Home Made Vanilla Ice Cream (Fruit optional)

Cathie Valentine


Every time I think of ice cream made in an ice cream churn, I think of 4th of July :-) I also remember my father and uncle sitting on MaMa's porch churning ice cream with a hand crank churn, glad it wasn't me! I love modern technology!!


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10 Min
30 Min
Ice-Cream Maker


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 can(s)
    evaporated milk
  • ·
    whole milk or half and half to add to fill line
  • ·
    rock salt
  • ·
    bag of ice
  • 1 c
    fruit of choice (optional)-chopped

How to Make Home Made Vanilla Ice Cream (Fruit optional)


  1. Cream the sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add the evaporated milk. Mix well. Pour into ice cream churn. Add Milk to fill line.
    Churn the ice cream .
  2. *****Note--if adding fruit of choice, increase sugar to 2 cups and blend fruit into the mixture before pouring into ice cream churn. Then add milk to fill line*** I myself love some peach ice cream :-) It is so refreshing!!

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About Home Made Vanilla Ice Cream (Fruit optional)

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #fourth of July

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