It’s hard to beat the convenience of store-bought tub ice cream, although making your favourite frozen dessert at home with instant ice cream maker is the way to go if you want to churn up some truly unique flavours (that you won’t find on supermarket shelves) and use quality ingredients with no nasty preservatives. Besides that, it’s also cost effective if your family eats ice cream on the regular − and you should because YOLO – plus it’s easy to do with an ice cream maker. If you don’t have one yet, don’t fret. We’ve got the scoop on the best budget-friendly ice cream machines below.
With these machines you can make icecream at home very easily.
- 1: Nostalgia CICM2WB Electric Maker Crusher Makes 2-Quarts Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt or Sorbet in Minutes, Works with Candy Bars, M&Ms, Chocolate Chips, Nuts & More, White
- 2: Costway Ice Cream Maker 1.6 Quart Automatic Macarons Color Ice Cream Machine, custard Frozen Yogurt Sorbet Gelato Machine with Auto Shut Off Timer, LCD Display and Mixing Paddle for Soft Serve Dessert (White)
- 3: Maxi-Matic EIM-1400R, Automatic Easy Homemade Electric Maker, Ingredient Chute, On/Off Switch, No Salt Needed, Creamy Ice Cream, Gelato, Frozen Yogurt, or Sorbet, 1.5 Quart, Red
- 4: Nostalgia Flavor Electric Bucket Ice Cream Maker Makes 4-Quarts in Minutes, Frozen Yogurt, Gelato, Made From Real Wood, Includes Two 2-Qt Canisters, Brown
- 5: Zoku Ice Cream Maker, Compact Make and Serve Bowl with Stainless Steel Freezer Core Creates Soft Serve, Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream and More in Minutes, BPA-free, 6 Colors, Blue
- 6: Whynter ICM-201SB Upright Automatic Ice Cream Maker 2 Quart Capacity Built-in Compressor, no pre-Freezing, LCD Digital Display, Timer, Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl, 2.1Top of Form
- 7: Breville BCI600XL Smart Scoop Ice Cream Maker, Brushed Stainless Steel
- 8: Chef’n Sweet Spot Instant Ice Cream Maker, Lagoon Color
- 9: Cuisinart ICE-45P1 Mix Serve 1.5-Quart Soft Service Ice Cream Maker, White
- 10: Cuisinart ICE-30R Pure Indulgence Frozen Yogurt Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker, 2 quart, Brushed Metal/Red
1: Nostalgia CICM2WB Electric Maker Crusher Makes 2-Quarts Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt or Sorbet in Minutes, Works with Candy Bars, M&Ms, Chocolate Chips, Nuts & More, White
Capacity: Makes up to 2 quarts of ice cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet at a time
Canister & Dasher: Mixing dasher and 2-quart aluminum canister work together to make smooth, creamy ice cream
Durable Motor: Durable bottom-drive electric motor does all the churning – no manual effort
Detachable Bucket: Detachable ice cream bucket keeps ice cream cold when ready to serve
Ice & Salt: Top opening makes it easy to add ice and salt
Candy Crusher: Hand crank candy crusher breaks up your favorite mix-ins and candy pieces to customize ice cream
ON/OFF: Distinctive turn dial ON/OFF medallion
2: Costway Ice Cream Maker 1.6 Quart Automatic Macarons Color Ice Cream Machine, custard Frozen Yogurt Sorbet Gelato Machine with Auto Shut Off Timer, LCD Display and Mixing Paddle for Soft Serve Dessert (White)
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Intelligently Mixing Paddle The intelligent mixing paddle is stirred at a ideal speed to ensure the mixture is evenly mixed, helping you making smoother and delicious frozen desserts in 15 to 25 minutes. During operation, the noise is as low as 65 db at a distance of about 25.5”.
Fully Automatic & Simple Operation After setting the time, the ice cream machine will automatically start to stir, the remaining time is indicated on the LCD screen. You can choose a running time from 20 minutes to 40 minutes. Save time and effort to get ice cream.
Large Capacity and Fast-Freezing Bowl The 1.6 quart aluminum freezing bowl has enough capacity to accommodate ice cream for the whole family. The bowl contains cooling liquid between the double-insulated wall, which needs to be completely frozen before use.
Detachable Parts for Easy Cleaning Detachable bowl and mixing paddle are convenient for you to clean, making cleanup hassle-free, also effortless for your ready freezing. Transparent cover enables you to monitor the contents while mixing.
Intimate and Unique Design This ice cream machine comes with a recipe book that offers useful tips for you. Anti-skid colloidal particles at the bottom make the machine difficult to dump.
3: Maxi-Matic EIM-1400R, Automatic Easy Homemade Electric Maker, Ingredient Chute, On/Off Switch, No Salt Needed, Creamy Ice Cream, Gelato, Frozen Yogurt, or Sorbet, 1.5 Quart, Red
Simple Freezing Bowl: The Mr. Freeze automatic ice cream maker comes with a convenient freezable bowl that allows you to quickly make ice cream directly in the unit.
Easy Operation: Easily turn on the unit to churn your ice cream recipe with a simple control panel. No chemicals, alcohol or salt needed.
Perfect Serving Size: The 1.5 Quart capacity provides just the perfect amount of servings for family and friends.
Quick & Easy to Use: The ice cream and dessert maker is simple to use. Simply freeze the bowl overnight, then add the ingredient mixture into the machine, push a button and you’ll have a tasty dessert in a short time.
Includes Recipes: Prepare homemade frozen yogurt, gelato, ice cream or sorbet from a variety of recipes included with your purchase.
4: Nostalgia Flavor Electric Bucket Ice Cream Maker Makes 4-Quarts in Minutes, Frozen Yogurt, Gelato, Made From Real Wood, Includes Two 2-Qt Canisters, Brown
4-QUART CAPACITY: Each canister makes 2 quarts, allowing you to make up to 4-quarts of delicious ice cream, frozen yogurt or gelato
NOSTALGIA ICE CREAM KITS: Unit works perfectly with all Nostalgia ice cream mixes – try Vanilla Crème (ICP825VAN), Chocolate (ICP825CHOC), Strawberry (ICP825STRAW), and No Sugar Added Vanilla (ICP825VANSF)
EASY-TO-CLEAN: Plastic-lined interior allows for a hassle-free easy clean up to help wipe away messes
SEE-THROUGH LIDS: Cover the ice cream canister with included see-thru lid to easily view ice cream flavor and for freezer storage
POWERFUL ELECTRIC MOTOR: Electric motor does all the churning, which means no manual effort!
MOTOR LOCK: Notches keep the motor in place, keeping all parts secure during the ice cream making process
REAL WOOD CONSTRUCTION: Reminiscent of Grandma’s simple hand-crank ice cream maker, this bucket is made with real wood slats to create an old fashioned ice cream making experience
RECIPES INCLUDED: Follow the recipes included in the manual or make your own delicious creation!
5: Zoku Ice Cream Maker, Compact Make and Serve Bowl with Stainless Steel Freezer Core Creates Soft Serve, Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream and More in Minutes, BPA-free, 6 Colors, Blue
CREATE A VARIETY OF FRESH FROZEN TREATS: Hard ice cream, soft serve, healthy frozen yogurt, gelato and refreshing granitas are all possible with the Zoku Ice Cream Maker; confidently avoid allergens and make custom creations for different dietary needs – ketogenic, paleo, vegan and more
FAST AND CONVENIENT: Makes a perfect portion of soft serve ice cream in as little as 10 minutes and hard ice cream in 20 minutes; no electricity needed—use on any countertop; make and serve your frozen creation out of the same bowl
EASY TO USE: Just pour in up-to 5-fluid ounces of your chilled ice cream mixture, churn and scrape the stainless steel bowl, and watch as the ice cream freezes before your eyes; hand wash with warm water
ENDLESS RECIPE IDEAS: Use with recipes from Zoku’s Endless Summer cookbook or create your own flavors—the possibilities are as endless as summer itself; will not freeze sugar-free recipes
WHAT’S INCLUDED: 1 6-ounce stainless steel bowl, 1 protective sleeve, and 1 spoon; comes in your choice of three colors; BPA and phthalate free
6: Whynter ICM-201SB Upright Automatic Ice Cream Maker 2 Quart Capacity Built-in Compressor, no pre-Freezing, LCD Digital Display, Timer, Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl, 2.1Top of Form
Bottom of FormSelf-contained frozen dessert maker that does not require pre-freezing; makes ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet
Stainless steel housing; Reliable built-in audible timer
2.1 quart (2 liter) capacity; -0.4ºF to -31ºF Cooling temperature
BPA-free stainless steel removable mixing bowl and churn blade for easy storage and effortless cleaning
LCD timer control; Motor Protection Function that shuts off to prevent damage if the mixture freezes solid
7: Breville BCI600XL Smart Scoop Ice Cream Maker, Brushed Stainless Steel
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Note: Kindly review the videos under the image section and user manual under product details for set up and user guidance
12 hardness settings; sorbet, frozen yogurt, gelato, and ice cream,Capacity 1.5 quart (1 Liter) bowl capacity
Self refrigerating compressor: Voltage: 110 to 120 Volts Power: 165 watts
Fully automatic or manual functionality: Keep cool setting for up to 3 hours
Pre cool setting to optimal operating temperature
8: Chef’n Sweet Spot Instant Ice Cream Maker, Lagoon Color
This instant ice cream maker creates delicious homemade ice cream in minutes, perfect for kids or a fun night in
Simply pour mixed ingredients onto the fast-freeze surface pan, then scoop and turn until ice cream is formed or try to make rolled ice cream
Also makes instant frozen yogurt, sorbets, gelato, frozen margaritas, and more
A scoop, spade, and recipe book are included
Bottom is not a flat surface, Hand washable
9: Cuisinart ICE-45P1 Mix Serve 1.5-Quart Soft Service Ice Cream Maker, White
Easy-lock Lid with Window – Lid is designed to remove and lock easily. An ingredient window allows you to pour ingredients directly through the top and watch the freezing process, Base – Contains heavy-duty motor strong enough to make and dispense ice cream. BPA Free
Mixing Arm (not shown) – Mixes and aerates ingredients in freezer bowl to create smooth soft ice cream, Dispensing Bracket with Handle – Dispenses the soft ice cream when handle is pulled down. Removable for easy cleaning, Rubber Feet – Nonslip feet keep base stationary during use
1 1⁄2-Quart Freezer Bowl (not shown) – Contains cooling liquid within a double-insulated wall to create fast and even freezing. Double wall keeps the bowl cool and at an even temperature, Condiment Chute – Mix-ins are dispensed from the chute into your ice cream cone or bowl while you dispense ice cream. Removable for easy cleaning
Three Condiment Containers – Dispense the mix-ins of your choice. The front condiment container with a curved edge dispenses small mix-ins such as sprinkles. Two rectangular condiment containers dispense larger mix-ins such as mini M&M s or mini chocolate morsels, Condiment Dispensing Levers –Pull out one of three levers to add the mix-ins of your choice into your soft ice cream
ON/OFF Power Dial, Cone Holder – Conveniently holds a stack of extra ice cream cones. Can hold both flat and pointed-bottom cones, Removable Drip Tray – Can be removed for easy cleaning. Dot in center of tray indicates where to place the ice cream cone. Mix-in Gauge – Check the size of mix-ins by dropping them through. Mix-ins that do not fit through will clog the ice cream maker.120 Volts
Refer page 6 of user manual below for troubleshooting steps.
Fully automatic soft-serve ice-cream maker with double-insulated freezer bowl
10: Cuisinart ICE-30R Pure Indulgence Frozen Yogurt Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker, 2 quart, Brushed Metal/Red
Double insulated freezer bowl holds up to 2 quarts of frozen dessert
Brushed metal housing with embossed logo
Heavy-duty motor makes frozen desserts or drinks in as little as 25 minutes
Large ingredient spout for adding mix-insLimited 3-year warranty; BPA Free