Total Time
15mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Make it yourself ice cream. Fun and simple to make with your kids!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. -- Continued -- Supplies: 1 quart-size zip-top freezer bag.
  2. 1 gallon-size zip-top freezer bag.
  3. (The bags should actually zip closed. The kind that you press to close won't work for this).
  4. •For variations: Strawberry ice cream, add four tablespoons of diced strawberries to the milk mixture. For candy bar ice cream, add candy bar bits. You can put anything in -- Invent your own flavors!
  5. Put the milk, sugar, and vanilla in the quart-size freezer bag. squeeze out the air, then zip the bag completely closed. (If it is not sealed tightly, you will end up with salty milk).
  6. Place the small bag in the large bag.
  7. pack ice almost to the top of the large bag.
  8. Pour one cup of the rock salt on top of the ice. zip the bag completely closed.
  9. Now you need some help. Get a friend and go outside. (You may want to wear gloves because your hands will get cold). Toss the bag back and forth for five minutes (Be careful --- it's heavy!
  10. Open the large bag and drain out the water. (But don't pour it on grass or other plants, salt water will kill them).
  11. Add the rest of the salt and as much ice as you can. Seal the bag again, then toss it back and fourth for five more minutes.
  12. Check the small bag. Do you have ice cream yet? You probably do, but if it is still runny, seal everything backup and toss it around for a few more minutes.
  13. Enjoy your ice cream.

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