Enjoy some winter fun by making this quick and easy Strawberry snow ice cream recipe. Made with fresh real snow and frozen strawberries. The kids love it!
Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream
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Not only can playing in freshly fallen snow be filled with joy & laughter but eating it can just as fun. You will be surprised by how rich and creamy snow can taste with just some extra flavorings.
First, yes you can make ice cream from freshly fallen snow. It is a lot easier than you might think.
You just need a few simple ingredients to make it and I bet you already have everything you need already. Sometimes you have to wait for the most important ingredient – the snow. I should have added patience to the list of ingredients. You can also keep a keen eye on that weather app you have handy.
I think it goes without saying that you would not want to take snow that has been on the grown long enough for the wind, nature or others contaminating it with cooties.
1 cup milk
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/3 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
6 cups snow, plus more if needed
How to Make This Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream
It is quite simple you see. First, you will need to combine the milk, vanilla, sugar and frozen strawberries in a food processor or high powered blender. My favorite blender is this Oster Blender. I use it a lot. It was well worth the purchase.
Blending until smooth. Then in a large bowl, pour the strawberry mixture in and gently fold in the snow until well incorporated.
Once combine and desired consistency is met add your favorite toppings or enjoy immediately. You freshly made ice cream will keep in the freezer for a short period.
Strawberry Snow Ice Cream Recipe
This recipe is fun for the whole family. My kids love to help make our ice cream. It brings us together on the coldest of days. Now if you want to skip the strawberries I have my original recipe for Homemade Snow Ice Cream!
As the snow melts quickly it will also melt the same even with the added in frozen strawberries. The kids and yourself will have a limited time eating. Often, I place in small bowls to serve instead of cones because my kids can’t eat it fast enough before a mess is made. Less mess is best.
You Strawberry Snow ice cream can be placed in the freezer for a short time. The texture will not be the same as when you first made it. It will still have the same taste. When we make this recipe we make just enough for all of us to eat. No need for leftovers.
Nutrition Information: Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 61Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 17mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 1g
And P.S.S This recipe has to be one of the most frugal recipes around. Seriously, “savings” should be in my real middle name. It doesn’t have to cost much to have a whole lot of fun including whipping up a batch of ice cream.