Thrifty Family Fun: 5 Minute Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag
We’re like any other family and love to have fun together but we don’t love spending lots of money to accomplish that. So I’m always on the lookout for fun, thrifty things that we can do. So when I recently saw this recipe for Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag and knew that I had to try it. We all love ice cream here and I knew we’d have fun watching the milk turn into ice cream almost right before our eyes. And we did! Here’s how to do in case you want to have some frugal and yummy family fun.
Okay, so here’s the recipe and instructions in an easier to read format.
5 Minute Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag
2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup half and half or milk
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
Combine the sugar, half and half, and vanilla extract in the pint-size bag and seal it tightly. 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. Take the smaller bag out of the larger one, add mix-ins, and eat the ice cream right out of the bag. Serves 1.
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