How to Make Ice Cream in the KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker
IMPORTANT: Pouring batter into the freeze bowl before starting the Stand Mixer may cause the mixture 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 15 hours. Prepare the ice cream batter in advance. The Ice Cream Maker Attachment will create soft-consistency ice cream. For firmer consistency, store ice cream in a shallow airtight container in the freezer for 2-4 hours.
- Assemble and engage the freeze bowl, dasher, and drive assembly.
- Set the mixer to “STIR” speed and pour the ice cream batter into the freeze bowl; mix 20-30 minutes, or to desired consistency. Add any solid ingredients such as fruits, nuts, candies, or chocolate chips, after 12-15 minutes of the mixing process.
- Remove the dasher and the freeze bowl and, using a rubber spatula or a plastic or wooden spoon, transfer the ice cream to dessert dishes or an airtight container for storage. 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.
NOTE: If the dasher begins to slip and make a clicking noise, this is an audible indicator that the ice cream is done.
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