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It’s a snow day for the kids today, and I wanted to show the kids how to make snow ice cream…but I didn’t have any sweetened condensed milk! Sure, I could use sugar and milk to make snow ice cream, but then I’d have to dissolve the sugar and then cool the mixture. All of this takes time – something I didn’t have a lot of.
Okay, so I lied. I had the time, but when I decide I want ice cream, I want it now.
Then, I remembered picking up Left Field Farms Milk & Coffee Creamer at Walmart over the weekend. It’s delicious and I love that it has real ingredients: It’s made with real sugar, real milk, real cream, and it’s non-gmo project verified (If you won’t eat GMOs, why should cows?)
After a little trial and error, I’ve come up with the perfect recipe. Be sure to use freshly fallen snow (I typically set out a bowl to catch the snow). You can mix all sorts of things in it – eat it as-is, or use this as a base for any concoction you can come up with. In fact, when I was in high school one of my first jobs was at Dairy Queen. I became known for really crazy recipes, like pineapple-strawberry sundaes with chocolate cone dip, pecans, and pop rocks. My latest obsession? Oreo + pineapple.
You don’t need any added sugar for this, as the Left Field Farms coffee creamer is already sweetened.
How to Make Snow Ice Cream
- 8 cups fresh snow*
- 1 cup Left Field Farms coffee creamer, any flavor
- Optional mix-ins, including sugar to taste
Mix all of the ingredients together – quickly! It melts fast. Each bit of snow should be soaked in the creamer, add more creamer or snow if necessary.
*consume fresh snow at your own risk
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 43 Total Fat: 3g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 24mg Carbohydrates: 4g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 1g Protein: 0g
- yellow cake mix, sprinkles
- cinnamon, cookie crumbs, cashews, caramel
- vanilla, cinnamon, brown sugar, nutmeg
- creme de menthe, chocolate chunks
- German Eiskaffee: add your snow to evaporated milk, coffee, and sugar
- Do a play on straciatella – add chocolate shavings, cacao powder, powdered sugar, and vanilla
- figs, chocolate shavings, vanilla bean, anise
*consume fresh snow at your own risk. I typically place a bowl outside when I know it’s going to snow to reduce the risk of contaminants being in it.
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