Guide To Serve Ice Cream Recipe Cuisinart Easy

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Homemade ice cream is a summertime (or anytime!) treat that’s surprisingly easy to whip up. With your trusty Cuisinart ice cream maker, you can create endless flavor combinations that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. This recipe provides a basic foundation, and feel free to experiment with different extracts, fruits, or mix-ins to personalize your perfect scoop.


The BEST  Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Recipes - Bites with Bri
The BEST Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Recipes – Bites with Bri

2 cups heavy cream

  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • Optional Mix-Ins (choose one or combine!):

    1 cup chopped fresh fruit (strawberries, blueberries, peaches, etc.)

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or candy pieces
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder (for chocolate ice cream)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (for peanut butter ice cream)

  • Directions:

    1. Prep Time: In a large bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, condensed milk, vanilla extract, and salt until well combined.
    2. Freeze Time: Pour the mixture into your Cuisinart ice cream maker’s canister and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions. This typically takes 20-25 minutes, but keep an eye on it for desired consistency.
    3. Mix-In Magic: If using mix-ins, add them during the last 2-3 minutes of churning. This ensures they are evenly distributed throughout the ice cream.
    4. Freeze Again: Once churned, transfer the ice cream to an airtight container and freeze for at least 4 hours for a firmer texture.


    For a richer flavor, use full-fat ingredients (heavy cream and whole milk).

  • If your ice cream seems too soft after freezing, simply return it to the ice cream maker and churn for a few additional minutes.
  • Let the ice cream soften slightly at room temperature for 5-10 minutes before scooping for the best texture.

  • Nutrition Facts (per serving, approximately 1/2 cup):

    Calories: 400 (may vary depending on mix-ins)

  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Sugar: 25g
  • Protein: 5g

  • Please note: This is a general estimate and the actual nutritional content may vary depending on the specific ingredients you use.


    Homemade ice cream is a delightful way to indulge your sweet tooth and create a fun activity for the whole family. This recipe offers a versatile base to explore your creativity and discover your favorite flavor combinations. So grab your Cuisinart, gather your ingredients, and unleash your inner ice cream maker!

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    1. Can I use skim milk instead of heavy cream?

    While skim milk is a lower-fat option, it will result in a less creamy ice cream. You can substitute whole milk for a slightly less rich, but still delicious, outcome.

    2. What if I don’t have an ice cream maker?

    The “no-churn” method is a viable alternative. Simply whisk together the ingredients, then pour into a loaf pan and freeze for several hours, stirring occasionally to break up ice crystals.

    3. How long can I store homemade ice cream?

    Homemade ice cream will keep for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container in the freezer. However, the texture may become slightly icy over time.

    4. Can I refreeze melted ice cream?

    Technically, yes, but refreezing can alter the texture and introduce the risk of bacterial growth. It’s best to enjoy homemade ice cream within a reasonable timeframe.

    5. What are some fun and unique mix-in ideas?