How to make scientifically perfect ice cream

It's all about balancing the equation.

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Homemade ice cream.
Madeline Muzzi

Madeline Muzzi

Ice cream is made from a few simple ingredients: milk, cream, sweeteners, and flavorings. These ingredients come together to form the ice cream base.

Madeline Muzzi

They key to making good ice cream at home is all about controlling the ratio of sugar to fat to milk solids. Sweeteners will affect the freezing point of the base, and fat will affect the flavor and texture of the ice cream.