Vanilla ice cream recipe with step by step photo – Vanilla Ice Cream is generally associated with terms like conventional, basic and unimaginative. Even the Wikipedia is a sure shot witness to this dessert being called ‘default’ or rather ‘plain’.
Put 1/4 part of the milk in a bowl and add cornflour, g.m.s powder, c.m.c powder, sugar and beat with an electric beater on medium speed for 5 minutes. Keep aside
Put rest 3/4 part of the milk in a pan and cook it on medium flame, stir for few minutes. Keep stirring occasionally to avoid forming the thin layer on top of the milk.
After 4-5 minutes put all the beated contents of the bowl into the pan and keep on stirring on medium flame until milk boils.
Once the milk mixture starts boiling, switch off the flame and put the pan on counter top but Keep on stirring to prevent any skin forming on top of the milk. Let the mixture cool down completely.
Once the mixture cools down completely, put it into plastic container, cover it and freeze for atleast 10 hours or overnight.
After 10 hrs take out the plastic container from the fridge and you will find the basic icecream is totally get set.
Basic icecream is ready.
Take out the basic icecream from fridge and empty out the basic icecream mixture in a large bowl.
Don’t let the mixture melt, add whipping cream, vanilla essence and beat until there are no lumps and the mixture becomes smooth and fluffy.
First beat the mixture on leve1 or low speed for 2 minutes then beat on level 2 medium speeds for 2 minutes and gradually increase the speed, beat till it looks three times more than the basic icecream mixture. It takes around 8-10 minutes.
Fill mixture in a plastic container; cover the top with cling wrap to avoid ice crystals.
Put the lid on and freeze until set for 8 hrs. Or overnight.
Take out the Vanilla icecream from the freezer, scoop out and serve immediately.
Use full fat milk to get the perfect taste and texture. From ½ litre milk you will get 11/2 litre ready vanilla icecream. G.M.S powder is used to make the icecream soft and C.M.C powder is used as icecream stabilizer.