There’s nothing sweeter, creamier or more delicious than homemade ice cream. Especially when it’s one of these no churn ice cream recipes that require virtually no work at all!

In fact, once you realize how easy these are, you’ll never want a store bought version again!

Learn how to make ice cream at home without an ice cream maker in this complete recipe collection. We’re sharing 20 incredible no churn ice cream recipes today – one for every occasion.

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What better way is there to beat the summer heat than to whip up creamy and delicious homemade ice cream?

It’s clear that I have a constant ice cream craving, based on the amount of recipes I’ve created over the past decade. So if you’re like me and trying to watch your calories this summer, my apologies… but these recipes are worth indulging.

Today I am sharing ALL of the best no churn sweetened condensed milk ice cream recipes that are so easy, you’ll find it difficult to not try a new one each week. At the end of this collection, you’ll find the printable recipe card for classic vanilla no churn ice cream, too.

A waffle cone with condensed milk no churn ice cream

Why You’ll Love these Recipes

  • No Machine Required – Yes, you can make each of these without a machine. Changing the flavor of your homemade ice cream is as easy as gently folding in your favorite candy, extract, juice and more. 
  • So Easy – Perfect for little hands to help, most of these condensed milk ice cream recipes require just a couple minutes of mixing.
  • Just Two Ingredients – It’s true! Most of these recipes start with a two-ingredient base, and then you’ll customize from there.
A gold metal loaf pan filled with a no churn ice cream recipe, with a scoop on top.
Peppermint ice cream in a pan with a spatula.

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20 No Churn Ice Cream Recipes

The basic principle behind all of these recipes is the same! We combine sweetened condensed milk with thick, rich heavy whipping cream.

This condensed milk mixture will serve as the basis of every recipe combination you’d like to create. From this incredibly simple ice cream base, the flavors and additions are completely up to you!

Chocolate Ice Cream

This chocolate ice cream comes together so quickly. It is the ultimate summer treat, that tastes better than store bought.

Indulgent, flavorful and just really really good! You won’t regret making this one!

Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Peanut butter ice cream is the best of both worlds – it’s sweet and salty and oh so creamy!

Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Ice Cream is incredibly creamy and made with just three ingredients in minutes. It’s the perfect dessert on its own but also pairs well with chocolate cakes, brownies and more! Read More

4 hrs 5 mins

Mascarpone Ice Cream

In just a few minutes of time and only five ingredients, you can create a sweet and savory frozen treat that is incredible to serve alone or with a variety of toppings or other desserts. Don’t skip this one!

Mascarpone Ice Cream

Homemade mascarpone ice cream is as delectable as it is easy! Learn how to make this delicious frozen treat in minutes. One bite and you’ll be hooked!  Read More

5 mins

Cream Cheese Ice Cream

When it comes to this delicious ice cream, I think it’s the tangy flavor of the cream cheese that lends a sophisticated element to your standard ice cream treat.

The cream cheese adds a savory touch! It balances with the sweetness of the ice cream and makes it so delicious.

Cream Cheese Ice Cream

Rich and creamy Cream Cheese Ice Cream is like an amazing slice of decadent cheesecake, in ice cream form! This… Read More

5 mins

With just one taste, you’ll fall in love with this recipe! If you love that jar of cookie butter from Trader Joe’s, you’re going to LOVE this ice cream.

Cookie Butter Ice Cream

Creamy, dreamy cookie butter ice cream is made with just three ingredients in five minutes hands on time. Even better? It’s made without special ice cream makers!  Read More

6 hrs 5 mins

Peach Ice Cream

This recipe really captures the essence of summer, with ripe, sweet peaches throughout! Made in just 10 minutes, you can enjoy it by itself or serve it with a host of summertime desserts.

Homemade Peach Ice Cream Recipe

This homemade peach ice cream is the summer treat you’ve been craving! Made in just 10 minutes, (no churning required) this peach ice cream recipe is easy to make and so refreshing.  Read More

40 mins

Cake Batter Ice Cream

This recipe just takes 10 minutes to whip up a batch and only three ingredients! Stir in sprinkles for a funfetti style creamy ice cream that kids and adults will all love!

Apple Ice Cream

I’m obsessed with everything apple butter, especially during fall. It’s a flavor that seems to warm you up, even on the chilliest of evenings or when blended with ice cream.

Apple Ice Cream

How about a three ingredient easy spiced apple ice cream recipe? This one is so easy, you’ll want to make… Read More

5 mins

Bubble Gum Ice Cream

A nostalgic classic! This is another quick recipe with just four ingredients and five minutes of hands-on time. It is the stuff childhood dreams are made of!

Bubble Gum Ice Cream

This bubble gum ice cream will make you feel like a kid again. It is made with just four ingredients in five minutes of hands-on time! No churning required!  Read More

3 hrs 5 mins

Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Deliciously decadent, this quick ice cream recipe is the perfect easy frozen dessert.

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Garnished with some crushed graham cracker, it became a rich, creamy and cold strawberry cheesecake – perfect for hot summer days!

This dreamy no churn strawberry cheesecake ice cream is made from just five ingredients in a few minutes. The rest of the magic happens in the freezer.

Marshmallow Ice Cream

Why did this one take me so long to dream up? We took one of my favorite toppings and blended it into frozen custard. I couldn’t wait to put a scoop of it on top of my cookie cobbler!

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

You only need a few hours in the freezer for rich, creamy no-churn Oreo ice cream from scratch.

a white bowl of no churn cookies and cream condensed milk ice cream

Lemon Ice Cream

I created this lemon ice cream on a whim recently when I was craving that cool, creamy lemon flavor. Believe me when I say this ice cream is easy… actually too easy!

Lemon Ice Cream

This homemade lemon ice cream is a rich, creamy taste of citrus and sunshine. Make this refreshing no churn lemon ice cream recipe for a memorable sweet and tart treat you’ll love!  Read More

5 mins

Ice Cream Topping Inspiration

Peppermint Ice Cream

This is a delicious treat on its own, and incredible on brownies, sugar cookies, cakes and more! It’s perfect frozen dessert for the holidays – but if you eat it in the summer I’ll never judge you.

Peppermint Ice Cream

This creamy Peppermint Ice Cream is made with just three ingredients in a couple of minutes. It’s a delicious treat in a bowl and incredible on brownies, sugar cookies, cakes and more!  Read More

5 mins

Cinnamon Ice Cream

This fool proof cinnamon ice cream is whipped up in five minutes and then frozen for luxurious, creamy ice cream everyone will love!

Cinnamon Ice Cream

You can enjoy cinnamon ice cream any time you want with this easy recipe for your favorite cool and creamy dessert, without the use of an ice cream maker or stovetop. That’s right – homemade ice cream with no churning and hardly any effort at all!  Read More

6 hrs 5 mins

A white bowl of cinnamon no churn ice cream

Pumpkin Ice Cream

The iconic flavor of pumpkin is sweetened and spiced and whipped into an easy-to-make ice cream.

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Made with just a handful of ingredients, pumpkin ice cream is going to blow you away. The bold flavor of pumpkin is sweetened and spiced and whipped into an easy-to-make ice cream.  Read More

6 hrs 4 mins

A gold metal loaf pan filled with a no churn ice cream recipe, with a scoop on top.

Eggnog Ice Cream

Now you can have thick, creamy eggnog in ice cream form! Eggnog Ice Cream is incredible on it’s own, but elevates cakes, cookies and pies, too!

Eggnog Ice Cream

Enjoy the flavors of the season with creamy Eggnog Ice Cream – a fun and festive Christmas dessert made with just six ingredients in five minutes! This is a no-churn ice cream recipe that’s perfect for the holidays. Read More

4 hrs 5 mins

Snow Ice Cream

Don’t forget our snow ice cream recipes! There’s a classic vanilla of course, as well as a chocolate snow ice cream and a strawberry snow ice cream, too.

Creamy Snow Ice Cream

Learn how to make snow ice cream that tastes as creamy and delicious as your favorite ice cream shop! This simple snow ice cream recipe is magic – quite literally. Wrap up the joy of the winter season with a timeless, memorable treat! Read More

5 mins



  • Make sure you use really cold heavy whipping cream. Store it at the back of your refrigerator for best results.
  • Put your mixing bowl in the fridge or freezer for a little bit before, as well. The colder your bowl and ingredients are, the more air will be trapped in your ice cream for a lighter, creamier finish.
  • Your freezer’s coldest area is probably in the back. Store your ice cream there for a quicker freeze and to store.

Vanilla Ice Cream

Last but certainly not least, here’s the recipe that started it all!

You are going to love this amazing homemade two ingredient no churn vanilla ice cream recipe. Even cooler? It takes just five minutes to make and with only two ingredients – all you need is a freezer!

A bowl of homemade vanilla ice cream with a spoon next to it.
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No Churn Ice Cream Recipes: Vanilla Ice Cream

This vanilla ice cream is one of our favorite ice cream recipes – it's so versatile!
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 8
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  • In a mixing bowl, whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  • Blend in sweetened condensed milk and pour into loaf pan.
  • Freeze until solid.

Julie’s Tips


  • Cold Cream – Make sure the heavy cream is cold before you whip it.
  • Freeze Time – After two hours of freezing, the ice cream will be at a soft serve consistency, freeze it longer if you prefer it to be more solid.
  • Add Vanilla – For even more vanilla flavor add Vanilla Extract or vanilla bean.

To Store

  • Freeze in an airtight container up to 2 weeks.
Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 184mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 975IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 1mg

Estimated nutrition information is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed.

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How to Make

  1. Whip – In a mixing bowl, whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Condensed milk ice cream being whipped in the glass bowl of a stand mixer. Condensed milk ice cream being whipped in the glass bowl of a stand mixer.
  2. Blend – Fold in sweetened condensed milk (and any additions) until just combined. Don’t over beat. Condensed milk ice cream being whipped in the glass bowl of a stand mixer. Condensed milk ice cream being whipped in the glass bowl of a stand mixer.
  3. Freeze – Pour into loaf pan. Freeze until solid. Condensed milk ice cream being whipped in the glass bowl of a stand mixer.
  4. Enjoy!

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  1. I grew up with my mom’s homemade ice cream too. I have her recipes although I have traded in the milk, eggs and cream for banana based ice cream. Still love creating new flavors though. Loved looking at all the different kinds of ice cream

  2. Oh my gosh, this is an ice cream lovers dream! What a wonderful variety. I will definitely give it a try throughout the summer. I can try one recipe a week and that should cover the entire season. Yum. I love vanilla flavored ice cream, so your two ingredient recipe should be quick and easy to indulge in this wonderful treat. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful collection of ice cream recipes.

  3. I love ice cream, especially if it is a different flavor. I could eat everyone of these flavors and be in heaven! Thank you for sharing on Think Tank Thursday. I scheduled a Facebook share for tomorrow.