CLASSIC EGGLESS VANILLA ICE CREAM - Celebrating 4th year blogging

I started this blog on a Deepavali day in 2012 and I am successfully stepping into the 4th year. Time flies!!! I can't thank my family, friends, fellow bloggers and you readers enough for all the support that you all have been giving so far.  Thank you so very much for everything and every little thing. 

Now, coming to today's recipe, it obviously has to be something sweet as it is a post Diwali/ Deepavali  recipe post and being my blog birthday, I couldn't think of anything better than this Classic Vanilla Ice cream. Fit enough for something sweet and tempting, old style but always a global favourite. Ice creams, to me, are for all the seasons and for every reason. The method is a little time consuming but worth the wait and a try.  Go on to read and know how I made it.

Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Freezing time: 4 hrs plus
Cuisine: World
Category: Desserts
Level: Easy
Serves: 6-8
Source: Here
Nutrition Facts
Servings 8.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 290
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24 g37 %
Saturated Fat 15 g76 %
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 82 mg27 %
Sodium 47 mg2 %
Potassium 47 mg1 %
Total Carbohydrate 15 g5 %
Dietary Fiber 0 g0 %
Sugars 12 g
Protein 3 g6 %
Vitamin A21 %
Vitamin C1 %
Calcium13 %
Iron0 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
  • 2 cup Full cream milk
  • 2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp corn starch
  • 10 tbsp coarse granulated sugar
  • 2-3 tsp pure Vanilla extract
  • Make a lump free paste out of corn starch and little milk and set aside.
  • Bring the milk to a boil on a heavy sauce pan. Add sugar. Cook until it dissolves and then add corn starch paste. Cook on low flame for 2 -3 min.
  • Add the heavy cream and mix well. Continue cooking until the mixture  begins to thicken. Immediately sieve to remove any lumps.
  • Add the Vanilla extract and mix well. Transfer the mixture to a freezer safe container and wrap with a cling wrap touching the surface of the milk to prevent scum. Cool on the counter top and transfer to the freezer. 
  • Blend and break the ice crystals using a hand blender. Repeat three times after a 2 hr interval for a smooth finish ice cream or churn the cold mixture in your ice cream maker according to instructions. Beating at repeated intervals is a little bit of a messy job .... but hold on and you will thank yourself for doing so.
  • You can serve it soft at once or freeze again to firm up.
  • Topping suggestions: Use sprinkles, praline, caramel, M&M, chocolate sauce/ mango sauce/ strawberry sauce or toasted nuts.
  • Serving suggestions: Use waffles, cones, cups or serve a scoop on top of warm brownies or on this Chocolate mug cake. Enjoy! 


  1. Congratulations for the feat Sowmya, Wish you all the very best and more success in your blog journey. Hope you come up with some great recipes! ;)

    1. Thank you for those kind words Guru. Will keep up the spirit And post more. Keep visiting and let me know if you have tried anything from the space

    2. Congratulations ! Delicious food!:)


  2. So glad you crossed 4 years! No other better way to celebrate it... love this version of ice cream... :)

  3. Happy 4th Bloggiversary, Sowmya. Congratulations to you. Simple Vanilla ice-cream is the BEST. Such a fun way to celebrate 4 years.

  4. Congrats Sowmya for hitting the 4 years marks. This ice cream is definitely the divine pleasure and looking forward to more of your pleasurable recipes.


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