Basic Ice Cream
2 cups of heavy cream
1 cup of whole milk
3/4 cups of granulated sugar.
These three ingredients are all that's needed for
basic ice cream.
The fun comes in creating flavors. If you want vanilla, you can
substitute the whole milk with vanilla milk, or add in vanilla
extract to taste.
Same goes when I make coconut ice cream for my friend. I substitute
the whole milk with coconut
milk, then add in cocount extract to taste. coconut milk can be
purchased in cans in the grocery store. It is a great flavor that
you won't find most places.
I've made chocolate with the same switch of milk flavors.
To make maple walnut, follow the above, add in maple extract, then
walnuts. You can make
strawberry that way too.
Flavor and Fun Variations
You can also add in chocolate chips, nuts, coconut, even mini M&M's
in your homemade batch.
When making home made ice cream, only your imagination is the
Submitted by Diane in Fitchburg, Mass.
Printed in Nancy's Kitchen Newsletter 6/07/05