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ice cream in a bowl topped with chocolate and nuts

Ice Cream In a Bag

Below is a list of ingredients for a simple ice cream. Feel free to add your own twist and tweak the recipe to your specifications, but this will be the foundation for all ice cream in a bag.
Course Dessert
Servings 3 Servings


  • Zip Lock Bags**


  • 1 Cup Half and half or 1/2 whole milk and 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • ΒΌ Cup Salt
  • 1.5 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Bowl Ice


  • Pour the half and half [or milk mixture] into the small bag
  • Add the vanilla extract and sugar
  • Seal the bag as tightly as you can
  • Fill the larger bag about halfway with ice and add the salt
  • Put the small bag inside the large bag and fill the excess with ice
  • Shake it up!
  • Remove the small bag and rinse thoroughly with cold water
  • Serve and enjoy!


**Be sure to include a freezer sized bag and a smaller, sandwich-sized bag as both will be necessary for the ice cream process.
Keyword Ice Cream