Homemade Ice Cream in a bag Recipe


  • 1 cup half and half (or milk)
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (or to taste)
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • pint or quart-sized freezer bag
  • gallon-sized freezer bag
  • ice cubes

Step 1:

In a pint or quart-sized freezer bag, add milk, sugar, and vanilla. Seal well.

Step 2:

In the gallon-sized bag, fill bag 1/4 full with ice cubes. Add rock or kosher salt.

Step 3:

Place the smaller bag inside the larger bag and seal. Shake well for at least 5 minutes.

Add your favorite toppings – chocolate chips, strawberries, bananas, etc

Makes about 1 serving. Recipe adapted from Spoonful.com