Make lusciously rich gelato and ice cream - batch after batch - right at home! The Cuisinart Ice Cream and Gelato Maker has a commercial quality compressor-freezer, so it's always ready to go. Separate paddles for gelato and ice cream, and fully automatic operation with a 60-minute countdown timer, ensure perfect consistencies and professional results. The Keep Cool function will kick in after your time is up to keep your ice cream or gelato cool! Mix-ins can be added through the see-through lid while churning for unlimited flavor combinations.