Introduction: How to Make Delicious Ice Cream or Smoothie Out of Snow!

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Currently,here on the East Coast There is 2 feet of snow on the ground.  I have been making snow ice cream for years,mut it would turn watery quckly.It also did not taste like real ice cream,more of a snow cone.There is more than enough snow to experiment with.There are infinite possibilities with this recipe. I will show how to make three and give you some ideas.  If you skip putting it in the freezer you get a very good moctail!!

Step 1: The Basic Recipe

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So snow ice cream is the following plus a flavoring:

                                                          ½ a cup of heavy cream
                                                          ½ a cup of sugar
                                                          a bowl of snow
                                                          your flavoring

When you have finished mixing things up,put it in the freezer for about a half an hour to thicken it up(it does not take long to freeze snow)

Step 2: How to Make Strawberry

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We got,for no particular reason,some frozen strawberries at Target. The juice in there is great for ice cream-making.Throw the sugar,a half cup of strawberry juice,some heavy cream,and (optional) a little bit of vannilla  extract. mix well,be sure to get rid of lumps,and put in the freezer for about a half an hour(to thicken it) Serves 1.It has a nice pink color.It tastes great!

Step 3: How to Make Vinnilla

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Get a bowl of snow,do step 1(the cream and sugar) and theroughly  mix in about  a tablespoon of vanilla extract.Throw in the freezer for a half hour and you're done!

Step 4: Make Orange-Strawberry-Banana

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This is the step 1 recipe and about ¾ of a cup of this juice i found at the store and ¼ cup of that strawberry-stuff.

Step 5: Ideas

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you can make the step 1 recipe and just add anything you want!! there are infifnite possibilities!!


The_Doctor___guy (author)2016-01-27


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superMacaroni (author)2010-05-12

Make sure that there is no yellow

this muggle chap named Frank once told me that in 1974..... nicest fellow..

boristherussian (author)2010-01-18

How much is a "bowl of snow"? Is it a big/small bowl? (if possible, please give measurement)

just as much as will fitr in the bowl with a bit extra on top,not specific

Seleziona (author)2010-01-05

Ya! Will try it soon! looks tastier than me going out to my backyard everyday to eat snow! I don't think that made sense!!!



sept (author)2009-12-21

Very nice instructable, and the recipes look delicious.  Unfortunately, due to the amount of air pollution in the average city, I wouldn't suggest eating the snow from your backyard, no matter how clean it looks. 

Zaphod Beeblebrox (author)sept2009-12-28

well then call call me a daredevil for eating snow

jmiksanek (author)2009-12-24

AWESOME!  We made snow ice cream as children and I've tried to figure out how multiple times over the years and never found a recipe.  I can't wait to try this one out!


CrLz (author)2009-12-20

Thanks for posting your recipe.  I used to make snow ice cream as a child, but lost the recipe along the way.

Big snow storm just hit my neighborhood, I can't wait to make some!

Zaphod Beeblebrox (author)CrLz2009-12-20

Awsome!! glad i could help!!

heymissmurder13 (author)2009-12-20


KnexFreek (author)2009-12-20

 ! ! yum ! !

did u try doing it?

 no time right now but maybe in the near future
(right now i have to make full pledged instructables for 3 of my guns)

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