(WDEF) – I bring you ice cream in a bag. It never fails, whenever you get that ice cream craving, you never have it in the freezer, nor do you have a machine to make it. That’s why I love this way of making ice cream. It’s so easy, even your kids can help you with it.
To make this ice cream in a bag, we’re going to start with a quart size Ziploc bag. Then you’re going to place your ingredients in there. First, you want to do a cup of your half and half cream. Then you’re going to add a tablespoon of sugar. Then you’re going to do 1-1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract. And then you’re going to seal the bag. Take your gallon-sized bag, along with your ice, and put the ice in that bag. Now, you’re going to take your salt. It’s going to take about 1/4 of a cup of salt. Pour that right on top of the ice.
Now, comes the fun part. You put your mixture into the gallon bag, and then you’re going to shake it for six to 10 minutes. It is going to get cold because the salt makes the ice a lot colder than it is. You might want to use some oven gloves or some mitts, whatever you have, and just shake it like crazy. This is where my kids like to have a lot of fun with it. Once your ice cream is cold enough, you can enjoy. And the best part, you don’t have to make a special trip to the store.
- Mandy Williamson