EASY Snow Ice Cream Recipe

Have you heard others talking about how to make snow ice cream? Does it sound weird or gross? Well we tried it and let me tell you that snow ice cream is delicious and a fun winter activity for kids.
EASY Snow Ice Cream Recipe - this is a simple, 3 ingredient snow ice cream recipe that uses snow to make the most delicious, creamy, and easy ice cream. This is a WONDERFUL winter activity for kids and families. YUMMY!

Do your kids like the winter?  Mine do.


I think a big part of that is that we do really fun kids activities that are unique to the winter season. Sure we can't go to the park to fly a kite or swimming at the pool, but there are lots of fun things we can only do in winter!


Our favorite winter activities include (but are not limited to) sledding, building a snowman, painting in the snow, making historic snow candy, lots of hot cocoa, and most of all - Snow Ice Cream!


Snow Ice Cream Recipe

If you are ready to give this favorite winter activities for kids a try, here is how to make snow ice cream with our favorite two recipes.  Now you may be wishing for fresh snow just as much as your kids do!

snow recipe

Start out by getting a big bowl of fresh snow.

add in vanilla extract

Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

pour sweetened condensed milk into fresh snow to make homemade snow ice cream

Next, add 1 can sweetened Condensed milk.

mix ingredients to make 3 ingredient snow ice cream

Mix all ingredients together to make a delicious, creamy vanilla snow ice cream.

add cocoa powder to make easy chocolate snow ice cream

My favorite snow ice cream recipe adds 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder to the above recipe to make ridiculously yummy chocolate ice cream!

the best snow ice cream recipe you'll ever make


This ice cream truly rivals "regular" ice cream except it is easier and such a fun winter activity for kids.
EASY snow ice cream recipe that works with any type of snow

This EASY snow ice cream recipe works with any type of snow (packing or power) and will still give you delicious, creamy homemade ice cream using snow!

yummy homemade ice cream recipe using snow

Here you have it. A serving of delicious vanilla snow ice cream – YUM! A large bowl will make about 8 servings.

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Beth Gorden
Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.