Homemade Ice Cream - No Ice Cream Maker Needed!

Homemade Ice Cream - No Ice Cream Maker Needed!

Are you craving homemade ice cream but lack an ice cream maker?

Don't worry; we've got you covered! At our store, we offer everything you need to make delightful frozen treats right in your own kitchen. From Zoku ice cream making bowls to Invisible Chef ice cream making mixes and handmade River Road Sprinkles, we've got all the essentials!


Our ice cream making kits come complete with premium ingredients and essential tools to craft creamy, dreamy ice cream at home. Many recipes recommend using an ice cream maker, but fear not! We've curated three fantastic methods to whip up delicious ice cream without one. Let's dive into the details:

Methods for Making Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Maker:

Method 1: Zoku Ice Cream Making Bowl (Our Favorite!)

Purchase the Zoku Ice Cream Maker bowl from our store here.
Chill the bowl in the freezer for at least 12 hours before use.
Pour up to 5 fluid ounces of your chilled ice cream mixture into the frozen Zoku bowl.
Churn and scrape the stainless steel bowl continuously until the ice cream reaches your desired consistency.
Serve your freshly made ice cream directly from the Zoku bowl or transfer it to an airtight container and freeze until ready to enjoy.


Method 2: Food Processor or Blender Method

Prepare your ice cream base according to the recipe directions provided with the Invisible Chef ice cream making mix.
Instead of churning in an ice cream maker, pour the mixture into a zip-top bag, squeezing out all the air before sealing it.
Lay the bag flat in the freezer and allow it to freeze solid.
Once frozen, break the mixture into chunks small enough to fit into the bowl of your food processor or a high-powered blender.
Pulse until the mixture becomes smooth and creamy.
If desired, add mix-ins and pulse until your desired consistency is achieved.
Transfer the ice cream to an airtight container, cover, and freeze until ready to serve.


Method 3: Freeze & Stir Method

Prepare your ice cream base according to the recipe directions provided with the Invisible Chef ice cream making mix.
Pour the unchurned ice cream mixture into a deep stainless steel baking dish and place it in the freezer for about 45 minutes.
As the mixture begins to freeze around the edges, remove it from the freezer and vigorously stir with a spatula.
Return the dish to the freezer and repeat this process every 30 minutes, stirring vigorously each time.
If you have a hand mixer or blender, use it to break up any ice crystals and achieve a smoother texture.
Continue freezing and stirring for 2 to 3 hours, or until the ice cream reaches your desired consistency.

Key Products:

Zoku Ice Cream Making Bowls: Make ice cream in minutes with Zoku's convenient bowls, perfect for creating soft serve, frozen yogurt, and more without the need for electricity. Check out Zoku's blog for exciting recipes and inspiration here.

Invisible Chef Ice Cream Making Mixes: Our premium mixes provide the perfect base for homemade ice cream, offering delicious flavors and easy-to-follow instructions.

River Road Sprinkles: Elevate your ice cream creations with our handmade sprinkles, adding a pop of color and flavor to every scoop.

With our range of quality ingredients and innovative tools, you can enjoy homemade ice cream anytime, anywhere. Whether you choose to indulge in the convenience of the Zoku Ice Cream Maker, whip up a batch using the Food Processor or Blender Method, or opt for the Freeze & Stir Method, the result will be a creamy, indulgent treat that's sure to delight. Visit our store to explore our selection of ice cream making essentials and start your delicious homemade ice cream journey today!

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