Ice Cream With Evaporated Milk Recipe

Homemade Ice Cream


  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 ½ cups of sugar
  • 2 13-ounce cans of evaporated milk (skim or whole)
  • 1 14-ounce can of condensed milk (sweetened)
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ quarts of milk (whole, skim or 2 percent)


  1. Crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Beat eggs with a mixer for approximately five minutes.
  3. Add sugar, evaporated milk, condensed milk, vanilla, and one quart of the milk.
  4. Stir to combine.
  5. Pour mixture into a two-quart ice cream freezer.
  6. Pour in a sufficient quantity of the remaining milk to reach the fill-line on the canister.
  7. Be sure to avoid overfilling.
  8. Freeze following manufacturer's instructions for your specific ice cream freezer model.


You can create a number of flavor varieties following this basic recipe, simply by stirring in additional ingredients before transferring the ice cream mixture to the freezer. Here are a few ideas to try:

  • Make fruit-flavored ice cream by stirring in two cups of mashed fruit and additional sugar. You can vary sugar by taste; start with ½ cup of sugar per cup of mashed fruit.
  • Create chocolate/peppermint ice cream by stirring in a few cups of crushed hard peppermint candies and a six-ounce bag of milk chocolate chips.
  • Prepare cookies and cream ice cream by mixing in four cups of crushed cookies (whatever variety you prefer).
  • Enjoy rocky road ice cream by stirring in a six-ounce bag of chocolate chips and four cups of miniature marshmallows; add nuts if desired.

Don't limit yourself to the suggestions provided here - add your favorite ingredients to create your own unique combinations.

Ice Cream With Evaporated Milk Recipe