Homemade Ice Cream

It’s national ice cream month and we love ice cream! There’s nothing better on a hot summer day than a scoop of your favorite flavor. Ice cream is actually really easy to make at home and is a great activity for kids.

  • 3 Cups Ice cubes
  • 1 Cup Half and half
  • 1/3 Cup Kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 Pint-size Ziplock bag
  • 1 Gallon-size Ziplock bag
  • Any of your favorite ice cream mixings
  1. Combine half and half, sugar and vanilla extract in the pint-size ziplock bag. Push out the excess air and seal.

  2. Combine the ice and salt in the gallon-size ziplock bag.

  3. Place the small bag inside the bigger bag and seal the bigger bag.

  4. Shake vigorously for 10 minutes until ice cream has hardened.

  5. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Make a variety of flavor by using different flavorings or extracts, as well as chocolate chips, nuts and other mixings. 

Inspired by and adapted from: delish

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