a blender. Transfer puree to a bowl and cool in the refrigerator.

Put the egg, half and half, remaining sugar and vanilla extract in the blender and blend on medium speed till mixture is smooth and the sugar is dissolved. Slowly add the cream and continue blending on low speed for 30 seconds. Transfer the mixture to your ice cream freezer and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.

When the ice cream is about half frozen, add the strawberry puree to the mixture. Continue freezing. Makes slightly more than 1 quart.

Recipe for Cherry Berry Ice Cream

2 Env unflavored gelatin
1 1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Water
10 oz Frozen sliced strawberries
2 c Dark sweet cherries
4 c Light cream or half & half
2 c Whipping cream
2 ts Vanilla

In a small saucepan combine unflavored gelatin and sugar. Add water and strawberries. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture just comes to a boil. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

Meanwhile, chop cherries. In a 3 quart or larger ice cream freezer combine half and half, whipping cream, vanilla, strawberry mixture and cherries.

Freeze according to manufacturer's direction or place in freezer containers and freeze at least 4 hours. Makes about 3 quarts.

Fresh Georgia Peach Ice Cream

2 c Ripe peaches; finely chopped
1 1/4 c Sugar
1/2 Juice of lemon
2 lg Eggs
2 c Heavy or whipping cream
1 c Milk

Note: Small peaches because have more flavor and less water than the larger ones. Combine the peaches, 1/2 cup of the sugar, and the lemon juice in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours, stirring the mixture every 30 minutes. Remove the peaches from the refrigerator and drain the juice into another bowl. Return the peaches to the refrigerator.

Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy, 1-2 minutes. Whisk in the remaining 3/4 cup sugar, a little at a time, then continue whisking until completely blended, about 1 minute more. Pour in the cream and milk and whisk to blend. Add the peach juice and blend. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and freeze following manufacturer's instructions. After the ice cream stiffens (about 2 minutes before if is done) add the peaches, then continue freezing until the ice cream is ready. Makes 1 generous quart.

Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

1 cn Sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 c Pecans; chopped, toasted
3 tb Butter or margarine; melted
1 ts Maple flavoring
2 c Half & half
2 c Whipping cream, unwhipped

In large bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, pecans, butter and maple; mix well. Stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into ice cream freezer container. Freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Makes 2 quarts.

REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER METHOD: Omit half & half. Whip whipping cream. In large bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, pecans, butter and maple; mix well. Fold in whipping cream. Pour into 9x5" loaf pan; cover. Freeze 6 hours or until firm.

Choco Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

2 c Milk
1 3/4 c Sugar
1/2 ts Salt
2 c Half & Half
1 tb Vanilla Extract
4 c Whipping Cream
Pillsbury Chocolate Chip - Cookie Dough (large size) - OR homemade cookie dough

Take the chocolate cookie dough out of fridge and leave out till needed. Scald milk until bubbles form around edge. Remove from heat. Add sugar and salt. Stir until dissolved. Stir in half and half, vanilla, and whipping cream. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes. Freeze as directed by your ice cream machine's instructions.

Once ice cream has been through the entire ice cream machine process and is now a chilled soft ice cream, add the chocolate chip cookie dough. Just break up the dough as best you can with your hands and drop it in small clusters into the soft ice cream. Try to mix it around to ensure that the cookie dough is evenly distributed throughout the ice cream. Put the ice cream in the freezer for several hours until hardened.

Diabetic Ice Cream

8 oz Pet Lite Milk
4 pk Sugar Substitute
1 ts Vanilla


2 ea Peach, peeled and diced
1 ea Banana, mashed
4 sl Pineapple with juice
8 oz Orange Juice
2 c Strawberries, crushed

Directions: Mix all together and put in freezer of refrigerator until hardened. Remove - break up - put in blender and whip until creamy. Serve. Can also be made in one of the small electric machines, or one of those that goes in freezer. Calories: 75 cal. Exchanges: 1/2 Milk and 1/2 Fruit

Vanilla Velvet Ice Cream

6 Egg yolks
3/4 c Sugar
1 1/4 c Milk
1 1/4 c Heavy cream
1 1/2 lg Vanilla beans
1/2 ts Vanilla extract
1 pn Salt

Cream the egg yolks and sugar together in a mixing bowl until thick and light. Combine the milk and cream in a 2-quart microwave-safe casserole. Cut the vanilla beans in half lengthwise, and scrape the seeds into the bowl. Add the beans, extract, and salt. Cook, uncovered, at full power (650 to 700 watts) for 3 minutes.

Remove the vanilla beans. With a mixer running on low speed, slowly add the milk mixture to the egg yolk mixture, stirring until smooth. Return the mixture to the casserole. Whisking once a minute, cook until the custard is thick and coats the back of a spoon, 3 1/2 minutes. Do not overcook it. Allow the custard to cool to room temperature. Then refrigerate it, loosely covered, until chilled, a minimum of 3 hours. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. Makes 5 cups.

Easy Vanilla Ice Cream

5 Eggs
Pinch of Salt
2 c Sugar
2 pk Instant vanilla pudding mix
1 cn Evaporated milk
2 Qt. milk

Beat eggs well. add salt. blend in sugar and pudding mix. add milks. stir well. Pour in container, (plastic works best), store in freezer at least over night.

Praline Ice Cream

3 Eggs
1 3/4 c Light brown sugar; firm pack
3 c Milk
3 c Whipping cream
1 tb Vanilla
1/4 ts Maple flavoring (opt)
1 c Slated pecans; chopped

Beat eggs until foamy in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar; beat until thickened. Add milk, cream, vanilla, and maple flavor; mix well. Stir in pecans. Chill. Churn-freeze. Makes 3 quarts.

Pumpkin Ice Cream

5 1/3 oz Evaporated milk
2 Eggs; separated
1/2 c Light brown sugar
1/4 ts Ginger; powdered
1/2 ts Cinnamon; powdered
1/4 ts Nutmeg; powdered
1 c Pumpkin puree (canned or fresh cookied)
1/8 ts Salt
1/8 ts Cream of tartar

Combine evaporated milk, egg yolks, brown sugar, and spices in top of double boiler. Using a wire whisk beat the ingredients until smooth. Place top over simmering water and cook until custard thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 cup pumpkin puree. Set aside.

In medium-sized bowl beat egg whites, salt, and cream of tartar until stiff peaks are formed. Fold beaten egg whites into pumpkin custard. Scrape into freezer container or serving dish, cover tightly, and freeze until firm (about 3 hours). Serve directly from freezer (doesn't have to ripen in refrigerator first). This ice cream is best if eaten within 1 week. Yield: 1 Quart.

Maple Walnut Ice Cream

2 1/4 c whipping cream
1/2 c Granulated maple sugar
1/4 c Maple syrup
1 x Pinch of salt
1/2 c Chopped walnuts
1/2 c Chopped hard maple sugar

Scald cream, dissolving into it the 1/2 cup maple sugar and 1/4 cup maple syrup (or use 3/4 cup maple syrup) and the salt. Chill overnight in a glass container. Freeze in a crank ice cream freezer, adding nuts and chopped hard maple sugar before the last 20 cranks. Pack and freeze until hard. Makes 3 pints.

Low Fat Rum Raisin Ice Cream

1 Very ripe banana
1 ts Lowfat yogurt
1/4 ts Rum extract
1 tb Raisins

Peel banana, wrap in plastic and freeze 24 hours. Thaw slightly, combine in blender with remaining ingredients except raisins. Blend until smooth. Stir in raisins. Serve.

Sugar Free Ice Cream

8 c PET Lite milk
Sugar Substitute equivalent to 1/2 c Sugar
4 c Strawberries
8 Pineapple, slices, canned
16 tb Pineapple Juice, from can
2 c Orange Juice

Put all ingredients in a home freezer and freeze according to instructions. Exchanges: Each 1 cup Serving equals 1 Milk and 3/4 Fruit.

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