Friday, October 4, 2013

Vanilla Ice Cream

Fast Easy Vanilla Ice Cream

Minutes to Prepare: 1
Number of Servings: 4


1/2 cup half and half cream or whole milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups ice


Add ingredients to blender in order listed. Blend, stir, blend, etc. until consistency of ice cream. With a Vitamix, this takes approx. 30 seconds using the tamper to push the ice into the blades. I don't know if my old blender could handle the thickness of the mixture

Chocolate Ice Cream

Chocolate Ice Cream

Submitted by:  Vitamix
Dietary Interest:  vegetarianlow sodiumlow cholesterolgluten-free


4 c (960 g)



Total Time:

10 Minutes



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  • 1 cup (240 ml) milk
  • 1/2 cup (35 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (35 g) nonfat dry milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups (960 ml) ice cubes


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High. Use the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  4. In about 45 seconds, the sound of the motor will change and four mounds should form.
  5. Stop machine. Do not over mix or melting will occur. Serve immediately.