Old-Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

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Old-Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream
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  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  1. Whisk yolks in a large bowl.
  2. Heat cream, milk, and sugar in saucepan over medium-low until steaming, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes. Temper 1/2 cup cream mixture into yolks, then whisk yolks into remaining cream mixture.
  3. Cook custard over medium-low stirring occasionally until thickened, about 3 minutes; add vanilla and salt. The custard is done when a path can be drawn on the back of a spoon.
  4. Return mixture to a bowl and cool in an ice bath for 8 minutes. Remove bowl from ice bath, cover with plastic wrap, and chill custard at least 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Churn in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 367.08 Kcal (1537 kJ)
Calories from fat 229.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.5g 39%
Cholesterol 206.19mg 69%
Sodium 171.55mg 7%
Potassium 188.89mg 4%
Total Carbs 27.9g 9%
Sugars 25.32g 101%
Protein 7.33g 15%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 132.7mg 13%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 205.62 Kcal (861 kJ)
Calories from fat 128.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.28g 39%
Cholesterol 115.5mg 69%
Sodium 96.1mg 7%
Potassium 105.81mg 4%
Total Carbs 15.63g 9%
Sugars 14.18g 101%
Protein 4.1g 15%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 4%
Calcium 74.3mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.5
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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