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Roll-The-Can Ice Cream

Roll-The-Can Ice CreamWhen summer days are long and hot, give the kids something cool and fun to do—making ice cream!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup heavy cream
1 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 cups crushed ice
2 cups coarse salt
1/3 cup sliced, hulled and cleaned strawberries

Cooking Directions:

  1. Thoroughly clean a large and a small coffee can with lids.
  2. In smaller can, combine cream, half-and-half, sugar and vanilla. Cover with lid and place in the center of larger can. Pack 3 cups ice around smaller can along with 1 cup salt.
  3. Roll can back and forth across a hard, level surface for 10 minutes.
  4. With a spatula, scrape ice cream to center and stir in strawberries. Repack larger can with remaining ice and salt. Continue rolling until firm, about 5 minutes. Keep frozen.
  5. Makes about one quart of ice cream.

Makes about 1 quart.