Homemade Maple Vanilla Ice Cream

Homemade Maple Vanilla Ice Cream RecipeWe had the opportunity to get some more cream from our local dairy; in addition, we had friends coming over to visit. This combination seemed the perfect reason to make another batch of homemade ice cream (last time we made chocolate ice cream, see HERE).

This time, my 6-year-old requested that we make vanilla ice cream, but not the banana kind (I often use bananas to sweeten my ice cream.).… Continue reading

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

Homemade Chocolate Ice CreamWe’ve had several warm days in a row. When our local dairy cow-share had an unexpected supply of cream, my 6-year-old immediately asked if we could use it to make chocolate ice cream.

I wanted to fulfill his desire without serving up a bowl of typical, sugar-laden ice cream. So I made our own ice cream that I sweetened with bananas.… Continue reading