Find a Recipe

Find a Recipe

Vanilla Soft-Serve Ice Cream for Half-Pint Ice Cream Maker

Vanilla Soft-Serve Ice Cream for Half-Pint Ice Cream Maker

Course: Quick and Easy, Kid Friendly, Desserts

Products: Ice Cream Makers


Recommended Hamilton Beach® Product: Half-PintTM Soft-Serve Ice Cream Maker

  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 
  • Add-Ins (optional, up to 3 tablespoons):  Chopped Fruit, Candy, Cookies, Nuts


1. Combine ingredients in a 1-quart container with a tight-fitting lid.

2. Shake until sugar is dissolved.

3. Store in refrigerator until ready to make a single serving of soft serve ice cream with your favorite Add-ins.

Mixture will last in the refrigerator for up to one week

Yield: Makes 24 ounces, enough for 2-4 individual servings.

To make individual servings using the with Half-PintTM Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker:

1. Pour  6 – 12 ounces of ice cream base in frozen Half-Pint Freezer bowl.

2. Turn motor on.  Once mixture starts to thicken, turn off motor

3. Remove lid and paddle and add 3 tablespoons of your favorite add-in (optional).

4. Replace lid and restart motor.  

This recipe was developed by Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.