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Basic Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag

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Ingredients You'll Need

Ice cubes
6 tbs kosher salt
1/2 cup half-and-half
1/4 tsp vanilla
1 tbs sugar


Fill a gallon-sized zip-lock bag halfway with ice; add salt. Seal.

Put half-and-half, vanilla, and sugar into a pint-sized zip-lock bag. Seal.

Place small bag inside large one and seal.

Shake until mixture is ice cream, about 5 minutes.

Wipe off top of small bag, then open carefully. Enjoy!

To make chocolate: Add 2 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder to basic recipe. Increase sugar to 2 tbs. Stir before shaking.

To make Rock Road: Add 3 tbs mini marshmallows and 3 tbs chopped walnuts to chocolate half-and-half mixture before shaking.

To make coffee: Dissolve 1 tbs instant coffee powder in hal-and-hald before shaking.

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