How To Make Ice Cream

7 easy steps to the quintessential cool treat

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Steps to Great Ice Cream
Randy Mayor

4. Cool

It's important to completely cool the ice-cream mix before freezing it. Accomplish this quickly by placing the pan in a large ice-filled metal bowl.

Or simply make the mix in advance and refrigerate, a process known among professionals as aging. Aging involves chilling the mix for four to 24 hours, allowing the proteins to swell and bind with the water molecules, which makes for a creamier product.

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