Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe with 3 Ingredients

Making your own vanilla ice cream recipe can be a great money saver. Not to mention gives you the option to create a unique dessert that is perfect for any occasion. The best part is that this recipe only requires THREE basic ingredients. All of which cost next to nothing to keep on-hand. It also only requires TWO steps to complete the recipe. In the time it would take you to scoop ice cream out of a container you can probably create this recipe!

3 Ingredient Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe



4 cups Half-and-Half (Light cream works too)

14 Ounces Sweetened Condensed Milk

2 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract



1. Using a bowl, mix together all the of the ingredients.

2. Pour the newly created ice cream mix into a container and let it freeze for up to 7 hours.


DIY Vanilla Ice Cream


Optional Ideas

Since this is a vanilla ice cream recipe it is basically a blank slate for your to be as creative as you wish. When mixing this recipe together you can take liberties and add whatever you so please! Do you like cookies and cream? Add some broken-up Oreo cookies to the mixture. How about chocolate chips? You can add those too.


Final Word: 3 Ingredient Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Basically, this in a great base recipe for you to build around. Consider how simple it is to throw together, you can almost keep the items on-hand in case you need to throw a dessert together at the last second. I’ve found that this recipe is perfect to make in the morning to have after dinner in the evening.

We’ve made it a point to have a dedicated Frugal Desserts section to showcase recipes just like this. So your looking to find a delicious treat, swing by a check it out! Also check the entire collection of recipes we have on our Pinterest page.


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