No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being really simple to make. No ice cream maker needed and only 3 simple ingredients to make this treat. It is so easy that the kiddos can make it!

No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make.  No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!
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No churn vanilla ice cream

Vanilla ice cream is such a classic dessert. The flavor is timeless and the topping ideas are endless. Now, you can make ice cream at home thanks to this no churn vanilla ice cream recipe.

You won’t believe how simple it is with only 3 ingredients. Yes, only 3!!!! It is SO easy that you are going to wonder why you didn’t make this sooner.

Plus, the flavor is perfect and the texture is soft and creamy. It is a real treat and your family will love it!

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No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make.  No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!

No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make.  No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!

Ingredients:

  • sweetened condensed milk
  • pure vanilla extract
  • heavy whipping cream
No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make.  No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!

How to make homemade vanilla ice cream:

First, mix the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract together in a large bowl.

No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make.  No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!

Second, add the heavy whipping cream to a separate bowl. Beat with a hand mixer until you see stiff peaks start to form. This should take about 3-5 minutes . It does not take long.

Next, stir the whipped cream into the sweetened condensed milk mixture. Make sure you do not overmix!

The last step is to pour the ice cream mixture into a loaf pan or shallow baking dish and freeze for 6 hours at least. I actually prefer to let it freezer overnight.

Enjoy!

Just scoop and serve as desired.

No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make.  No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!

Storing homemade ice cream:

Keep leftovers in the freezer covered. It will last up to 3 months as long as it is properly stored.

No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make.  No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!

Additions to homemade ice cream:

  • Crushed oreo cookies- add this to the ice cream mixture before freezing. About 10 cookies should be perfect.
  • Chocolate Chips- Add a cup of morsels to the mixture.
  • Fruit- Peach is my favorite but the kids love strawberries. Add 2 cups diced fruit to the mixture before freezing.

Topping ideas for No churn vanilla ice cream:

  • Hot fudge – Homemade Hot fudge is easy and delicious.
  • Strawberry sauce – Try this simple to make strawberry sauce recipe.
  • Caramel sauce – We have an easy homemade caramel sauce recipe.
  • Peanut Butter Ice Cream Topping – If you love peanut butter, this is the topping for you!
  • Magic Shell Recipe
  • Whipped Cream – We love this homemade whipped cream.
  • Candy– Use leftover candy or crushed candy such as: kit-kats, Reese’s cups, gummy worms (a big kid favorite), gummy bears and more.
  • mini chocolate chips – white chocolate, milk chocolate, peanut butter and more. 
  • Cookies- Crush up oreo cookies, chocolate chip or anything you like.
  • Sprinkles (Everyone loves sprinkles!)
  • Maraschino cherries
  • Fruit- Bananas, diced strawberries, blueberries, peaches.
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Mini Brownie Bites – Make a hot fudge sundae. 
  • nuts- cashews, walnuts, pecans, walnuts in syrup 
No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make.  No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!

Top over these desserts:

One of my favorite things is a warm dessert and cold vanilla ice cream on top. It is so decadent and amazing.

The vanilla flavor is so rich and creamy in this homemade recipe. You will love it topped on your favorite desserts.

Let us know what you decide to top with ice cream. So many yummy options!

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No churn vanilla ice cream

5 from 2 votes
No churn vanilla ice cream is rich and creamy while being simple to make. No ice cream maker needed and only 3 ingredients needed. So easy!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Freeze 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 499

Ingredients

  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  • Stir together the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract in a bowl.
  • Place the heavy whipping cream in a bowl and beat with a hand mixer for 3-5 minutes or until stiff peaks are formed.
  • Then gently stir the whipped cream into the sweetened condensed milk mixture. Be careful to not over mix.
  • Pour into a loaf pan or shallow baking dish and freeze for 6 hours or overnight.
  • Scoop into cones or bowls as desired. Store covered in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 499kcal, Carbohydrates 39g, Protein 7g, Fat 35g, Saturated Fat 22g, Cholesterol 131mg, Sodium 115mg, Potassium 311mg, Sugar 37g, Vitamin A 1343IU, Vitamin C 2mg, Calcium 240mg, Iron 1mg

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