Kick-The-Can-Ice Cream

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Babybuttons

This is an easy way to make ice cream without an ice cream maker. I did this when i was a kid in Girl Scouts working on a cooking badge. It is fun for all the kids both big and small.

Top Review by Lou6566

my daughter has been a girl scout leader for 12 years, and has made this numerous times. She does it for family get togethers also. It's really good, and kids, and adults both have a lot of fun kicking the can around, instead rolling or tossing it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. You will also need: 1 lg (#10) empty (coffee can) can and 1 sm 16 oz empty (coffee can) can.
  2. Place ingredients in small size coffee can and mix with spoon.
  3. Seal the can with duct tape and place inside a larger size coffee can.
  4. Surround small can with ice and layers of rock salt.
  5. Seal large tin with duct tape.
  6. Roll or toss can for 20-30 minutes adding ice and salt to the larger can once or twice (this may not be necessary if done outdoors in the winter).
  7. Pack again with ice or place in freezer and let stand for 20 minutes before serving.

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