Depending on the richness of the ice cream you want to make depends on the ingredients. Basic equipment would be an ice cream maker for the freezing process. There are several different types you can choose from. Some sort of mixer, bowl, heavy sauce pan or double boiler, spoons and something to store the ice cream in. For ingredients you will need Cream, for rich taste and you can use milk as well. Skim milk will produce a watery flavor. Eggs, sweetener, cornstarch and flavorings. Eggs are used to produce a custard style ice cream. Cornstarch helps reduce the custard from curdling and it makes the mixture to thicken faster. Flavorings vary from whatever you like.