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How to make ice cream without a machine

by ZhangLeon 14 Jun 2023 0 Comments

Got a hankering for a scrumptious homemade ice cream, but don't have an ice cream machine on hand? Well, today we're delving into the wonderful realm of ice cream creation without any fancy gadgets. But that's not all! We're also shining the spotlight on our extraordinary ice cream machine, guaranteed to take your homemade masterpieces to a whole new level of awesomeness!

How to Crafting Ice Cream Without a Machine


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The No-Churn Approach

Crafting ice cream without the aid of a machine has never been more accessible! With the no-churn method, you can effortlessly whip up luxuriously creamy ice cream using a handful of basic ingredients and a hand mixer. No need for specialized equipment.Here's how it works:

  1. First things first, gather your ingredients. You'll need some heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, and flavorings of your choice like vanilla extract, cocoa powder, or even fruit puree if you're feeling adventurous!
  2. Take hold of a sizable mixing bowl and commence the process of whisking the heavy cream until it reaches the point of forming firm peaks. This crucial stage will grant your ice cream a delicate, airy texture that will surely enchant your palate with pure bliss!
  3. Now it's time to add in the sweetened condensed milk and your chosen flavorings. Don't be afraid to get creative here! Mix and match different flavors to create your very own signature ice cream.
  4. Once everything is well combined, transfer the creamy mixture into a container with a lid or a trusty old loaf pan. Make sure it's well covered to avoid any unwanted freezer flavors.
  5. Pop that container into the freezer and let the magic happen. Give it at least 6 hours to freeze and solidify. Remember, patience is key, and the longer it freezes, the better the texture will be.

Finally, the moment you've been waiting for! Take out your homemade ice cream from the freezer, grab a scoop, and indulge yourself. Whether it's in a bowl or a crispy cone, savor each creamy spoonful. (Psst! Want to take it to the next level? Mix in some chocolate chips, cookie dough, or chopped nuts before freezing. Let your imagination run wild!)

The Ice Cream in a Bag Method

Looking for a fun and interactive way to make ice cream? The ice cream in a bag method is perfect for getting the whole family involved. Here's how you can create delicious ice cream using common household items:

  1. Start by gathering your ingredients: heavy cream, sugar, vanilla extract, ice, and rock salt.
  2. In a small resealable plastic bag, combine the heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract. Seal the bag tightly, making sure it's secure.
  3. Partially fill a larger ziplock bag with ice and generously sprinkle rock salt over it. Insert the smaller bag containing the ice cream mixture into the larger bag with the ice and rock salt. Seal the larger bag tightly.
  4. Shake vigorously for about 5-10 minutes or until the mixture inside the smaller bag thickens and hardens. You can pass the bag around and involve everyone in the shaking process.
  5. Once the ice cream reaches your desired consistency, carefully remove the smaller bag from the larger bag, wipe off any excess salt, and give it a quick rinse under cold water.
  6. Open the bag, scoop the homemade ice cream into bowls or cones, and savor the sweet rewards of your hard work!

The Hand-Cranked Ice Cream Maker Method

If you're nostalgic for the old-fashioned way of making ice cream, the hand-cranked ice cream maker method is for you. Relive the charm and joy of churning your way to creamy goodness. Here's how it works:

  1. Start by assembling your hand-cranked ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions. Make sure the freezer canister is thoroughly frozen in advance.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine heavy cream, sugar, and your preferred flavorings. Mix well until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Pour the mixture into the frozen canister of the ice cream maker. Secure the lid tightly.Place the canister inside the bucket of the ice cream maker and surround it with a mixture of ice and rock salt.
  4. Begin cranking the handle, rotating it consistently and steadily. This will churn the ice cream mixture while freezing it at the same time.
  5. Continue cranking for about 20-30 minutes or until the ice cream reaches a smooth and creamy consistency. The churning action helps incorporate air and prevents ice crystals from forming.
  6. Once done, carefully remove the canister from the ice cream maker. Give it a quick rinse to remove any excess salt and dry it off.
  7. Scoop the freshly churned ice cream into bowls or cones and savor the delightful taste of homemade goodness!


The Blender Method

Craving instant ice cream satisfaction? The blender method is here to save the day! Harness the power of a high-powered blender to transform simple ingredients into a luscious frozen treat in a matter of minutes. Here's how it's done:


1.Gather your ingredients: frozen fruit (such as bananas, berries, or mango), heavy cream, sweetener (optional), and any additional flavorings you desire.

2.Place the frozen fruit in the blender, along with the heavy cream and sweetener if desired. Add any flavorings like vanilla extract or cocoa powder for extra flavor.

3.Blend everything together on high speed until the mixture is smooth and creamy. You may need to stop and scrape down the sides of the blender occasionally to ensure even blending.

4.Once the mixture has reached a soft-serve consistency, it's ready to be enjoyed immediately. Scoop it into bowls or cones and relish in the instant gratification of homemade ice cream!

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 Elevating Your Ice Cream Experience with the GSEIce ST16REW Ice Cream Machine

 At GSEIce, we understand the joy of homemade ice cream. That's why we've designed the ST16REW Commercial Soft Mini Ice Cream Machine, the ultimate tool to take your creations to the next level. Let's explore how this remarkable machine aligns perfectly with your passion for ice cream making.

1.Unleashing Your Creativity: With the ST16REW ice cream machine, you have the freedom to experiment with a wide range of flavors and mix-ins. Whether it's classic vanilla, indulgent chocolate, or imaginative fruit combinations, this machine enables you to let your creativity run wild and craft unique ice cream flavors that will impress your family and friends.

  1. Unmatched Convenience: Our ice cream machine features a user-friendly 7-inch LCD touch screen and a generous production capacity of 12 to 16 liters (or 3.2 to 4.2 gallons) per hour. The countertop design makes it ideal for home use, while its commercial-grade capabilities ensure it can handle the demands of a small business or special events. It's the perfect balance of convenience and performance.
  2. 3.Superior Quality and Control: Crafted with precision, the ST16REW ice cream machine boasts food-grade contact materials and a durable stainless steel construction. This guarantees the highest standards of hygiene and longevity. With intuitive controls, you have full control over the churning process, ensuring the perfect consistency and texture for your ice cream creations.

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Conclusion: Making ice cream without a machine opens up a world of possibilities for ice cream enthusiasts. Whether you choose the no-churn method, the ice cream in a bag method, the hand-cranked ice cream maker method, or the blender method, you can enjoy homemade ice cream with ease. And for those looking to elevate their ice cream game, the GSEIce ST16REW Ice Cream Machine provides unmatched convenience, quality, and control. Visit our website [] to explore our range of ice cream machines and embark on a delightful journey of frozen delights!


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