#1 Easy Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

2 cups heavy (whipping) cream, chilled
2 cups half & half, chilled
3/4 cup sugar
1 fresh vanilla bean, or 2 tsp. real vanilla extract

In a large bowl, whisk together the cream, half & half and sugar. Split aprt the vanilla bean very carefully with the tip of a sharp knife, scrape out all of the the seeds, and stir them into the mixture. (Or add your vanilla extract of choice , we prefer high quality real extract and not imitation)

Pour into your ice cream machine and freeze according to the manufacturer’s directions. Makes about 2 L.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serves 4 (
cup servings).
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup of your choice of brand half-and-half
1/3 cup  granulated sugar
1 teaspoon real vanilla extract
Dash of  salt
Thoroughly whisk together all
ingredients in a bowl with a pouring
spout. Process ice cream according
to manufacturer instructions.
Transfer ice cream to a freezer-safe
container; freeze
#3 This one Is super easy
2 c. heavy cream
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Directions are as easy as it gets
  1. Using an electric mixer on high speed, beat the heavy cream, condensed milk, and vanilla in a large bowl until thick, stiff peaks form, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a loaf pan or freezer-safe container, cover and freeze until firm, at least 8 hours and up to 2 weeks.