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Day 30 -- Make Ice Cream

Summer Fun


That's right - wrap up your summer with the great taste of a cold bowl of ice cream. If you don't have an ice cream maker, try this recipe for ice cream you can make in a ziplock bag:

You'll Need:

  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Whole Milk or half and half
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon Flavoring (vanilla, chocolate syrup, strawberry syrup, butterscotch, lemon extract, etc.)
  • 6 Tablespoons Rock salt
  • 1 Pint-size Ziploc bag
  • 1 Gallon-size Ziploc bag
  • Ice


  • Fill the gallon-size bag halfway with ice and add the rock salt.
  • Put the milk or half and half, sugar and flavoring into the small bag and seal.
  • Put the small bag inside the large bag and seal.
  • Shake the large bag until you have ice cream (5 - 8 minutes).

    For babies, try freezing yogurt or jell-o for a cool treat.

    More Ice Cream Recipes and Resources:

  • Rival Ice Cream Maker Review
  • Make Ice Cream in a Coffee Can
  • Children's Books about Ice Cream
  • Ice Cream Recipes
  • Fun with Ice Cream
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