You can also add other ingredients like nuts or chocolate chips depending on your preference and the occasion you want to use them.
I prefer my vanilla ice cream with fruits such as strawberries or raspberries because flavors go well together when paired with vanilla ice cream.
Vanilla is a perfect flavor for any occasion, and I am a big fan of it because it has the best taste that makes everything feel more comforting.
- Four egg yolks
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1 cup heavy cream
- Two teaspoons vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
Step 1: Mix the egg yolks and sugar until light yellow and thoroughly blended in a medium saucepan.
Step2: Heat milk in a separate small saucepan over medium-low heat until it just gets hot. Make sure not to stir.
Step3: Gradually, while continually mixing, add milk to the egg and sugar mixture. Put to heat and cook until the mixture reaches 165 F, but do not bring to a boil.
Step 4: Remove it from the heat as soon as it reaches the desired temperature.
Step 5: Refrigerate custard base in an airtight jar until it reaches 65 F.
Note: Your ice cream will be more creamy if the custard base is chilled for a more extended period of time.
Step 6: Whisk the heavy cream and vanilla extract once the custard base is complete and transfer to an ice cream maker. Continue according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Strawberry vanilla ice cream
Strawberries are perfect for ice cream. Enjoy your strawberry vanilla flavor by mixing some strawberries into the base of your favorite ice cream recipe.
Raspberry vanilla ice cream
Raspberries are the perfect topping for ice cream. All you need to make this delicious treat is a simple shake of vanilla extract, heat some sugar until it caramelizes into that golden brown color, then pour the mixture over your raspberries while they’re hot. Let them sit in there while cooling off, and mixing with your hands creates an ice cream texture with lots of flavors!
Vanilla peanut butter ice cream
In a small bowl, mix the peanut butter with two tablespoons of milk. Beat one egg and add vanilla extract to taste in a larger bowl or mixing cup. Add the wet ingredients into the dry ones in batches until well blended. Then pour into an ice cream maker and process according to manufacturers instructions for about 25 minutes or until it is thick like cake batter.
Vanilla ice cream with chocolate
Start by preparing an ice cream mixture with a 1/2 cup of softened dark chocolate, 2 cups of whole milk, and four egg yolks. Let the chocolate mixture cool for 20 minutes before stirring in vanilla extract to taste. Then pour the melted chocolate into a container with a lid and place it in the freezer overnight.
Honey pistachio ice cream
Prepare the cream mixture by adding milk, vanilla extract, pistachios, and honey to a large bowl or pot. Please bring it to a simmer over medium heat before cooking for 5 minutes more. Remove from the stovetop and let cool in the freezer.
The pistachios give this ice cream its creamy texture while also providing an interesting crunchy contrast against its smoothness.
Vanilla ice cream is a perfect accompaniment to almost anything. Some dishes are rich in flavor, while others are lighter on the stomach.
The perfect pairing for vanilla ice cream is dark chocolate brownies. The dark chocolate brownies are rich in flavor and complement the ice cream’s sweet taste.
Pair vanilla ice cream with strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries for something sweet and fruity; pair it with berries for a more earthy flavor.
Vanilla ice cream can also be paired with savory dishes, such as grilled steak or crispy fried chicken breasts.
It is essential to store your homemade ice cream in an airtight container, such as Tupperware. Certain types of plastic become fragile when frozen, so search for freezer-safe containers. While any freezer-safe container will work, lidded plastic containers make storing easy.
Additionally, if they are modular, they will aid you in arranging stuff in your freezer.
Consider spreading a sheet of plastic wrap directly over the remaining ice cream while you consume it. By pressing the plastic directly into the surface of the ice cream, you may help prevent the formation of that hard skin and lessen the likelihood of substantial ice crystals forming and ruining the smoothness of your ice cream.
This recipe makes the perfect summertime dessert and is easy to prepare. With all the ingredients you probably already have, this is a simple recipe that will not disappoint, especially with available variations!
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