This easy and eggless no-churn vanilla ice cream recipe has all the richness of traditional ice cream recipe, but this easy and fast version requires only 10 minutes of work. Perfect summer treat for hot days!
Made without an ice cream maker, vegetarian and gluten-free!
This particular recipe makes a silky, rich, smooth, and velvety ice cream which tastes exactly like the ice cream you get in your favorite ice cream parlor.
On this page, you will get a step-by-step picture recipe and a video tutorial on how to make Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe.
I hope you are enjoying this summer-ish climate. For me, I am positive that this year it’s gonna be a great summer.
Vibes are telling me that we would be fortunate enough to witness the mostly sunny but not too hot summer this year. Also, I would be enjoying lots and lots of homemade ice-cream this year.
I am so planning to try out many new and exciting flavors of ice cream this year. And I can tell that my freezer is going to be occupied with lots and lots of ice cream so that I don’t have to worry any single day about ‘how to cool off on a hot summer day’. 😉
Well, there is no certain time to whip up some ice cream. This very simple yet most delectable vanilla ice cream would surely help you to cool off on such days when the mercury rises higher.
I know why some people go nuts over a simple vanilla ice cream. And why not? You just can’t beat it for richness and exotic vanilla flavor.
Remember some time ago, I posted this no-churn butterscotch ice cream recipe. Everyone in my home including myself is going crazy for this nutty butterscotch flavored ice cream.
If for some reason you don’t like no-churn ice cream, then I have to warn you that you might have to change your opinion after trying this ice cream. Because this no-churn creamy and smooth ice cream would turn out so darn good.
Homemade Ice-cream is the BEST:
Homemade everything is better than the store-bought stuff because the fresh food made with love is incomparable. The same theory applies to homemade ice creams.
One of the main reasons I prefer homemade ice cream over store-bought is the customized flavors. You can simply go wild and play magic with your own imaginations.
The homemade flavors are always incredible, you just can’t beat them. You could brighten the flavors up the way you like. You can add some freshly cut fruit chunks, fruit jam, or puree. You can also add some chocolate, coffee, dried fruits, or nuts. You can even add some candies, cookies, or even brownies. The sky is the limit.
What are the features of this Vanilla Ice Cream?
There are many reasons why you would love this vanilla ice cream because it:
✓ is a no churn ice cream recipe
✓ makes a wonderful summer treat
✓ is made without an ice cream machine
✓ is prepared with only 3 simple ingredients
✓ is eggless and gluten-free
✓ can also be made vegan
✓ ready in under 15 minutes
What is Vanilla Ice Cream?
This Vanilla ice cream is a No Churn ice cream recipe, which tastes as good as a traditional churn ice cream. For making this recipe, you won’t need an ice cream maker. So if you don’t have ice cream maker and still want to make the ultimate vanilla ice cream at home? No issues!
I will show you how to make the most smooth and creamy eggless vanilla ice cream. You can make this homemade ice cream without needing a special ice cream maker appliance or any other fancy pieces of equipment.
With this effortless recipe, you can simply make this homemade vanilla ice cream with a hand mixer. And if you don’t have it then you can still make it in a blender. YES, you heard me right — a BLENDER!
All you need for making this satisfying vanilla ice cream is just 3 simple and basic ingredients which are easily available in any kitchen.
You guys must know that I love homemade ice creams and I have a lot of homemade ice cream recipes on this site. But recently I have been getting a lot of requests for sharing my ‘no-churn vanilla ice cream recipe’. So here goes the recipe.
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How to make Vanilla Ice Cream?
Making this No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream at home is super simple and easy.
This is how you can do it in 6 simple steps:
Step 1: Add heavy whipping cream to a chilled bowl and beat the cream using a hand blender or a stand mixer. You need to whip the cream until it forms stiff peaks.
Step 2: Add sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract and whip everything until combined.
Step 3: Cover the bowl with the plastic wrap, and freeze for about 2-3 hours.
Step 4: After 2 hours, unwrap the bowl and whip it again.
Step 5: Transfer it to a freezer-safe container, and cover it. Freeze for 6-8 hours.
Step 6: Take the container out of the freezer and let it sit at room temperature for 5 minutes. Then scoop into serving bowls or cups. Done.
For a full list of Vanilla Ice Cream recipe ingredients and step-by-step photo and video instructions, please see the recipe box on this page.
Why you should definitely try No-churn ice cream?
You should try this No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream because:
- I tried this so many times with different flavors and it always works.
- You don’t need a special ice cream maker appliance to make homemade ice cream.
- There is 10 minutes of extra labor involved when compared to store-bought ice cream, but believe me that little 10 minutes of easy work is worth it all.
- My super easy step-by-step picture recipe and video tutorial make it even simpler.
- You can whip up a batch of no-churn ice cream every time the ice cream craving strikes.
- Depending on the flavor you want to create, you only require some basic ingredients.
What’s the difference between churn and no-churn ice cream?
If you’re not acquainted with the ice cream making process, then this info is for you. There are two basic ways of making ice-cream — The old-fashioned churn way, and the modern no-churn way.
Ice Cream the Churn Way: This is the traditional way, where the egg custard is cooked first, cooled, and then slowly churned in an ice cream maker machine.
Ice Cream the No-Churn Way: This is a modern, handy, and shortcut way. With this method, ice cream can be ready in minutes of hand-work + freezing time.
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What are the Ingredient needed for making No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream?
Making this No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream is pretty basic, yet so exotic. You will only need 3 ingredients; sweetened condensed milk and heavy whipping cream as your base ingredients.
Simply whip the chilled cream until stiff peaks form, fold in sweetened condensed milk, and add the vanilla extract. Fold again. DONE. I added vanilla extract, but you can also use the vanilla bean.
Once you’ve folded all of your ingredients together, just pour this cream into a freezer-safe container and freeze for 2 hours. Stir. Freeze again for 6 hours. Once it has frozen, just scoop, and add your favorite toppings. And ATTACK.
Try this super simple No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream recipe at home and I am sure that you’ll love it as much as I do.
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How to make Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream?
Making a Vegan version of Vanilla ice cream is very simple. You just need to swap sweetened condensed milk with dairy-free condensed milk and whipping cream with any dairy-free whipping cream.
What are some Pro Tips & Notes for making Vanilla Ice Cream?
- For making this No churn vanilla ice cream recipe, always use heavy whipping cream which has a fat content of 35% or more.
- I used vanilla extract for vanilla flavoring, but you can also use vanilla paste or vanilla bean paste.
- Whip the ice cream after 2 hours when it has partially set. This would make sure that you get creamy ice cream without any ice crystals.
- Adding toppings is optional here.
Vanilla Ice Cream (Eggless and No Churn) (Step-by-step photo instructions)
How to Make Vanilla Ice Cream
- Refrigerate a mixing bowl for 1 hour.
- Add 2 cups chilled whipping cream to the refrigerated mixing bowl.
- Beat the cream on high until it forms stiff peaks.
- Add the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract.
- Whip everything until combined.
- Cover with the cling film. Freeze for 2 hours.
- Unwrap and stir well to combine.
- Pour ice cream into a freezer safe container.
- Cover and freeze for 6-8 hours or overnight.
- Take the container out of the freezer and let it sit at room temperature for 5 minutes. Then scoop out ice-cream in a cup or cone.
- Top with some your favorite toppings and serve.