How to Make Ice Cream In A Bag ~ Ziploc Recipe fun for the whole family

07/12/2017 12:00 pm · 8 comments

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

How to Make Ice Cream In A Bag

Ziploc challenged my family to see how we could survive spending NO money for a weekend. Can Your Family Survive a No-Spend Weekend? We never shop on Sundays so that was pretty easy, we just went to church and did a family dinner like normal. Saturday the weather was nice so the kids wanted to play outside, it was one of the first sunny days we’ve had this spring. The kids laid in the hammock, played tag, dug in the mud for worms and had a great time enjoying the sunshine.

We spread a blanket out on the grass and had a snack. The kids wanted to pack a picnic lunch even though we were right in our own backyard. The girls made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with lots of extra jelly and put them in Ziploc Bags, and the boys put bbq chips and gold fish crackers in snack bags. They put it all in a backpack and marched outside like they were heading up a mountain side… only to stop in the middle of the yard and enjoy their hard work.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeI had a surprise for them! We often go out for ice cream on Saturday nights.  But since this was a No-Spend Weekend, we made our own ice cream. We made ice cream in a bag, I learned to make it when I was a little girl in my Blue Bird Troop, it was part of earning our cooking badge. It is a fun way to make a tasty treat!

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipe

How to Make Ice Cream In A Bag

You will need (makes 5, 1/2 cup servings):

  • 2 cups heaving whipping cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • Fruit to flavor your ice cream(optional)
  • 8 cups of ice
  • 5 tablespoons of salt
  • Ziploc® Brand Sandwich Bag
  • 10 Ziploc® Brand Sandwich Bag or Ziploc® Brand Freezer Bag

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipe Put the heavy whipping cream, whole milk, sugar, and vanilla into a bowl and mix well till the sugar is dissolved.  Pour 1/2 cup of the ice cream mixture into each small snack bag.  Squeeze out any extra air, zip them shut. Place the snack bag inside a sandwich bag, zip closed and take out any air in the bag.  The double bag will help keep the salt water out of your ice cream. You can add fruit if you want, but it seems to set up better without the fruit. We made one with strawberries and one with black berries, the other 3 were just plain vanilla.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipePut the double bag inside another Ziploc® Brand Sandwich Bag, along with 1 1/2 cups of ice and 1 tablespoon salt.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeZip them closed and get ready to start shaking!

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeShake your bags of for 8-10 minutes, the faster you shake them the thicker your ice cream will be. It is best to do this outside, as the ice starts to melt and makes a bit of a mess. It is a good idea to have a little extra ice on hand too. On a hot day the ice will melt much faster, you need to have lots of ice in order for the ice cream to freeze.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeAfter 10 minutes of shaking you should have “soft serve” ice cream ready to eat. Take the snack bag out, wash it off to get rid of any salt water that might be on the bag. You can eat it as is, or put in the freezer for another hour or 2 to help it thicken up even more.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeWe didn’t wait, we ate it right away and the kids loved every bite. They even asked if we could do it again next week instead of going out to eat ice cream. I guess they decided that a No-Spend Weekend was not such a bad idea.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeDisclosure ~ This is a sponsored conversation with Ziploc® Brand, all opinions are my own.  

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Eric Dana Cavazos
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Thank you

Elizabeth Brewer
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Eric Dana Cavazos I could see you trying this!

A Thrifty Mom
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It actually taste REALLY good too 🙂

Jessica Lopez
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Looks fun Sandra Rodriguez will have to try it out ty boo…nite nite got the itis from them carrots (sarcasm) ..but I am tired lol

Sandra Rodriguez
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A Thrifty Mom
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SO EASY and so fun… we did this for my daughters birthday party and all the girls loved it.

Misty Kelley
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We did one in coffee cans where you put the smaller can inside a larger can and rolled back and forth. Unfortunately I don’t know substitutes for the dairy.

Jami Meckem Archer
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