No churn vanilla ice cream recipe

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This delicious homemade vanilla ice cream takes only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes to prepare - the kids will love it!

Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time (freezing time 6 hours)
Total Time5 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Homemade ice cream is a great dessert to make for the entire family, especially during summer. With just 3 ingredients, this homemade ice cream offers a fail proof recipe using store cupboard staples. It also only takes 5 mins to prepare, as all you have to do is beat all the ingredients together. Once you’ve mastered this basic vanilla, use your imagination; try swirling through chocolate, fruit, caramel, marshmallows, nuts or coffee. Serve alongside our chocolate brownie recipe for an extra treat.


  • 400ml double cream
  • 200g condensed milk
  • 1tsp vanilla extract




  1. In a large bowl, beat all the ingredients together with an electric whisk to form soft peaks.
  2. Scrap into freezable containers and freeze until solid. Transfer to the fridge 10 mins before serving.
Top Tip for making No churn vanilla ice cream

To turn this into a crowd pleaser semi-freddo, line your tub with clingfilm first, then once the ice cream is solid, up turn onto a serving dish, unwrap clingfilm and decorate with chosen toppings.


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