How to Make Homemade Ice Cream and Waffle Cones

We eat a ton of ice cream in our house and now that summer is approaching it’s time to start making some homemade ice cream.  This recipe is loaded with delicious mixed berries and is served in homemade waffle cones.  Homemade Ice cream just got even easier with this delicious recipe!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 7 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


For the Ice Cream:

  • 2 cups of cold heavy whipping cream
  • 14- ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup each of fresh blueberries blackberries, raspberries and trimmed strawberries
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • ½ cup of sugar

For the Waffle Cones:

  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 3 egg whites
  • ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1/2 cup of whole milk


  • Ice Cream: Add the heavy cream to a standing mixer with the whisk attachment and whisk on high speed for 5-7 minutes or until stiff peaks are formed. Fold in the condensed milk and freeze for 1 hour.
  • Next, rinse the berries and add them to a medium size pot along with the lemon juice, vanilla and sugar and cook over medium-low heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until it is thick and slightly chunky. Freeze the mixture for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Next, fold the berry mixture with the ice cream base making sure to reserve about ¼ cup of the berry mixture. 
  • Transfer the mixed berry ice cream to a metal loaf pan and drizzle over top the remaining chilled berry mixture. Freeze for 6 hours.
  • Waffle Cones: Heat your waffle cone maker over low-medium heat.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and whisk until completely combined.  
  • Pour 2 ounces into the waffle cone maker and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until browned and cooked.
  • Immediately transfer the flat cooked waffle cone to a cone mold and roll it up to make a waffle cone. Let sit for 2 to 3 minutes or until it has hardened up. Set aside and repeat until the batter is gone.
  • Scoop the ice cream into the waffle cones and enjoy!