Ultimate Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by LorenLou

From DH's grandmother....she used raw eggs. Lately we have decided to cook them a bit, or use egg substitute. Absolutely the richest, best ice cream ever! Cook time is freezer time, which is approximate.

Top Review by jonesfam

I just tasted this out of the ice cream freezer and it's very good--but I goofed and only put 4 c. of sugar in, thinking I'd taste and add more if it needed it before I froze it. Well, I forgot, but the 4 cups was still plenty of sugar. Much more than that and I think even *I* would have a hard time eating it! :) But this is a very rich-tasting ice cream that everyone is going to love--thanks for submitting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients and freeze in ice cream freezer.
  2. OR, if you prefer to cook the eggs:.
  3. Heat the milk and sugar in a large pot on the stove.
  4. Add a small amount of the mixture to the beaten eggs to heat.
  5. Then slowly stir eggs back into the milk mixture on the stove.
  6. Allow to cool, then add remaining ingredients and freeze.

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