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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 94.1
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.4 mg
  • Sodium: 63.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 4.2 g

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Easy Home-Made Ice Cream

Submitted by: LOVERLYLOLA

Introduction

(Ice Cream in a Bag) (Ice Cream in a Bag)
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Ingredients for Ice Cream:
    1/2 cup milk (I use skim)
    1 tbsp. (3 tsp.) sugar
    1/4 tsp. vanilla extract (or any flavor extract)

    Ingredients Needed to Make Ice Cream (not eaten):
    Ice cubes
    6 tbsp. salt

    Tools Needed:
    Measuring utencils (tsp., tbsp., 1/2 cup)
    Resealable Ziploc Bags ( 1 pint and 1 gallon sized)

Directions

Place milk, sugar and extract in pint sized bg and seal.
Fill gallon sied bag halfway with ice cubes.
Add salt to ice.
Place the pint sized sealed bag inside the gallon sized bag on top of ice.
Seal gallon sized bag.
Shake bags vigorusly for about 4 min or until mixture inside pint sized bag freezes.
Remove pint sized bag from gallon sized bag.
Discard contents of gallon sized bag.
Place contents of pint sized bag into bowl and ENJOY.
Makes 1 serving.
(Variation: add berries, nuts, or granola if desired)

Comments:
I use this recipe if I'm craving Ice cream because it has less than 95 Calories and is quick and easy to make from ingredients that are always in my house. I've also used this Recipe as a fun cooking session with pre-schoolers they love the process and get to eat ice cream in the end. If you are craving say strawberry ice cream they so make strawberry extract and you can just substitute that for the vanilla extract.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOVERLYLOLA.






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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    If you are craving ice cream but don't want to spend a lot of money and waste a lot of calories, this is wonderful. - 4/14/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made mine with 2/3 cup skim milk, splenda, and 1 teaspoon natural raspberry jam. It tasted good and was fun to make. Next time I will place bags in a plastic container to make shaking easier. - 4/6/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    What a work out with all the shaking :) Yummy too - 1/9/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    yummy! I wouldn't quite call it ice cream, but its good! reminds me of the ice milk my grandmother always had around as a kid, so it reminds me of fond childhood memories :) - 6/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! Quick and Easy... I added a Tsp of Cocoa powder and it was delicious! - 4/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    We made this as a spur-of-the-moment-let's-see-if-this-works dessert and it was amazing!! Plus, this allowed us to make different flavor ice cream for each person (added 1/4 tsp instant coffee- mixed well- to make coffee ice cream; added 1/4 tsp chocolate syrup for chocolate ice cream). Thank you!!! - 8/24/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We made this and my daughter loved it ! Thanks !
    7/9/08 - I just to say Thank again for this recipe ! last night I made it for myself with 2 packets of splenda & 1/2 tsp of vanillia It was a FANTASTIC treat for me, I am trying to do Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet and this treat will really help me - 7/8/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Good substitute for ice cream! - 6/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Really good, substituted splenda for sugar and did 1/8 vanilla and 1/8 rum extract. Soo good! - 5/13/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    OMG i eat this like every night, when it comes to ice cream im a real sucker so this REALLY helped! thanx!! - 4/21/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    who knew i realy did not think this was going to work and i thought it would taste bad but it did work and it was great to
    i will make this more often - 6/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is awesome! I just made it with me 5 year old daughter and her friend. We all loved it. It tasted just like the high fat version we used to make in the ice cream maker when I was little. I will definitely be making this often! - 6/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I just returned from a Hawaiian honeymoon with fresh pineapples. This evening I'm going to make this (again :-) and add pineapples and swirls of honey. He'll be right back on the beach! (minus the pesky vacation pounds) THANKS. - 5/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I think i'm going to make this right now - 4/10/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Mmmm! This just brought back memories of camp in 5th grade! I made this using only reduced fat chocolate milk and it tasted just like a fudge sickle (I wouldn't call it ice cream, though) - no need to add the sugar or vanilla as the favor is all there. Great idea, thanks for the reminder! - 3/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tastes great, low calorie and super easy to make. My husband and I both loved it and plan to try with banana next time. - 10/2/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! Cant wait to try - 4/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is great!! I'm on South Beach, and I used Splenda instead of sugar. I will definitely do this one again! - 7/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have an electric ice cream maker, and this is super easy to toss in and have a low-cal indulgence at night. I add banana to mine...super yummy! - 5/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was really tasty and SOOO easy. I had a playgroup for my daughter (a bunch of 2 and 3 year olds) they loved this and thought it was so neat that they made it themselves! - 5/19/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    That sounds very good and it is very good! - 5/9/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Simple, fast, tasty, and remarkably healthy. Wonderful with fresh strawberry. - 4/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! - 4/16/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    it was sooooo good i lovedd it!! thank u so much! - 4/15/08

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  • Definitely a great way to take the edge off of sweet tooth cravings without blowing your diet. :D - 9/24/13

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