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vanilla ice cream

3-Ingredient No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
YIELD 2 pints


  • 2 cups (480 ml) cold heavy cream
  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk (397g)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract, vanilla paste, or 1 whole vanilla bean, scraped


  1. Fit a stand mixer with the whisk attachment or a handheld mixer with the twin beaters. Whip the cream on high speed to medium-stiff peaks.

  2. Gently fold sweetened condensed cream in two additions into the cream with a spatula. Whip on medium speed for another 30 seconds with mixer.

  3. Add vanilla extract or paste. If using a vanilla bean, but the vanilla bean in a half and use the side of a knife to scrape out the beans and add to the mixer.

  4. Pour ice cream into a freezable container and cover. Place in freezer for a minimum of four hours.