Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Cake Batter Ice Cream

Now that the weather is finally getting warmer I decided it was time to break out my ice cream maker. I knew that Lauren had been using her ice cream maker all through the winter so she had an arsenal of great recipes for me to choose from. I bookmarked several, but decided to give this cake batter ice cream a whirl first since Joe is a big fan of cake batter ice cream. Like Lauren I used Funfetti cake mix, but heeding her warning about the sprinkles dissolving I added more sprinkles to my ice cream at the very end, just to make it more colorful. This ice cream is SO delicious! And the ice cream came out perfect - creamy and rich and the perfect consistency. In fact, I think it's the best ice cream I've ever made! I highly recommend this!

Cake Batter Ice Cream

1 cup whole milk, well chilled
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 cups heavy cream, well chilled
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2/3 cup Funfetti cake mix

In a medium bowl, whisk the milk and granulated sugar until the sugar is dissolved.

Stir in the heavy cream and vanilla.

Stir in cake mix, making sure there are no lumps.

Pour mixture into the freezer bowl of your ice cream maker and let mix until it has thickened (about 25-30 minutes).

Remove ice cream from freezer bowl and place into a separate container.

Place freezer bowl and the ice cream into the freezer to further harden.

11 comments:

The Tipsy Hostess said...

Oh my gosh that looks so good! Birthday cake flavor ice cream is my absolute favorite!

Katie said...

I have an ice-cream maker I have only used once. I think maybe it's time to get it down from the pantry and blow off the dust to make this ice-cream. Who would have thought to use cake mix?? Thanks for sharing!!

clstar said...

Yum! That looks so tasty!

Joelen said...

This is on my list to make this summer!

Pamela said...

Oh, yum! I am definitely saving this one to try very soon!

Colleen said...

I really need to get myself an ice cream maker - I would love this!

Christy said...

Holy ice-cream goodness! This looks amazing!

LC said...

This is excellent! I'm making it by request for the second time this week!

John said...

Excellent ice cream! We've made it twice now.

AnickH said...

I saw this recipe along time ago and then couldnt find it again. im so glad you have it, youve made my night

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