Pick-a-Flavor No-Churn Ice Cream

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Choose a flavor, any flavor. This simple base recipe for no-churn ice cream is endlessly adaptable.

no-churn ice cream
Photo: Carson Downing
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 quart

Ingredients

  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk

  • 2 cup heavy cream

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. Pour a 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk into an extra-large bowl; stir in flavoring. (Or steep the milk with ingredients like herbs or spices to flavor it.) In another large bowl beat 2 cups heavy cream and 2 teaspoons vanilla until it holds soft peaks; fold into condensed milk.

  2. Spread into a 9x5-inch loaf pan or two pint freezer containers. Freeze, covered, 8 hours or until firm.

Chocolate:

Whisk in 1/3 cup cocoa powder.

Strawberry:

Stir in 3 cups pureed strawberries.

Triple Berry:

Stir in 3 cups pureed blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries.

Banana:

In a blender puree 3 peeled ripe bananas. Stir into sweetened condensed milk. Proceed as directed.

Coffee:

Whisk in 2 Tbsp. instant espresso coffee powder.

Salted Mocha:

Whisk in 1/3 cup cocoa powder, 2 Tbsp. instant espresso coffee powder, and 1/2 tsp. kosher salt.

Caramel:

Whisk in 1/4 cup caramel sauce.

Coconut:

Whisk in 1/4 cup melted coconut oil.

Mango:

Stir in 3 cups pureed mango.

Lavender:

Heat condensed milk and 3 Tbsp. dried lavender buds over low until bubbles begin to form along edge. Let stand, covered, 20 minutes. Strain out lavender. Let cool before proceeding.

Thyme:

Heat condensed milk and 12 thyme sprigs over low until bubbles begin to form along edge. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Strain out thyme. Let cool before proceeding.

Wildflower Honey:

Whisk 1/4 cup wildflower honey into sweetened condensed milk. Proceed as directed.

Birthday Cake:

Stir in 1/4 cup sprinkles.

Cherry:

Stir in 3 cups pureed tart pitted cherries.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

366 Calories
26g Fat
29g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 366
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 79mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 181mg 14%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 243mg 5%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 7.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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