Homemade Ice Cream Recipes 【So Easy You Won’t Believe】 2022

You can smell the arrival of the summer season when you start craving freshly churned ice cream. Now you have two options to satisfy your craving. It’s high time to take your device out of the kitchen cabinet, clean it and start making your favourite ice cream flavours with our easy homemade ice cream recipes. If you own an ice cream maker, you’re all set to make great ice cream at home.

 And Guess What? 

With this device, you can make enough ice cream to serve your large family, and also, you can make it in lesser quantities while experimenting with new flavours or want to refresh yourself with your favourite pint of ice cream. But we’ll get to the homemade ice cream recipes after letting you know some of the following important prerequisites.

How to Get the Best Results?

Sometimes users complain about low-quality ice cream or melted ice cream. Here are few tips that will make your experience better and smooth. By keeping these tips in your mind and following our ice cream recipes, you can get perfect homemade ice cream.

  • Avoid over-churning of your ice cream.
  • Always go for the best and high-quality ingredients.
  • Make sure your ingredients are well refrigerated before introducing them to the ice cream mixture.
  • Avoid using alcohol in ice cream recipes.
  • Make sure the mixing bowl is completely dry.

What do I need to make homemade ice cream?

First of all, you’ll need your preferred ingredients to make ice cream at home. Then you need rock salt, ice, and other ingredients such as milk, sugar, vanilla, and eggs. You will also need some other ingredients, but they are optional such as chocolate, nuts, candies, fruits, etc. You also need to know about ice cream recipes.

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream?

There are various different types and models of makers available in the market with similar features. Get yourself one according to your needs and demands. Modern ice cream comes with more advanced features and characteristics. They will minimize your ice cream making time and effort.

 Now Let’s Dive In! 

Table of Contents
1. Basic Vanilla Ice Cream
2. Raspberry Swirl and Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream
3. Creamy Peanut Butter Ice Cream
4. Classic Chocolate Ice Cream
5. Chocolate Ice Cream with Ceylon Cinnamon
6. Berry Strawberry Ice Cream
7. Double Chocolate Ice Cream
8. Graham Cracker Ice Cream

1. Basic Vanilla Ice Cream

homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

You can get basic but delicious vanilla homemade ice cream with the machine. With the basic vanilla ice cream, you can make many more flavours by adding fruits and nuts. Here is the recipe to make basic vanilla ice cream.


  • 3-4 cups of white sugar
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 2-1/4 cups of milk
  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract


Take a saucepan, add milk, sugar, and whipping cream, and place it over medium heat. Keep stirring the mixture until the sugar gets dissolved. Pour the mixture into a container, then add vanilla into it. Keep this mixture in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Add the cold mixture into the maker and churn it until it becomes thick. This was our delicious homemade vanilla ice cream recipe. Hope you enjoy it!

Also, check our guide to Ice Cream Maker Recipes.

2. Raspberry Swirl and Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

homemade Raspberry Ice Cream

Here we have written a simple and easy ice cream maker recipe. You can make a raspberry swirl with chocolate chunks of ice cream at home.


  • 2 cups of heavy cream
  • 1 cup of milk
  • ¾ cups of sugar
  • ¼ of teaspoon salt
  • 4 whole large egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1-½ cups of fresh raspberries
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 6 oz of milk chocolate

Take heavy cream, milk, sugar, and salt in a pan and heat it until the sugar gets dissolved. Beat eggs separately in a bowl and add half a cup of heated mixture and slowly add into the beaten eggs. Add this mixture of eggs into the heated mixture and heat it for few more minutes. Heat it until it becomes thick enough to stick to the spoon. Add vanilla after straining the mixture. Place it in the refrigerator for at least 4-5 hours.

Now prepare the raspberry sauce. This recipe is enlisted in homemade ice cream recipes. Add raspberries and half sugar in a saucepan, keep stirring the mixture until sugar is thoroughly mixed into the raspberries. Then strain the mixture and throw the seeds into the bin. Then use your ice cream to churn the ice cream for 25 minutes.

When your ice cream gets ready, sprinkle raspberries on half of the ice cream and sprinkle chocolate chunks on the rest of the half. Refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours and then enjoy homemade ice cream.

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3. Creamy Peanut Butter Ice Cream

homemade Peanut Butter Ice Cream

When we talk about ice cream recipes, this recipe will be on top. In this ice cream, you will get the perfect combination of peanut butter along the sweet cream base. Peanut butter is a good source of protein so that this ice cream will be good for your health too. This ice cream is creamy, peanut buttery, with chunks of peanut butter as well.


  • 4 pasteurized eggs,
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract,
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 3-4 teaspoons of creamy peanut butter


Take a bowl and start beating eggs; add vanilla to the beaten eggs. Beat again. Add the peanut butter into the mixture after heating it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Add heavy cream and milk, and mix all the ingredients. Transfer this mixture into the mixing bowl of the maker. Create a layer of ice and rock salt around the cold canister of the maker.

Please turn on the machine and keep checking until it’s done. Place ice cream in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, and then enjoy freshly homemade ice cream.

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4. Classic Chocolate Ice Cream

homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

This easy homemade chocolate is your go-to recipe when you want to satisfy your sweet tooth. This ice cream recipe will give you creamy and rich chocolate flavoured ice cream. If you are diet conscious and avoid sugar, you will love it because it is made with unsweetened cocoa powder with a custard base.


  • 1/3 of cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • Dash salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract


Take a saucepan, add cocoa powder and heavy cream, and whisk them. Whisk remaining cream, milk, and sugar. Separately beat egg yolks with dash salt. Pour milk into the saucepan and heat it until it boils. Slowly add hot milk into egg yolks and blend. Heat it until it becomes thick enough to stick to the back of the spoon.

Transfer the mixture for refrigeration for 3 hours. Finally, add this cold mixture to your maker for churning. Wait for 25 minutes, and your ice cream is ready to serve.

5. Chocolate Ice Cream with Ceylon Cinnamon

homemade Chocolate Ceylon Cinnamon Ice Cream

This homemade ice cream recipe is for chocolate lovers who want to add chocolate to everything. The taste of this ice cream depends on the amount of cinnamon and cocoa powder added to the ice cream. If you use processed cocoa and natural cinnamon, your resultant ice cream taste will vary.


  • 2 oz of bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/3 cup of natural cocoa
  • 1 to 1-1/4 tsp of Ceylon cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 of cups whole milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 2 cups of whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp of vanilla


Take a container and mix sugar, milk, egg yolks, and salt. Mix them well. Heat it while stirring until it starts steaming. Reduce heat and continue cooking till it starts thickening. Pour mixture into a bowl after straining. Blend well, so it becomes soft and smooth.  Now add vanilla extract and whipping cream into the mixture. Keep whisking until fully combined.

Then add this mixture into a maker for churning. When your ice cream is ready, transfer it into a bowl and refrigerate it for a good 3-4 hours.

6. Berry Strawberry Ice Cream

homemade Berry Strawberry Ice Cream

Now you can make homemade ice cream without any hustle. For this recipe, you will need a bunch of fresh strawberries and a good-quality vanilla cream base. This homemade ice cream can be called a dope of strawberry ice cream of Baskin Robins. But be careful while adding strawberries to your ice cream mixture. Too many strawberries will make your ice cream runny and less creamy. You can take help from our list of ice cream recipes.


  • 3-4 large-sized eggs
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 4 cups of strawberries


First of all, wash your strawberries. Take a bowl, place your strawberries in it along with sugar and puree. Take another bowl of large-size beat eggs and whist well after adding sugar and vanilla in the mixture. Pour the strawberry puree into the bowl. Then mix again after adding heavy cream and milk to the mixture.

Take the canister of the maker and transfer this mixture into it. Add a layer of ice and rock salt around the cold canister to speed up the freezing of the mixture. It depends upon the ingredients of ice cream. When the ice cream mixture begins to expand, it is a sign that ice cream is getting ready. Remove the canister, transfer the ice cream to a bowl, and place it in a refrigerator for 3-4 hours. Then take it out and carefully scoop out your ice cream and enjoy.

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7. Double Chocolate Ice Cream

homemade Double Chocolate Ice Cream

This is an easy homemade ice cream recipe. You might get confused with the name about its sweetness level, but it is full creamy and not excessively sweet in taste. This ice cream has an appropriate level of sweetness and double chocolate. This will be a great treat to your chocolate craving and ice cream craving in this scorching heat. Here is the ice cream machine recipe for double chocolate ice cream.


  • ¼ cup of cocoa powder
  • 4 oz of baking bar
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Lots of ice and rock salt


The night before making ice cream, prepare the chocolate mixture. Pour two cups of milk, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt into a pan and place it over medium heat. Keep stirring in the pan until chocolate is completely dissolved and take the shape of a smooth mixture. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl and give them a good whisk. Start adding a cup of hot chocolate to the beaten eggs while stirring the mixture. Then add this smooth mixture to the eggs and keep heating them. At this point, adding chopped chocolate is advisable. Cook until it becomes creamy. Place this mixture in the refrigerator overnight.

Take a large bowl to add cold chocolate mixture, heavy cream, remaining milk, and vanilla. Please give them a good whisk so that all ingredients are combined well. Take the mixing bowl of your maker and transfer this mixture into it. Built a layer of ice and rock salt around the mixing bowl.

Keep on adding ice when it melts. When the speed of the motor of the maker decreases, it signals the thickening of ice cream. Carefully transfer ice cream from the canister to your favourite bowl. Place ice cream in the refrigerator to harden it.

8. Graham Cracker Ice Cream

homemade Graham Cracker Ice Cream

In this ice cream mix recipe, you can add your favourite cracker and make thick ice cream out of it with the help of your maker. This ice cream is full of graham crackers and chocolate chips, and a lot of Buncha Crunch. After having this ice cream, you wonder why you haven’t tried this unique and delicious ice cream yet. We have this recipe in our list of ice cream recipes because of its level of crunch.


  • 12 graham crackers
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • A bit of Xanthan gum
  • 1 cup of whole milk
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon of corn syrup
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Bunch of mini chocolate chips
  • Bunch of Buncha crunch


Grind Graham crackers in the food processor. Take a medium-sized bowl, add crushed crackers, salt, brown sugar, and Xanthan gum. Place a pot over medium heat and add milk, cream, and corn syrup to it. Keep mixing until fully combined and no lumps left in the mixture. Cook on medium heat until sugar is thoroughly mixed in the mixture.

Turn off the heat and cover the pot. Leave this mixture in the refrigerator for a minimum of 6 hours. Now take out the canister of the maker and add the mixture into it. Churn the ice cream mixture for 20 minutes or until the required consistency and thickness are achieved.

Introduce chocolate chips and Buncha crunch into the ice cream. Transfer your ice cream into a bowl and refrigerate it for a minimum of 4 hours.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most important questions people usually ask.

How to make homemade ice cream with an electric maker?

There are the following steps involved in making ice cream:

  1. Always freeze the ice cream mixing bowl in advance to get perfectly frozen ice cream. Take your appliance and churn the ice outside the machine.
  2. Gather the ingredients, make an ice cream mixture, and pour it into an already freeze mixing bowl.
  3. Then place the bowl into the electric machine. Add an even layer of ice and rock salt around the cold canister. Turn on the motor and churned ice cream until you got the required consistency.
  4. Scoop out your ice cream when it’s done and enjoy.
  5. Now, you will come across plenty of recipes. We will develop a list of homemade ice cream recipes to spark up your summer with these recipes. Try these simple and easy recipes and impress your friends and family with these perfectly frozen ice creams.

How Long Does It Take to Make Ice Cream?

If your ice cream mixing bowl is frozen, then you will get ice cream in 20-45 minutes. But if the bowl is not frozen, it will take a long time to churn ice cream. In 20 minutes, the ice cream mixture will become thick enough to add other ingredients like nuts and fruits to mix together.

How to use an ice cream maker?

Despite the type and model of your ice cream, the process of ice making always begins with placing the base or custard in the canister of the machine.

Prior to preparing the base for your ice cream, place the mixing bowl of the maker in the refrigerator, so it freezes. Then take out the frozen canister and gradually add a mixture of your ice cream to it. On turning on the machine, the paddles start churning your ice cream when your ice cream is ready, the speed of the motor decreases.

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