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Make Your Favorite Ice Cream At Home

Updated on January 28, 2014

Why don't you make your favorite one yourself?

Everybody love ice cream, especially in summer. So, why don't you learn how to make it yourself? It tastes better, it has no preservatives, it is healthier and you know exactly what's going into it, plus you can play with different flavor combinations each time.

It has always been my favorite dessert and this is why I'm making it by myself since childhood.

And when you decide to start making your own ice cream, you will never buy one in the store again. Just like me.

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Ice cream is happiness condensed.

- Jessi Lane Adams

Everybody love ice cream!

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My favorite homemade ice cream recipe

Choco banana ice cream

I know, it's very traditional taste, but that is what I love the most! Plus, it's very easy to make.

Ingredients:

- 3 eggs

- 3/4 cup powdered sugar

- 1 tsp vanilla sugar

- 1 cup whipping cream

- 3 bananas

- 2 tsp ground chocolate

Make your ice cream with Ice cream maker - And your ice cream will be even more softy and creamy

We can find many different types of ice cream makers in the market, from nostalgic to the most modern. Which of them is, in your style?

Cuisinart ICE-30BC Pure Indulgence 2-Quart Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet, and Ice Cream Maker
Cuisinart ICE-30BC Pure Indulgence 2-Quart Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet, and Ice Cream Maker

Fully automatic frozen yogurt, sorbet, and ice cream maker; Brushed stainless-steel housing; heavy-duty motor; large ingredient spout for easily adding favorite mix-ins; double-insulated 2-quart freezer bowl; instruction book and recipes included

Measures approximately 8-1/4 by 8 by 11-1/4 inches; 3-year limited warranty.

 
Cuisinart ICE-21 1.5 Quart Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream Maker (White)
Cuisinart ICE-21 1.5 Quart Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream Maker (White)

New mixing paddle makes frozen desserts in 20 minutes or less; large capacity makes up to 1-1/2-quarts;

double insulated freezer bowl eliminates the need for ice; easy lock transparent lid with large spout makes adding ingredients simple and mess free; fully automatic with large ingredient spout for adding ingredients.

 
Nostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream Maker with Easy Carry Handle
Nostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream Maker with Easy Carry Handle

4-Quart aluminum canister

Plastic bucket and plastic dasher

Electric motor does the churning; recipes included in instruction manual;

easy to use and easy to clean.

 
Cuisinart ICE-50BC Supreme Ice Cream Maker
Cuisinart ICE-50BC Supreme Ice Cream Maker

Fully automatic 1-1/2-quart frozen yogurt, sorbet, and ice cream maker;

brushed stainless-steel housing; commercial-style compressor freezer; prefreezing not required; precise temperature control and efficient mixing; fully automatic 60-minute timer; ingredient spout; lid, paddle, and bowl remove for easy washing; instruction/recipe book included;

measures 15-1/2 by 10-3/4 by 10-1/2 inches; 3-year limited warranty.

 
Cuisinart ICE-30RFB 2-Quart Freezer Bowl
Cuisinart ICE-30RFB 2-Quart Freezer Bowl

Double-insulated freezer bowl holds up to 2 quarts of frozen dessert; designed for the Pure Indulgence Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet, and Ice-Cream Maker; functions as a replacement item or second bowl; no need to stir or add ice; maintains low temperature to freeze ingredients fast and evenly; measures 7-1/2 by 7-1/2 by 6-1/2 inches; 3-year limited warranty.

 

Directions - Follow these steps and you will get a perfect ice cream

First, prepare eggs. Separate yolks and whites. Beat egg whites into snow and yolks with sugar into foam.

Then prepare bananas (I grind them with a hand blender) and whipped cream.

Cook the yolks over very low heat (I cook it over pair) so they don't boil.

Split cooked yolks in two separate bowls. You will need one for banana ice cream and other for chocolate ice cream. Into first one, put ground bananas, half of egg snow and half of whipped cream. Into second one, put the other half of egg snow, half of whipped cream and ground chocolate.

Gently mix all the ingredients, divide them into serving glasses and put them into freezer.

If you prefer using an ice cream maker, transfer the mixture to maker and freeze following the manufacturer's instructions.

And that's it! Enjoy your own homemade ice cream!

Use your favorite flavor!

You can combine any flavor you love. Simply replace bananas and chocolate with any fruit or flavor you want.

Homemade ice cream recipes - If you are looking for some new ideas, you will definitly find some in one of these books

Find you favorite home made ice cream...

Old-Fashioned Homemade Ice Cream: With 58 Original Recipes
Old-Fashioned Homemade Ice Cream: With 58 Original Recipes

This lovely book contains instructions and helpful advice for making delicious homemade ice cream, either in a hand-cranked or electric freezer. Includes 58 exotic, mouthwatering ice cream recipes, recipes for toppings, sauces and more.

 
Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream: Sweet Seasonal Recipes for Ice Creams, Sorbets, and Toppings Made with Local Ingredients
Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream: Sweet Seasonal Recipes for Ice Creams, Sorbets, and Toppings Made with Local Ingredients

This book is special, because it focuses on using local, fresh fruit and herbs in combinations that are both familiar and surprising. It contains recipes for most flavors imaginable and even those a little unimaginable.

 

Ice cream serving bowls and glasses - Serve your dessert in beautiful bowls or glasses and your guests will be even more impressed.

Bormioli Rocco Gelato Ice Cream Glasses, Sky Blue, Set of 6
Bormioli Rocco Gelato Ice Cream Glasses, Sky Blue, Set of 6

Set includes 6 Glasses, 9.5 ounce capacity

The absence of lead guarantees 100% recyclable products

Dishwasher safe

Superior resistance to use and dishwashing guarantees long lasting product

Bpa free; made in Italy

 
Anchor Hocking Tulip Sundae Dish, Set of 12
Anchor Hocking Tulip Sundae Dish, Set of 12

Set of 12 sundae bowls serve up classic diner style

Clear crystal glass construction

Sturdy design features panel-cut sides, tulip rim, and heavy footed base

Dishwasher-safe

5-1/2-ounce capacity; made in the U.S.

 
Bormioli Rocco Jerba Dessert Bowls, Set of 6
Bormioli Rocco Jerba Dessert Bowls, Set of 6

Dishwasher safe

5-1/2 inches height

Capacity: 12 oz

Stem is perfect size for hand to wrap around

Made in Italy

 
Bormioli Rocco Gelato Dessert Bowls, Set of 6
Bormioli Rocco Gelato Dessert Bowls, Set of 6

Dishwasher safe

6-1/2 inches height

Capacity: 9-1/4 oz

Embossed waffle design

Made in Italy

 
Bormioli Rocco Alaska  Dessert Bowls, Set of 6
Bormioli Rocco Alaska Dessert Bowls, Set of 6

Dishwasher safe

3-3/4" height

Capacity: 9 oz

Paneled sides

Made in Italy

 

Do you prefer homemade ice cream or ice cream bought in the store?

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      Rowan Chisholm 4 years ago from Washington state

      I rarely eat ice cream, and I usually end up with store bought because that's what's available. However, I've had some absolutely wonderful homemade ice cream several times. (One of them was frozen in a ice cube tray and had an actual strawberry in each cube as well.)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 4 years ago from United States

      Sounds delicious and I really do love homemade ice cream!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I really should try to make homemade ice cream some day, it must taste fabulous! Great lenses!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Your ice cream recipe sounds wonderful and is different from the one we usually use. We will have to try it. Thanks for sharing.

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      ColettaTeske 4 years ago

      Chocolate banana ice cream is one of my favorites. I'll have to give your recipe a try. Thank you!

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      PaigSr 4 years ago from State of Confussion

      My favorite is the coffee ice cream. And yes I do make it at home. But it also depends on what is available weather I make it or buy it.

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      othellos 4 years ago

      I am not expert in ice cream making since I buy mostly the ready stuff. I came across your interesting lens a few days ago and from what I see here it's time to make my first effort. Thanks for the valuable tips:=)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Homemade -- there's nothing better.

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