Simple vanilla ice-cream made of egg custard and flavoured with vanilla bean paste. Easy and delicious summer treat! No ice-cream maker required!
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You will love this simple vanilla ice-cream, made from egg custard and flavoured with vanilla. For this recipe you DON'T NEED ice-cream maker which makes it easy summer treat you can make at home.
Pour some chocolate or caramel sauce over the scoop of our vanilla ice-cream or sprinkle with toasted nuts and you have delicious summer dessert.
We love to serve our chocolate lava cake and hazelnut brownies with a scoop of this simple homemade vanilla ice-cream.
This vanilla ice-cream recipe features only a few simple ingredients and is easily done. You just need to count onto time ice-cream needs to freeze. That's why it's the best to make this ice-cream a day before you need it and keep in the freezer.
This simple no-churn vanilla ice-cream is made of only 4 ingredients:
Start making ice-cream with beating the eggs yolks and sugar using electric hand mixer until the mixture is pale and thick. Place the cream in a medium saucepan and bring it almost to a boil. Remove from the heat and set aside.
Slowly and in a steady stream pour the cream into egg mixture, while whisking the egg mixture. Now, pour the mixture back to the saucepan and cook on a low heat whisking continuously using a balloon whisk.
Once the mixture is slightly thick remove from the heat and stir in vanilla bean paste.
We love to use vanilla bean paste which has a pure, sweet vanilla taste and gives ice-cream look of vanilla bean seeds.
You can use instead use whole vanilla bean which will also flavoured the ice-cream. In this case, split the bean in half lengthways, scrape seeds using a knife and add both bean and seeds to the saucepan with cream. Once the cream is warmed discard the bean.
This ice-cream doesn't require ice-cream maker. Just pour the mixture into a clean plastic container or a bowl and leave to cool at room temperature for 30 minutes. Next, cover with cling film and place in the freezer to firm, this will take 3-4 hours.
Once you are ready to serve, leave the ice-cream for 10 minutes at room temperature then scoop and serve. These vanilla ice-cream will look amazing in these colourful porcelain serving bowls.