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Today I'm gonna show you how to make ice cream using ingredients you probably already have at home. It only takes five minutes, not a whole lot of stuff, and it's really super easy, and you get homemade ice cream. How great is that? So let's start. The first thing you need is milk. I suggest using whole milk. You can use 1% or 2%, but you'll get a lot of ice crystals, so it's really, I mean, if you're gonna be eating ice cream, you just eat the fat, right? The next thing you want is cream 'cause, like I said, you want the fat. Ice cream. It's in the name, cream, right? We're gonna do vanilla. And a half cup of sugar. And just take everything and mix it together.
You want the sugar to be completely dissolved. So the next thing we're gonna do is transfer our ice cream mixture to a plastic bag. Now, I recommend using a bowl, and I recommend using a bag that has a zipper because the zipper... Well, this bag is gonna go inside another bag, and you really don't want it to spill. So using the bowl, just pour mixture into this bag. And now we're just gonna seal that up. Permit some of the air. So next we're gonna create our ice cream machine, which is pretty much this plastic bag filled with ice. So just go ahead and add in a few ice cubes to get it started. Then we're gonna add a half cup of rock salt. Now, you don't need rock salt. You can actually just use any kind of salt, but the salt is important, so you wanna make sure you have it. This is what's gonna help bring the temperature down.
So go ahead and take the smaller bag and put it inside your ice cream maker, which is just another plastic bag. And from there, we're gonna add in the remaining ice. Trying to cover it on both sides. I recommend wrapping this in a towel because it gets cold 'cause ice cream. So take the bag. Wrap it up, and then we're gonna shake the heck out of it for about five minutes or so. You can do it less if you want it to be more like soft serve, or you can do it more.
It's up to you. (ice cubes rattle) Okay, so we shook that for five minutes. And now we're gonna remove our bag of ice cream. As you can see, it's a lot firmer than it was when I put it in there. Inside we have our makeshift ice cream, which I'm then gonna scoop out. The great thing about this is you can make any ice cream you want. You can make strawberry ice cream, chocolate ice cream. It's all at your fingertips any time you want it. Or you can just put your favorite toppings on. There you go.. enjoy! ♡
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