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Easy, Rich & Dreamy Country Vanilla Ice Cream

The perfect summer treat by itself, in a cone, banana split, or sundae. And let's not forget as a topping for fruit pies and cobblers. YUM!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy, made from scratch, rich, summer treat
Servings 2 quarts


  • freezer storage containers
  • mixer
  • ice cream maker


  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 - 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 - 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 - 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Place eggs in mixer bowl and beat until combined.
  • Add sugar gradually and beat on medium high until the eggs are thick and pale.
  • Pour in the whole milk and the heavy cream. Add salt and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the ice cream maker and process until thick and creamy.
  • Add the ice cream to the freezer food containers and place the containers in the freezer for 2 hours before eating for best results.



If using an automatic ice cream maker, the ice cream will be ready in about 30 minutes.