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junket ice cream recipe
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5 from 4 votes

Homemade Ice Cream

An old-fashioned ice cream recipe using junket.
Prep Time30 mins
Setting time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: ice cream
Servings: 10 scoops
Calories: 109kcal


  • 570 ml milk
  • 2 tablespoons condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 junket tablet
  • 1 tablespoon milk (for junket tablet)
  • 115 ml thickened cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla essence


  • Combine and dissolve milk, condensed milk, sugar and salt.
  • Warm mixture without boiling and then allow to cool to lukewarm temperature.
  • Dissolve junket tablet in tablespoon of milk. This may take a few minutes.
  • Add junket to mixture and allow to set. This may take up to half an hour.
  • When set, whip in cream and vanilla essence.
  • Cover and place in freezer. From time to time, take out of freezer and quickly stir well before placing back into freezer (to help prevent ice cream becoming too icy).
  • Alternatively, place container in a larger container filled with ice and sprinkled with salt. Stir continuously for 30 minutes and then cover and place in the freezer.



Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 99mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 272IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 85mg