Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream
Nothing says `summertime` like old-fashioned, homemade vanilla ice cream. Whether made in your freezer or in an ice-cream freezer it`s great plain or with the addition of chocolate chips, fruits or nuts.
Serves: 14
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours freezing


1 quart half-and-half
1 can NESTLÉ ® Carnation ® Sweetened Condensed Milk
2 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

BEAT half-and-half, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until combined; freeze for 2 hours. Beat on medium speed for 30 seconds; freeze for additional 4 hours or until firm. Or, use ice cream maker, freezing according to manufacturer`s directions.


FOR CHOCOLATE CHIP ICE CREAM: Add 1 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels halfway through freezing period. Continue freezing as above.

FOR FRUIT-FLAVORED ICE CREAM: Use 3 cups half-and-half, 2 to 3 cups fruit pulp, 1 1/4 cups (14-ounce can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk, and 1/2 cup granulated sugar; omit vanilla extract. Freeze as above.

If using sweetened frozen fruit, omit sugar.