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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

homemade ice cream.

it's spring break this week.
i wish i can tell you we've had a week filled with crafts and activities.
instead, we've done one craft.
or activity?

we made homemade ice cream.
in a bag.

for real.

i got the recipe and instructions from
it was SO simple.
the kids did it!

ready to be a hero to your kiddos???

Ice cream in a jif!

you'll need:

a gallon sized ziploc bag,

a sandwich size ziploc bag,

enough ice to fill the gallon size bag,

6 Tbls. rock salt,

1/2 cup half and half

1 Tbls. sugar

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

this is what you do:

fill the large bag half full of ice, and add the rock salt. seal the bag.

put milk, vanilla, and sugar into the small bag, and seal it.

place the small bag inside the large one, and seal it again carefully.

shake until the mixture is ice cream, which takes about 5 minutes.

wipe off the top of the small bag, then open it carefully. enjoy!

all of my kiddos AND their friends loved it!

Success! {our first spring break activity}

they've requested to make it again and again.

go try it.
it works!

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