Kids Make-it Recipe: Yummy Homemade Ice Cream

It’s so nice to have a cold treat when the weather is getting hot. The all-time bestseller? Ice cream, of course!

Kids Make It Recipe: Homemade Ice Cream text over a top view image of scoops of ice cream in a bowl
This homemade ice cream is so easy to make!

Why don’t you and your kids try making a homemade version of your own? This is a frugal summer treat, great for holidays like July 4th or another summer outing. Your children will love creating and eating their ice cream!

Ingredients to make your homemade Ice Cream

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 1 bag of ice
  • 1/2 cup coarse salt
  • pint-sized Ziploc bags
  • gallon-sized Ziploc bags

What to do to make a homemade ice cream

Step 1

Combine the first 4 ingredients in a bowl.

Step 2

Add ½ a cup of the mixture to a pint-sized bag.

Step 3

Take a gallon-sized bag and fill it with ice and ½ cup of salt.

Step 4

Place the pint-sized bag inside the gallon bag.

Step 5

Wrap the bag in a towel, and hand it over to the little ones. Have the kids shake the bag continuously for at least 5 minutes. The result will be their own handmade, rich, and creamy vanilla ice cream!

Yield: 3 servings

Yummy Homemade Ice Cream

Yummy Homemade Ice Cream

Summer is waving and the kids need to cool down. What's a better way to freshen the weather than a yummy, fun-filled homemade ice cream? Let the kids try it out!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 1 bag of ice
  • 1/2 cup coarse salt
  • pint-sized Ziploc bags
  • gallon-sized Ziploc bags

Instructions

    1. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a bowl.
    2. Add ½ a cup of the mixture to a pint-sized bag.
    3. Take a gallon-sized bag and fill it with ice and ½ cup of salt.
    4. Place the pint-sized bag inside the gallon bag.
    5. Wrap the bag in a towel, and let the kids shake the bag continuously for at least 5 minutes. They'll get their own handmade, rich, and creamy vanilla ice cream!

How did the kids love making their very own homemade ice cream?

One Comment

  1. Looks delicious. I got some ice cream salt to make ice cream with, but haven’t gotten to do it yet. I’ll be posting it on my blog when I do.
    .-= Miss Rachel´s last blog ..{Sonora} ¦ =-.

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