Homemade Ice Cream Base
cream is so much better than store bought but it's a pain
in the rear to make. We used to make homemade ice
cream with an old fashioned ice cream maker. One of
those ones with the ice cream in a metal cylinder that
turns in a bucket surrounded by ice with rock salt.
It worked, but it was a lot of trouble so we used it
mostly on special occasions. There had to be a
better way to make homemade ice cream. Now we have a
1½ qt ice cream maker with a bucket you put in the
freezer. The bucket freezes the ice cream without
the need for ice or rock salt. It works great and
clean up is so much easier. Now we make ice cream much
All good recipe starts with a base of some
type. This recipe is the base we use to make many ice
creams. You can add nuts, fruit, chocolate chips, or
whatever to this base and make up your own recipe.
|half and half
together. Dump it in the ice cream maker. Follow the
directions for your particular ice cream maker.