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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Cone

Easy Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream


An incredibly quick and easy homemade ice cream with very few ingredients!


  • 2 cups heavy cream (or regular cream)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/23/4 cups sugar (see note)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Add-in options of your choice


  1. Whisk all ingredients together and process according to your ice cream machine directions. If desired, add toppings or add-ins in the last minute of churning, mix in by hand, or layer in by hand. Freeze in freezer until firm.


  • Adjust sugar content to your liking. I add more or less sugar depending on what I’m adding in.
  • -Hand mix in crushed cookies, sprinkles, nuts, cheesecake crumbles, fruits, etc.
  • -Mash fresh fruit in a bowl with a little sugar or a spoonful of coordinating fruit jam and then layer in swirls in the freezer container.
  • -Layer in swirls of caramel, chocolate, or fruit sauce in freezer container.
  • – Add extracts to your liking.