Quick Basic Vanilla

This "Quick Basic Vanilla" recipe can be used as a "Model" recipe for a lot of your own Ice Cream "Experiments"

1 pint half and half
1 pint heavy whipping cream
1/2 gallon whole milk
2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract (or to taste-- vanilla is a strong flavor)
15 to 20 lbs ice
2 cups rock salt
  1. Place half and half and heavy whipping cream in freezer can.
  2. Add sugar and stir until disolved
  3. Add vanilla extract
  4. Add whole milk until the level reaches the fill line (*)
  5. Add paddle, top with lid and place in mixer
  6. Alternate ice and rock salt until area around can is filled to the top
  7. Plug in mixer
  8. Check every 15 minutes to add more ice and salt as the ice melts (**)