Snow Ice Cream | ‘It’s Winter’

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It’s winter! And, if you live in a place of snow, you are in for a treat–snow cream (also knownIt's Winter! (Celebrate the Seasons!) by Linda Glaser (AFFILIATE) as snow ice cream)!

Snow cream is something that I used to make with my mom growing up and I have fond memories of gathering up a big bowl of snow and then bringing it in to make this yummy treat. And, the best part? It’s surprisingly simple!

For our snow cream recipe, we’ve paired it up with (what else?) a book about winter!

‘It’s Winter!’ Children’s Book

Snow Cream RecipeIt’s Winter! (Celebrate the Seasons!) by Linda Glaser is a winter snow book that follows a young girl who completely appreciates the offerings of winter. Like most kids, she loves the snowflakes and sledding and even the hibernating animals.

The illustrations are so cool in this book, with a feeling of cut out images that have been pasted onto the page. (If you know me, you know how much I love unique illustrations.)

With all the snowy talk in the book, the snow cream is a perfect pairing for a theme recipe! Plan ahead the night before a snowstorm (or during the day while it’s snowing) and put a big bowl outside to catch some clean snow. Then, after an afternoon of playing in the snow, bring in your bowl of snow and make your snow cream!

Snow Ice Cream Recipe

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Ingredients
  • 1 gallon of snow
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Place the snow into a big bowl.
  2. Stir in sugar.
  3. Add 2 cups of milk and stir.
  4. Add vanilla and stir.
Notes
1 cup of sugar is for really sweet snow cream. If you like things less sweet, then reduce the sugar to ½ to ¾ cup.

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About Author

Jacqueline Wilson is Ella's mom and a homeschooler. She loves cooking and creating with her daughter. She is the co-author of 50 Shades of Frayed: Three Moms Talk About What Happens When "I Do" Becomes "Not Tonight". You can follow her on her personal Twitter account, WritRams and on Facebook as WritRams and Little Cooks Reading Books.

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