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Making an Ice Cream

How to Make Ice Cream

IMPORTANT: Always set the mixer to speed one before adding your ice cream base to the bowl. If the mixer is not running, the base could freeze too quickly and lock the attachment, causing breakage.

IMPORTANT: Pouring the batter into the Freeze Bowl before starting the Stand Mixer may cause the batter to freeze prematurely and lock the Dasher.
Before first use, Set the freezer to the coldest setting. Store the Freeze Bowl in the freezer for a minimum of 16 hours. Prepare ice cream batter in advance. Please see “Tips for Great Results”.

  1. Set the mixer to “STIR” speed and pour the ice cream batter into the Freeze Bowl; mix for 20-30 minutes or to the desired consistency. Add any solid ingredients, such as fruits, nuts, candies, or chocolate chips, after 12-15 minutes of the mixing process.

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  1. Remove the Dasher and the Freeze Bowl and, using a rubber spatula or a plastic or wooden spoon, transfer ice cream to dessert dishes or to an airtight container for storage.

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  • If the Dasher begins to slip and make a clicking noise, this is an audible indicator that the ice cream is done.
  • The Ice Cream Maker Attachment will create a soft-consistency ice cream.   For firmer consistency, store ice cream in a shallow, airtight container in the freezer for 2-4 hours.
  • Do not store ice cream in the Freeze Bowl in the freezer. Prying hard ice cream out of the Freeze Bowl with metal scoops or utensils may damage the Freeze Bowl.

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