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Homemade Ice cream in a bag

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag is a must try activity for the summer! Not only do you get amazing homemade ice cream but it makes the perfect summer kids activity! You only need 5 ingredients to make this no churn homemade ice cream in a bag!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade ice cream, ice cream in a bag
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Shake time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 301kcal
Author Lauren


  • 2 Zip close bags
  • 3 cups Ice Cubes
  • 1 cup Salt



  • In a bowl mix the milk, heavy cream, sugar, salt, vanilla and stir so everything is mixed well.
  • Once everything is mixed well, pour all of the ingredients into a gallon sized bag and seal the bag, be sure to squeeze out the air and that it is fully closed.
  • In another gallon sized bag put 3 cups of ice and 1 cup of ice cream salt.
  • Place bag of ice cream mixture into bag of salt and ice and seal shut.
  • Start shaking that bag. As you shake it you will feel and see the ice cream beginning to form. Keep shaking until the ice cream has fully formed.
  • Once the homemade ice cream is is solid remove the bag of ice cream and rinse off with water.
  • Scoop the ice cream and serve or store in the freezer.


Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 85mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 924IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 73mg