Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Snow ice cream

With nearly a foot of fresh snow in our yard today we decided to use a bit to whip up a tasty treat for ourselves.


1 mixing-bowl full of snow
1 T vanilla
1/2 cup sugar
pinch of salt (optional)
1-3 cups milk (higher fat content is better)

Take the bowl of fresh snow (may be scooped from a deep fresh mound, or a bowl or two could be left out during a snowfall to collect it for you), add a tablespoon of vanilla, 1/2 cup of sugar, pinch of salt and a half cup of milk. Stir, keep adding milk until the snow takes on a creamy consistency. Taste. Add more sugar or vanilla as needed. Eat. Yum.


Jacque said...

We love snow cream! I like using sweetened condensed milk. My mom always used evaporated milk. (I was going to post this recipe on my blog, then we lost power for three days. )

Alina said...

Jacque, is your recipe the same otherwise? Maybe I'll try your version next time!

Jacque said...

Alina, it is the same otherwise. I have made it with just snow, vanilla, and a can of condensed milk. Sometimes we add cocoa for chocolate snow cream.

Nicole said...

I made this last night and got teased endlessly by my boyfriend!
He stopped after he got to try it!

Alina said...

Thanks for stopping by, Nicole! I'm glad you got to show your boyfriend how wrong he was to tease about something so tasty. :)