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Shake It To Make It: Easy Ice Cream Recipe

Shake, shake, shake… shake that ice cream. ┬áCelebrate the hottest month of summer by whipping up a delicious batch of ice cream. Follow the instructions below and enjoy a sweet treat in a matter of minutes.

Shake It To Make It: Easy Ice Cream Recipe

Shake It To Make It: Easy Ice Cream Recipe


  • 1/2 cup organic half & half
  • 1tbsp sugar
  • 1/3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pint-size resealable bag
  • 1 gallon-size resealable bag
  • Ice cubes (about 4 cups)
  • 1/3 cup rock salt


  1. Fill the small bag with half & half, sugar and vanilla extract. Seal the bag tightly, being careful not to trap air.
  2. Fill the large bag halfway with ice and salt.
  3. Place the small bag inside the large bag. Seal tightly.
  4. Shake vigorously until the mixture inside the small bag becomes ice cream. This should take 5-10 minutes.
  5. Remove the small bag from the ice bag and give it a rinse to remove the salt particles.
  6. Dish the ice cream into a bowl or eat it straight from the bag!

This recipe is taken from our USA Edition’s Oregon State Journal. Learn more about our USA Edition!

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