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Homemade icecream

I think that I am going to make this with Elena! I found the idea online. Sounds like something she would love!

Homemade Ice Cream

 measuring spoons and cup
 small ziplock bags
 large plastic bags, (shopping bag fine)
Procedure: Tell  your child that you and he / she are going to make ice cream.  First, one cup of milk is measured and poured into a small ziplock bag. Two tablespoons of sugar are added to the milk. The recipe can be doubled in each  ziplock as needed.  The bag is zipped up, and put into another ziplock.
The bag is put in to a large plastic bag, grocery bags work fine.  This bag is put into a second large bag.
Now, ice is added into the bag, covering the smaller bags containing the milk and sugar mix. Salt is added to the ice. This makes it colder and keeps it cold. Use a  generous amount of salt. The bag is tied tightly closed.  Wrap a towel around the bag and hold closed. Your child can help to shake the towel with the bags inside. It must be shaken for about 15 minutes. The more helpers the better. 
As the ice and mixture are shaken, the ice cream starts to form. The milk and sugar thicken and harden.  It comes out tasting like ice milk and is thick.  The bags with the ice cream are removed once hardened, and the salt must be washed off the bag right away. The treat can be scooped out and enjoyed.
Comments:  It really works!  Make sure the bags are tightly closed because they can open while being shaken  and the salt will get in to the ice cream.


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