How long does home-made ice cream last?

Vanilla ice cream in a bowl with a spoon

To understand the question ‘how long does home-made ice cream last?’, we should look at how it is created and compare the difference with products you’d buy from the supermarket.

What makes all ice cream utterly delicious is the combination of eggs, milk and sugar used as a basis for almost all flavours.

Yes, there are diary-free options and those which utilise different ingredients for those with dietary restrictions, but the majority of ice creams are a delectable combination of full-fat dairy.

So, it’s not the basic ingredients which distinguishes the home-made from commercial varieties of ice cream; it is how they are made.

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