Homemade 5-Minute Vanilla Ice Cream

    5 minutes

    This homemade ice cream tastes AMAZING and the best part, it only takes 5 MINUTES to make! This fast and fun recipe is perfect not only for a dinner party that forgot the dessert, it's a last minute life saver! But it equally would win any school's science competition since it's a scientific wonder! Great fun for kids on a rainy day too.

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    Serves: 1 

    • 225g coarse rock salt
    • 1 large cup crushed ice
    • 2/3 cup (160ml) pouring cream
    • 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    • Equipment
    • 1 large plastic snaplock bag
    • 1 medium plastic snaplock bag

    Preparation:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Place the ice and salt in the large, plastic sealable bag.
    2. In the medium sized bag, pour in the cream, sugar and vanilla. Seal tightly.
    3. Place the smaller bag inside the larger bag and seal the larger bag completely.
    4. Shake the bag vigorously, up and down and side to side for 4 to 5 minutes.
    5. Unseal the bags and scoop out the ice cream and serve. Perfect ice cream in 5 minutes!


    You can freeze your ice cream when it's ready, just keep it in the medium-sized bag and place in the freezer!


    Why not try adding chocolate chips? Or make chocolate ice cream? Just add the ingredients in with the cream and sugar and start shaking!

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    tastes just like it should and is absolutely amazing i love substituting vanilla for mint and adding some choc chips.  -  15 Dec 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)