Monday, April 29, 2013

Overnight Vanilla Ice Cream

This ice cream is so easy to make it's almost dangerous!  Use this basic recipe and add in whatever you like from flavorings to fresh fruit or chocolate chips :)


  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Whip heavy cream until soft peaks form.  Gently fold in the condensed milk and vanilla.  Store in an airtight container and freeze at least 2 hours or overnight until firm.

Optional add ins:

Peppermint chocolate chip: substitute 1 tsp vanilla extract for 1 tsp peppermint extract and add in 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Oreo:  fold in 5 crushed Oreos

Fresh fruit:  add in a handful of fresh seasonal fruit (blueberries, strawberries or raspberries)

Candy Bar:  roughly chop 1 of your favorite candy bars and gently fold into mixture

Tropical coconut:  substitute the vanilla extract for 1 tsp almond extract and add in 1/2 cup coconut and 1/2 cup macadamia nuts or nut of your choice


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