It may be easy to buy store bought ice cream, but homemade ice cream is a world of it’s own! With Father’s Day and 4th of July coming up, folks are starting to think about enjoying homemade ice cream at a holiday gathering. When you make your own, you combine fresh, rich ingredients with the flavorings and add-ins of your choice. If you own an electric or hand operated ice cream freezer, making your own ice cream can be fun and easy. This recipe is for a vanilla custard based ice cream and we also have instructions for chocolate and how to add other flavorings.