yummy-ice-cream-recipesWhether it is a special occasion or a family meal, a smooth, creamy, luscious homemade ice cream is always a welcoming treat. There are so many homemade ice cream recipes to choose from. However, one needs a home ice cream maker machine to prepare a perfect ice cream. To prepare a creamy and delicious ice cream, you will need to first learn how to use the home ice cream maker machine. This can be accomplished by obtaining the manufacturer’s manual. Some of the recipes you can prepare using home ice cream maker machine include;

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Ready in: 2 hours 5 minutes
Ingredients
• 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
• 1/2 cup of heavy cream
• 1 1/2 cups of cream
• 2 beaten eggs
• 1 cup of brown sugar
• 1 tablespoon of butter
• 1/3 cup of chopped pecans

Directions
1. Add butter together with pecans to a small skillet and cook over medium heat until the pecans become lightly brown and fragrant. As you cook, stir pecans constantly for about 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside
2. In a mixing bowl, whisk the provided eggs and set them aside. Combine the cream together with the brown sugar in a saucepan and mix well. Bring the saucepan to a boil in a medium heat and remove from heat. Pour the hot cream-sugar mixture into the eggs and whisk constantly. Return the egg mixture to a saucepan and cook. Keep on stirring until the mixture coats the stirring spoon. Remove from heat and stir in pecans and vanilla.
3. Pour the mixture into ice cream maker machine and freeze as directed by the manufacturer.

Easy chocolate ice cream

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Ready in: 6 hours 20 minutes
Ingredients
• 2 cups of heavy cream
• 2/3 cup of chocolate syrup
• 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk

Directions
1. Line a loaf pan with an aluminium foil.
2. Stir together the chocolate syrup and condensed milk in a large bowl until the color is even
3. Whip cream in a separate bowl until stiff peaks form. Pour the prepared cream into the chocolate mixture
4. In a cream maker, pour the cream-chocolate mixture and freeze for 6 hours

Cake butter ice cream

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Ready in: 4 hours 5 minutes
Ingredients
• 3/4 cup of white cake mix, sifted
• 2 cups of heavy whipping cream
• 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
• 2 beaten egg yolks
• 1/2 cup of white sugar
• 1 cup of milk

Directions
1. In a saucepan, whisk together the provided cake mix, cream, vanilla, egg yolks, sugar and milk until well blended. Put the mixture over medium heat and cook until the mixture reaches a temperature of 70 degree C while stirring frequently. Remove the mixture from heat and freeze until liquid cold.
2. Remove the chilled mixture from the refrigerator and pour into the home ice cream maker machine. Freeze according to the manufacturer instructions until soft. Remove the ice cream from the ice cream maker and transfer to a refrigerator. Allow the ice cream to ripen for 2 hours or overnight.

Vanilla Ice Cream IV

Preparation time: 50 minutes
Ready in: 50 minutes
Ingredients
• 4 cups of milk
• 3 ounces of instant vanilla pudding mix
• 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
• 1 1/2 cups of white sugar
• 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk
• 1/2 pint of heavy cream
• 12 ounces of evaporated milk
• 5 eggs

Directions
1. Beat together using an electric mixer the provided eggs, vanilla, sugar, condensed milk, cream and evaporated milk in a large bowl. Add pudding mix and beat until smooth.
2. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker machine and add enough milk.
3. Freeze the ice cream according to the manufacturer directions.

If you love ice cream as much as we do then you will not be able to stop at just one recipe. The great thing about having an ice cream maker in your own home is the convenience to experiment with whatever crazy ingredients that you come up with. It is loads of fun, especially if you have kids. Some of these recipes were big hits for folks that we served it to and hopefully you have the same results. Check back as we have a lot more great ice cream recipes to share. There is nothing better than a decadent bowl of freshly made ice cream. Life is hard, it is good to reward yourself every so often. You deserve it!

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