Mom's Old Fashioned Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Jeanne Gliddon


This ice cream brings back so many wonderful memories! Dad would get out the old churn style ice cream freezer and all the kids would have their turn with it. We couldn't wait until it was done because to us it was just the best ice cream ever! Now I have a modernized ice cream freezer that sits on my kitchen counter but the ice cream is still the same; Heaven in a bowl! Don't let the Junket Rennet Tablets scare you because this ice cream is very quick and easy to put together and the hardest part is waiting for it to get done! I hope you will try this recipe and make your own memories.


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4 to 5 (double or triple recipe if you have a big crowd).
1 Hr 20 Min
5 Min
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  • 3 large
  • 1 & 1/4 c
  • 3 c
    2 % milk
  • 1 to 2 tsp
  • 4
    junket rennet tablets

How to Make Mom's Old Fashioned Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add sugar and beat another 2 minutes.
  3. Add milk and beat until well blended.
  4. Place in a 2 quart saucepan and heat until lukewarm. Watch closely; do not overheat or scotch!
  5. This is a box of Junket Rennet Tablets. I don't know if your grocer carries this product but if not, you can order it on-line.
  6. This is 4 foil wrapped Junket Rennet Tablets.
  7. Break the Junket Rennet tablets and place in a small measuring cup.
  8. Add a small amount of warm water and allow tablets to dissolve.
  9. Add Vanilla and dissolved tablets to warmed ice cream mixture and stir until well blended.
  10. Pour mixture immediately into freezing container of your choice and insert the churn blade. Let ice cream mixture set undisturbed for a few minutes. Take a spoon and scoop out a small amount of the mixture. Check to see if it has set to a soft custard like consistency.
  11. When mixture is set, place container into the ice cream freezer of your choice and follow manufacturer's instructions. Begin churning until it is frozen.
  12. Yum; doesn't this look good?
  13. This delicious ice cream is best if eaten immediately. It is similar in texture to a Frosty Ice Cream Cone. Enjoy!
  14. Add the sauce of your choice. It is wonderful with chocolate sauce!
  15. Or sweetened crushed strawberries!
  16. Or Mrs. Richardson's Butterscotch Caramel Sauce.

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