Whether you are using grandma’s old hand-cranked ice cream maker, or one of the modern toss-ball types, there are some constants that are good to keep in mind while making ice cream at home.... More >
Crank freezers tend to have a larger 2-4 quart capacity than other ice cream makers, especially in the older models. More modern ice cream makers that do not require ice tend to be of 1-2 quart capacity.
If you are making small batches with the ice-less type and want to make larger quantities, you might freeze the ice cream in separate smaller containers, or combine the batches in a larger container in your regular freezer.
If you are making larger amounts for a gathering, make most of your ice cream in advance so as not to squander large blocks of time manning the ice cream maker while you have guests. Selecting The Perfect Ice Cream Maker by Michelle Spencer is perfect in helping you find the best Ice Cream Maker for making Ice Cream in the comfort of your home.< Less