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Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe Without Cream (No Churn)

Perfect for adding your favorite ice cream toppings.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Chill 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 250 kcal


  • Loaf Pan
  • Saucepan
  • Whisk


  • 2 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract or 1 Vanilla Bean
  • ½ Cup Granulated Sugar


  • Add whole milk and vanilla extract to saucepan (if using vanilla bean add it where noted later)
  • Bring your mixture to a simmer for five minutes while stirring. Your sugar should be dissolved. Now add vanilla bean if using it instead of vanilla extract.
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool till it reaches room temperature.
  • Pour ice cream mixture into loaf pan and chill in freezer for at least six hours.
  • Stir ice cream every hour during initial chill.
  • Let ice cream stand at room temperature for about five minutes before serving.


Calories: 250kcal
Keyword Ice Cream, No Churn, No Cream
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