Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag

2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup half and half
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup salt (The bigger the granules, the better. Kosher or rock salt works best, but table salt is fine.)
Ice cubes (enough to fill each gallon-size bag about half full)
1 pint-size ziplock bag
1 gallon-size ziplock bag
1. Combine the sugar, half and half, and vanilla extract in the pint-size bag and seal it tightly.

2. Place the salt and ice in the gallon-size bag, then place the sealed smaller bag inside as well. Seal the larger bag. Now shake the bags until the mixture hardens (about 5 minutes). Feel the small bag to determine when it's done.

3. Take the smaller bag out of the larger one, add mix-ins, and eat the ice cream right out of the bag. Easy cleanup too! Serves 1.

I tried this last year during the summer with the kids they loved it!! For flavor you can add different extract flavors, or even cherry flavored pop (w/o fizz is the way we tried it)

1 comment:

  1. This is perfect! I'm a new cubmaster and I needed something for our summer pack meeting and this will be really fun with the boys -- thanks for sharing!


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