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5 Delicious Homemade Ice Cream Recipes That You Wish You Knew Earlier!

KanupriyaKanupriya  |  Jun 30, 2021
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Is there anyone in this world who does not love ice cream? Yes, Ross Geller from FRIENDS doesn’t because of some weird reason, but let’s ignore him for now, okay? Have you ever come across a person IRL who has said that they do not like ice cream? We doubt it. Our love for ice creams began ever since we were kids. Who can forget all the yummy orange ice popsicles that we used to savour secretly after school? Or the good ol’ fashioned vanilla ice creams that we used to eat with wooden sticks. And, remember softies? Yep, long before waffle cones filled with chocolate made their way into our lives, we had a special connection with soft orange cones.

Basically, we have a lot of childhood memories attached to ice creams. And the fact that it tastes so heavenly makes it an integral part of our lives even today. It doesn’t matter what season it is, but we always have an entire pack of ice cream in our freezer waiting to be devoured. From giving us comfort when we’re having a bad day to turning our shakes and cold coffee even more delicious, ice cream is our forever go-to option.

Sadly, over the last few months, I have faced a lot of problems in getting ice cream for myself. Safety concerns and other restrictions did not allow me to have my favourite comfort food. Do you know what I did? I discovered some amazing homemade ice cream recipes that I wish I had known before. They are so delicious that I can’t even! And, the best part is that they are super easy to make.

So friends, if you want your freezer to be stocked with ice cream permanently, then you have to recreate these amazing homemade ice cream today!

5 Easy Ice Cream Recipes

All you need is a few ingredients, patience, and a little determination. Put all of that together in a bowl and whisk it with a lot of love. As the end result, you will get some amazing ice cream made with pure love and joy. So are you folks ready for a yummilicious treat? Let’s begin!

Homemade Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Banana Ice Cream Recipe

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Bananas are one of the best fruits to experiment with. From banana bread to banana cake, I have tried everything at home. But I have to say, nothing comes close to banana ice cream. Here’s how you can make one for yourself:

Ingredients:

  • 3 banana (ripened)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp honey

Method:

  1. Peel off the skin and slice 3 bananas roughly.
  2. Place the sliced bananas into a zip lock bag.
  3. Freeze it for at least 3 hours or until it’s hard.
  4. Transfer the frozen banana into the grinder.
  5. Blend into a thick paste. Do not add any water or milk.
  6. Add 1 tsp vanilla extract and 3 tbsp honey.
  7. Blend again until it turns into a smooth texture.
  8. Transfer the mixture into an airtight container and freeze for 3 hours.
  9. Enjoy banana ice cream with chocolate sauce or topping of your choice.

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe to Try

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Obviously, vanilla ice cream is never getting out of fashion. Our favourite flavours may change with time and season, but vanilla is evergreen. So without further ado, here’s the recipe for homemade vanilla ice cream:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups thickened cream (35% milk fat)
  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Other ingredients:

  • Waffle cones (to serve)
  • Few choco chips (to garnish)

Method: 

  1. Prepare the whipped cream by using a blender.
  2. Add 2 cups of thickened cream or 35% milk fat into the blender.
  3. Blend for a minute till the cream turns light and fluffy (Note: Over blending can turn it into butter).
  4. Transfer the mix to a large bowl.
  5. Add 1 cup of cold condensed milk.
  6. Add 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
  7. Fold gently. Make sure there are no air bubbles.
  8. Transfer the mixture into an airtight container.
  9. Freeze for at least 5 hours until they are hard.
  10. Garnish with coco chips or choco syrup.

Homemade Oreo Ice Cream Recipe

Best Homemade Oreo Ice Cream Recipe

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This one again is a crowd winner! And, homemade oreo ice cream is really easy to prepare as well. This is what you gotta do:

Ingredients:

  • 600 ml heavy cream/whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 400 grams condensed milk/milkmaid
  • 133 grams oreo

Method:

  1. Pour 600 ml heavy cream in a bowl and 1 tsp vanilla extract in it.
  2. Whip it at a low to medium speed.
  3. Add 400 grams of condensed milk and mix well.
  4. Crush 133 grams of oreo into a coarse powder.
  5. Add it to the whipped cream and mix gently.
  6. Transfer the mixture to an airtight container.
  7. Garnish it with larger oreo chunks.
  8. Freeze for at least 8 hours.

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

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TBH, I don’t think readymade ice cream sellers do complete justice when it comes to strawberry ice cream. Have you noticed that it lacks the authentic strawberry flavour? Well, time to change that! Here’s the recipe for delicious homemade strawberry ice cream that you must try:

Ingredients:

  • 250 ml milk
  • 100 ml heavy cream
  • 8-10 pc strawberries

Method:

  1. Add milk, cream, sugar and chopped strawberries in a blender.
  2. Blend everything until it gives a smooth consistency.
  3. Pour in an airtight container. Cover and keep in the freezer for 4-5 hours or more.
  4. Blend it again to get rid of ice pieces. Freeze it for another 2 hours.
  5. Serve when cold.

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Best Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

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This one is everyone’s favourite and there are no two ways about it. Interestingly enough, it is really easy to make! So, here’s what you need to do to prepare homemade chocolate ice cream:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup  thickened cream / heavy cream/whipping cream ( 35% milk fat)
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup milk (chilled)
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Add ¾ cup powdered sugar in 2 cups thickened cream and whisk for a minute.
  2. Add ½ cup cocoa powder, ½ cup milk, 1 tbsp vanilla extract and a pinch of salt in it and mix until the mixture is creamy.
  3. transfer it into a freezer-safe jar.
  4. Freeze for 8 hours before serving it in a bowl or waffle cone.

 

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Hope that you folks have a delicious time while recreating these amazing homemade ice cream recipes.

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