How to How to Make Vanilla Ice Cream in a Bag

by Zita Zajia

Easy and fun way to make Ice cream on a hot summer day


  • Vanilla extract
  • Whole Milk
  • Ice cream salt (or table salt)
  • 1 big plastic slider zipper bag
  • Ice
  • 1 small plastic slider zipper bag
  • Pure Sugar
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Measuring cups 1/2 cup,1/4 cup, and 1/2 teaspoon.
  • Optional: Bowl and your favorite toppings!
  • Small towel or gloves
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Gather your ingredients.

    Step 2

    Measure 1/2 cup of whole milk, 1/2 cup of cream, 1/4 cup of pure sugar, an 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract.

    Step 3

    Then, pour those ingrediants in a measuring cup or bowl. Now, blend.

    Step 4

    Once it's blended, pour the mixture into the small plastic slider zipper bag. If you want, place the bag on a bowl so you would be safe from spilling.

    Step 5

    Place the mixture aside. Measure 1 cup of ice cream salt. Any salt like table salt, rock salt, etc. would suffice.

    Step 6

    Grab you bigger plastic slider zipper bag. Pour your 1 cup of salt and a lot ice into the bag. Place the small closed bag with the mixture inside the bigger bag.

    Step 7

    Make sure everything is closed and secure from spilling. Grab your small towel or gloves to shake the bag. Now, you shake for 5 minutes.

    Step 8

    5 minutes of shaking gives you a soft serve. If you want a firmer serve, shake for 7-10 minutes or leave the ice ream in the freezer overnight. Enjoy your delicious homemade vanilla ice cream!