Vanilla Ice Cream

The perfect warm weather dessert to have in your freezer at all times.


Difficulty: Medium

Time: 40 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 279 / Protein 5g / Carbohydr. 21g / Fat 19g

Ingredients (8 servings)

2vanilla beans
130 mlmilk
370 mlcream
4egg yolks
150 gsugar


large saucepan, stand mixer, large bowl, whisk, ice cream maker, cutting board, knife, spatula

Wine Tip

Enjoy this light, creamy homemade ice cream with a strong shot of espresso on the side.

Step 1

Vanilla Ice Cream

Scrape seeds from vanilla beans and set aside.

cutting board, knife

2 vanilla beans

Step 2

Vanilla Ice Cream

In a large saucepan, bring milk, cream, vanilla bean seeds, and vanilla beans to a boil. Set aside.

large saucepan, whisk

130 ml milk / 370 ml cream

Step 3

Vanilla Ice Cream

In a stand mixer, beat together egg yolks, eggs, and sugar until stiff peaks form.

stand mixer

4 egg yolks / 2 eggs / 150 g sugar

Step 4

Vanilla Ice Cream

Combine egg mixture with milk and cream mixture in a large bowl. Form a double boiler by placing bowl over a water bath in a large saucepan and stir constantly for approx. 5 – 7 min. until mixture thickens and coats back of spatula. Then, place in fridge and allow to cool for approx. 30 – 35 min.

large saucepan, large bowl, spatula

Step 5

Vanilla Ice Cream

Remove mixture from fridge. Turn on ice cream maker and pour mixture in slowly. Mix for approx. 15 – 20 min. Transfer to bowls for serving. Enjoy!

ice cream maker