Ice Cream (Vanilla)

Be it a hot sunny day or a freezing winter night, what one can’t resist is the thought of creamy ice-cream. It is one thing which no one can say a no to. After all, I scream, You scream, We all scream for ice-cream. And hence, today we get you the secret to a creamy ice cream which you can easily make in your kitchen. You don’t need to be a master chef to make this creamy ice cream all by yourself at home. This two-step process will give a creamy ice cream exactly how you have it at your favourite ice-cream corner.

Vanilla ice cream in a cone topped with rainbow sprinklers

Ingredients:

  • 1¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp corn flour
  • ¼ cup milk powder
  • ½ cup milkmaid/condensed milk
  • 1¼ cup refrigerated whipping cream
  • Vanilla essence

Procedure:

  1. In a pan, add milk, sugar, corn flour and milk powder. Mix it well so that no lumps are formed. Bring it to a boil. Let it cool down and then deep freeze for 6-7 hours
  2. Take out the above mix, break it into pieces and beat it for 10-15 minutes, the quantity of the mix will increase
  3. Add milkmaid to the above mix and fold it well using a spatula
  4. Beat the whipping cream for 10 minutes or until hard peaks are formed. Add the above mix and fold it well in the whipped cream. The quantity would have doubled by now
  5. Add 3 tbsp of vanilla essence and fold the mix well
  6. Freeze the ice-cream for 7-8 hours in an air tight container

Points to note:

  • To prevent icing, cover the container using cling wrap before closing the lid
  • Beat the cream until hard peaks are formed. Do not over beat
  • Depending upon the sweetness required, quantity of milkmaid can be increased or decreased

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