Horizon Recipes

Easy Vanilla Ice Cream
Yield: 1 quart, 8 (1/2 cup) servings
Difficulty: Moderate
Prep Time: 10 minutes (freeze time 30 minutes, freezer time 6-8 hours)
Cooking Time: NA

So easy, so creamy, sooooo good.


2 cups Horizon Organic half & half
2 cups Horizon Organic whole milk
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Pinch salt
Possible add ins
1 cup mini chocolate chips, or
1 Tbsp. instant espresso powder dissolved in 1/4 cup warm milk, or
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted , or
2 cups sliced strawberries, or
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice and 1 Tbsp. lemon zest, or
3 ripe bananas, pureed, or
OMIT vanilla and ADD 1 tsp. peppermint extract and 1 cup mini chocolate chips

Whisk together all ingredients until well blended and sugar has dissolved. Pour into ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer’s instructions. Once it is soft frozen, transfer to the freezer and freeze for a minimum of 6-8 hours.

Nutrition Information

(For Vanilla) Calories 192; Total Fat 9g; Cholesterol 31mg; Sodium 68mg; Carbohydrates 24g; Sugars 22g; Protein 4g; Vitamin A 6% DV; Vitamin C 1% DV; Calcium 14% DV