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Sweet Milk Ice cream

Sweet Milk ice cream is a creamy and decadent treat perfect for a hot summer day. Recipe is eggless, easy to make and absolutely delicious.
Author: Pavani
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Cook Time: 20 mins
Chilling Time:: 6 hrs
Total Time: 6 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 quart


  • ½ cup Dried Whole Milk powder
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Tapioca Starch
  • 3 cups Whole Milk
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 tablespoons Corn Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla extract or vanilla powder


  • In a large saucepan, combine dried milk powder, sugar and tapioca starch and whisk well to combine.
  • Add milk, heavy cream, corn syrup and vanilla extract and whisk until smooth.
  • Set the pan over medium-high heat and cook stirring constantly, until the mixture gets thick. It should be slightly thicker than heavy cream. It should thinly coat the back of the spoon or spatula, about 6~8 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and pour into a heatproof mixing bowl, stirring occasionally as it cools to prevent a skin from forming.
  • Once the base has cooled to just slightly warmer than room temperature, lay a piece of plastic wrap on the surface, again to prevent a skin from forming.
  • Transfer the bowl to the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight, to chill thoroughly.
  • Freeze the base in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's directions. Transfer the ice cream to a covered container and freeze until ready to serve.


  • Even though whole milk is recommended, 2% milk will also work. The texture might suffer just a little bit but it will still be delicious.
  • Tapioca starch can be subbed with cornstarch. Use the same amount in the recipe as listed.
  • Dried milk powder can be substituted with malted milk powder. Reduce the sugar to 3/4 cup because malted milk powder has added sweetness.
  • The base of this sweet milk ice cream lends itself beautifully to many different variations. Add pureed fruit (strawberries) or chopped oreo cookies or mints and enjoy the spectrum of frozen treats.
  • To make Indian style Kulfi, pour the completely cooled ice cream base into kulfi or popsicle molds. Freeze for 4~6 hours to completely set.
  • If you do not have an ice cream maker? No worries. The Kitchn posted 7 ways of making ice cream without an appliance. They recommend using a food processor to make the most creamy ice cream. The second best is to use a whip the custard base with a hand mixer in an ice bath.


Nutrition Facts
Sweet Milk Ice cream
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.