Sunday, June 23, 2024
HomeRECIPESNo-Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

No-Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

The perfect accompaniment to any dessert, or enjoyed on its own, this no churn vanilla ice cream makes it easy to enjoy this classic flavor any time.

Homemade ice cream is easy to enjoy anytime — even without a machine — with this no-churn vanilla ice cream. Heavy whipping cream, condensed milk, and vanilla create a creamy and delicious classic vanilla flavor. You can also add in your favorite fruits, nuts, or other ingredients to create your own unique ice cream flavors!


  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream chilled


  • Place a large mixing bowl, and a loaf pan in the freezer 30 minutes prior to making this recipe.
  • In a separate medium bowl combine sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, and pinch of salt. Set aside.
  • Remove the large bowl from the freezer and add the chilled heavy whipping cream. Use an electric mixer on high speed to beat together until stiff peaks form.
  • Once cup at a time, add whipped cream to the sweetened condensed milk mixture. Carefully fold together with a rubber spatula until no streaks remain.
  • Pour into loaf pan. Spread evenly with a rubber spatula. Cover with foil and place in the freezer.
  • After 2 hours of freezing add any additional mix in ingredients (if desired) and swirl with a knife. Cover and return to the freezer for an additional 3 hours, or until set.
  • Remove ice cream 5 minutes prior to serving to allow it to soften slightly.