Vanilla Bean Gelato

  • Prep 15 mins
  • Total 24h 25 mins
  • Medium
  • Serves 4

Make this classic and simple vanilla gelato from the comfort of your home!

TIP: It is important to stay within the 165°F–175°F range. The eggs should reach at least 165°F for them to be food safe but they will curdle and scramble if overcooked. Additionally, cooking to this temperature range integrates the sugar and thickens the mixture, resulting in smoother texture.

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  • Contains Eggs
  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs, Milk/Dairy

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  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 whole vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise, scraped


  • Small Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Instant-Read Thermometer
  • Fine-Mesh Strainer
  • Step 1

    Place egg yolks, corn syrup, and sugar into a small saucepan and whisk until fully combined and sugar is dissolved.

  • Step 2

    Add heavy cream, milk, and vanilla bean to saucepan and stir to combine.

  • Step 3

    Place saucepan on stove over medium heat, stirring constantly with a rubber spatula. Cook until temperature reaches 165°F–175°F on an instant-read thermometer.

  • Step 4

    Remove base from heat and pour through a fine-mesh strainer into an empty CREAMi™ Pint. Place pint into an ice bath. Once cooled, place storage lid on pint and freeze for 24 hours.

  • Step 5

    Remove pint from freezer and remove lid from pint. Place pint in outer bowl, install Creamerizer™ Paddle onto outer bowl lid, and lock the lid assembly on the outer bowl. Place bowl assembly on motor base and twist the handle right to raise the platform and lock in place.

  • Step 6

    Select GELATO.

  • Step 7

    When processing is complete, add mix-ins or remove gelato from pint and serve immediately.