No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream Without Heavy Cream

homemade ice cream in bowl on table

Super easy no churn ice cream with no heavy cream needed! It’s a great iced milk recipe perfect for a quick and delicious summertime treat.

This recipe is super easy and there are only 3 ingredients. Prep time is less than fifteen minutes and you do not need an ice cream machine.

We make a lot of ice cream at home so I love having quick recipe options for when I don’t have the time (or ingredients) for a complicated recipe.

And this simple and sweet vanilla ice cream recipe ticks all those boxes. If you are looking for a great tasting homemade ice cream recipe that’s also super quick and easy pin it to your Pinterest board for later.

How To Make No Churn Ice Cream With No Heavy Cream

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Ok, so this recipe is ridiculously easy! All you need are three ingredients you likely already have and just a couple tools. Prep time is fast and other than chill time, it only takes about fifteen minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 4 Cups Whole Milk (you can use lower fat milk if that’s all you have available)
  • 1 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions

Chill your loaf pan or freezer safe container in your freezer while preparing your ice cream.

Add your pure vanilla extract, milk, and sugar to a mixing bowl. Using a stand or hand mixer, process on high until mixture is thick and creamy. Depending on mixer speed, it should take you about eight minutes.

Pour your ice cream in your loaf pan, cover and put in freezer. Stir every two to four hours and chill for at least eight hours.

homemade ice cream in bowl on table

No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream Without Heavy Cream

Quick and easy no heavy cream recipe is perfect for last minutes desserts.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 200 kcal

Equipment

  • Hand or Stand Mixer
  • Loaf Pan or Freezer Safe Container
  • Mixing Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 4 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract

Instructions
 

  • Chill loaf pan in freezer while preparing ice cream.
  • Add pure vanilla extract, milk, and sugar to mixing bowl. Mix on high until thick and creamy.
  • Pour ice cream in loaf pan. Cover and freeze for at least eight hours.
  • Stir every two hours while chilling.

Notes

  • Great for adding flavors to.
  • Keeps in an airtight container for up to four months.
  • Be sure to mix until thick and creamy.
  • Stirring is necessary for a creamy consistency.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal
Keyword Ice Cream, No Churn, No Heavy Cream, Vanilla
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Can I make homemade ice cream without heavy cream?

Yes! While technically an iced milk, this recipe is thick and creamy and makes a great base for a lot of flavors.

How do I store my heavy cream free ice cream?

Store in your freezer in an airtight container for up to four months. If freezer burn occurs, throw it out.

Written by Liv

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