3 Ingredient Ice Cream

ice cream

This summer is flying by. My son only has a few more days of summer vacation, and he has been spending as much time as I will allow playing video games. We’re already ready for school, supplies have been bought and we’ll meet his new teacher next week.

So to enjoy this last bit of time I get with my son before the new school year starts, we’ve been doing little fun things around the house, like making ice cream. This simple three-ingredient, no cook ice cream was the perfect recipe to make with him. It only takes a few minutes to makes and the results are incredible.

3 ingredient cream

For this recipe, I simply used a can of condensed milk, a pint of half and half and some homemade vanilla extract. After I mixed it well, I poured it in my KitchenAid ice cream maker, and let it churn. In just 15 minutes, I had beautiful soft serve ice cream.

We let the ice cream set up in the deep freeze before eating it though. We topped it with some caramel, my son’s favorite. It made the perfect easy homemade summer dessert.

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ice cream in white and pink bowl


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Yield: Serves 1

3 Ingredient Ice Cream

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1 (14 oz) can chilled condensed milk
1 pint half and half or cream
2 tablespoons vanilla extract


Combine all ingredients a large bowl. Mix well to combine.

Pour mixture into ice cream machine and churn for 10 - 15 minutes, or until soft set.

Pour ice cream into a freezer safe container and freeze for 6 - 8 hours or until set.

Without ice cream machine:

Use heavy cream instead of half and half and whip until you have soft peaks. Fold in refrigerated condensed milk until well-combined. Freeze until set.

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