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How to Make Ice Cream at Home

Homemade ice cream is a refreshing dessert made of natural ingredients. Anyone, even a child, can make it. All you need are a couple of tricks.

5-Minute Crafts offers several proven ways you can use to make any kind of ice cream that you like at home.

Kitchen tools

To make different kinds of ice cream, you will need:

  • a deep bowl
  • a stewpot
  • a whisk
  • a blender
  • a mixer
  • wooden sticks for ice cream
  • a container for storing ice cream
  • plastic bags with zippers

Classic creamy ice cream


  • 200 ml of 3,2 % milk;

  • 500 ml of 33 % cream;

  • 180 grams of sugar powder;

  • 4 egg yolks;

  • 0,5 tsp of vanillin.

How to make:

  1. Use a whisk to mix yolks with milk adding sugar powder and vanillin to make a homogenous mix.

  2. Pour the mix into the stewpot and heat it on slow fire until there are bubbles on the surface. After that, boil the mix for 20 more minutes.

  3. Remove the mix from the fire and put it into a bowl of cold water. Don’t stop stirring. When the water is warm, replace it with more cold water. Cool the mix down for 10-15 minutes.

  4. Use a mixer to whip cold cream and add it to the mix, stir the whole thing with a whisk.

  5. Put everything into the freezer. Once an hour, take it out and stir it with a mixer or a fork. Do this 2-3 times until the whole thing is really solid. You can eat the ice cream after 6-10 hours.

Strawberry ice cream in 45 seconds


  • 500 grams of frozen strawberries
  • 250 ml of natural yogurt
  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • several drops of liqueur (optional)

How to make:

  1. In advance, put the dishes for ice cream into the freezer and the spoon for making the balls — into a cup of hot water.
  2. Put all the ingredients into a blender and mix it for several seconds.
  3. Make ice cream balls with a spoon and put them into the cold dishes.

Ice cream made of chocolate bars


  • 4 Kinder Bueno chocolate bars
  • 250 ml of cream
  • 100 grams of milk chocolate
  • 4 wooden sticks
  • chocolate topping for decoration

How to make:

  1. Mash the chocolate bars in your hands without opening the pack, put the pack into a glass, and cut the upper end of the pack.

  2. Pour the cream inside the pack and put the wooden sticks inside the pack. Put them away into the freezer for 3-4 hours.

  3. Melt a milk chocolate bar in a tall glass. Get the chocolates out of the freezer, remove the wrapper, and dip them into the milk chocolate.

  4. Put what you have into the freezer for several hours.

  5. Before serving, add some chocolate topping on the tops.

Lemon-creamy ice cream made of 3 ingredients


  • 500 ml of cream
  • 1 can of condensed milk
  • 1 lemon

How to make:

  • Whip the cream with a mixer.

  • Add condensed milk and mix the whole thing. Add the juice of 1 lemon and mix it all together.

  • Put away the mix in the freezer, remove it 2 hours later, stir it with a fork or a mixer, and put it back in for several hours.

Soft sorbet or a snowcone in a couple of minutes


  • 200 grams of mashed fruit or juice
  • 8-10 tbsp of salt
  • 20-30 cubes of ice

How to make:

  1. Prepare 2 plastic bags. Put the fruit mash or juice into one of them and close the bag. Put ice and salt into the second bag and put the first bag into the second one. Close the second bag.
  2. For a few minutes, shake both bags in your hands. After a few minutes of shaking, your ice cream is ready.

Creme Brulèe ice cream


  • 60 grams of powdered milk
  • 200 ml of milk

  • 500 ml of cream

  • 110 grams of sugar

  • 15 grams of corn starch

  • 100 grams of sugar (for syrup)

  • 100 grams of milk (for syrup)

How to make:

  1. To make the syrup, melt the sugar over a low flame to make dark caramel. Add hot milk, stir it and boil until the sugar is liquid.
  2. Add the corn starch into a small amount of milk. Set aside.
  3. Mix the powdered milk, sugar, and several drops of milk. Add the syrup you made and stir, adding milk as you go. Strain the whole mix.
  4. Heat the mixture until it boils and then add the corn starch mixture. Then, remove it from the fire, cover it with a top and let it cool down.
  5. Whip cold cream and add it to the mix. Put it in the freezer for 6-8 hours. Viola, you have creme brulèe ice cream.
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