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There's nothing like homemade ice cream on a hot summer day. But, the days of using raw eggs are long gone. Try this egg-free recipe for a tasty and safe summer treat.

Vanilla Ice Cream Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 cups hot milk (approximately 180° F.)
  • 6 cups half-and-half
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Soften gelatin in cold water, then add to hot milk.
  2. When gelatin is completely dissolved, add remaining ingredients.
  3. Chill thoroughly.
  4. Freeze in a 4- or 5-quart ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's directions.