How to Make Ice Cream In a Bag
Want a fun way to make ice cream at home?!
There’s no ice cream maker needed. Just shake up a sweet treat! Try making delicious creamy homemade ice cream in a bag at home with just a few simple ingredients. This recipe makes a perfect project for the kiddos to help with – great for a summer break activity, or any time of the year!
Really, this process could not be more simple!
It actually works similarly to a churning ice cream maker that uses rock salt and ice in order to freeze the cream. When you manually shake up the bag yourself for a few minutes, it starts to get frozen.
Homemade Ice cream in a Bag
yield: 1 SERVINGS
prep time: 5 MINUTES
cook time: 10 MINUTES
total time: 15 MINUTES
Make this delicious and easy to create ice cream in a bag! A fun way to share this recipe on a hot summer day.
- 1/2 cup half & half or milk
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 Tablespoon sugar
- 1/3 cup rock salt
- 3 cups of crushed ice
- 1 gallon size freezer bag
- 1 sandwich size freezer bag
You scream. I scream. We all scream for ice cream!
My kids loved this activity so much! And we were so pleased that it actually worked, kinda like a cool science experiment. We made a chocolate flavor, but you can get creative and make different flavors, or add fun toppings.