Rich Vanilla Ice Cream

99 comments

Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2011, America's Test Kitchen TV

The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as creamy, smooth, or dense as the best stuff from the store. We decided to change that.

SERVES8 (Makes about 1 quart)

TIME1 hour, plus 7 hours chilling

has video

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

The quicker it freezes, the smoother the ice cream, so we sped up the freezing time of our homemade Vanilla Ice Cream recipe by starting with a colder base. Supplementing the sugar with corn syrup gave us a Vanilla Ice Cream recipe that pro...

Print