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Snow Ice Cream

Snow ice cream made with real snow from outside, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract. It requires no churning, can be served right away, and if you want chocolate just add cocoa!

Vanilla and chocolate snow ice cream

If you’re looking for no-churn ice cream look no further than your back yard.

When life gives you snow, make snow storm ice cream!

It’s really easy to make and it can be served immediately before it begins to melt.

Snow Ice Cream Ingredients

  • Snow
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Milk
  • Pure Vanilla Extract
  • For Chocolate Ice Cream – Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
Vanilla Snow Ice Cream

How to Make Snow Ice Cream

Add milk, sugar, and vanilla together and let the sugar dissolve.

Step outside and scoop up about 8 cups (half-gallon) of fresh untouched snow. It doesn’t need to be packed down.

Stir snow into the milk. The consistency will begin to form into fluffy ice cream.

If you want chocolate, whisk together the milk and unsweetened cocoa together then stir it into the snow.

Chocolate Snow Ice Cream

How to Make Snow Ice Cream without Milk

If you are looking for an option without milk, substitute with 1 cup almond or soy milk. The taste will be slightly different, but it will still have the same consistency.

If you are looking for alternatives to regular milk add 1 cup of any of the following:

  • Evaporated Milk – Canned cow’s milk with 60% water removed, no added sugar, and a creamy texture
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk – Same as evaporated milk, but has added sugar and thicker consistency
  • Half & Half – Half milk, half cream
  • Heavy Whipping Cream – Rich, high-fat cream

Obviously, the taste and consistencies will vary with each of these types, but overall gives a delicious ice cream.

Vanilla Snow Ice Cream

How to Store Snow Ice Cream

It can be stored in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 2-3 months for best quality.

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Enjoy!

Snow Ice Cream

Snow Ice Cream

Yield: 8 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Snow ice cream made with real snow from outside, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract. It requires no churning, can be served right away, and if you want chocolate just add cocoa!

Ingredients

  • 8 cups Snow
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • For chocolate, add 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder.

Instructions

  1. Combine milk, sugar, and vanilla together and let the sugar dissolve. For chocolate, whisk the cocoa powder into the milk together before adding to the snow.
  2. Scoop 8 cups (about a half-gallon) of fresh untouched snow in a large bowl. Combine all ingredients and serve immediately. The consistency should be somewhat fluffy.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 155Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 24mgSodium 48mgCarbohydrates 20gFiber 0gSugar 19gProtein 3g

Nutrition is not always accurate and products used in the recipe may differ from local ingredients available to you.

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