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The snow has finally made its grand appearance in our part of NE Ohio. Up until the past couple days, near me, we’ve had an incredibly mild winter. I mean, light flurries maybe a couple different days, but that was about the extent of it.

I think we finally have enough snow to go sledding and to make this simple snow cream recipe with a twist, if you like!

Simple Snow Cream Recipe with a Twist

Now for the twist, before you get to the recipe!

  1. You may want to try a different flavor other than vanilla. Maybe almond or peppermint flavoring, if you have it.
  2.  Since I use therapeutic grade essential oils from a brand I trust, I would probably try a drop or two of Peppermint or maybe Orange.
  3.  For fun, try throwing in some chocolate chips or sprinkles.
  4.  For extra run maybe try a little food coloring to make the snow a fun color.

I haven’t tried any of that yet, but I have used chocolate chips and Orange essential oil in this before, as well as this. It really was a nice change!

The pictures I’m sharing in this post are from this time when we made this simple snow cream recipe, but without the twists.

Simple Snow Cream Recipe with a Twist

First things first. Gather yourself a big bowl of freshly fallen snow. Not the yellow kind. 🙂  I’ve used an empty ice cream container in the past for this, probably about a gallon size.

Now, in a separate bowl you’ll need to mix together the rest:

1 can of evaporated milk
1 cup of sugar (or maybe this or this if you’re trying to avoid sugar)
2 teaspoons of vanilla extract (or other flavors – there’s so many to choose from)

Pour the mixture over the loosely filled snow and mix. I think this yielded approximately a half gallon of snow cream. Don’t forget your twist! You could always add something else, say, a cherry on top?!

If you ended up adding a twist to your simple snow cream recipe I’d love to read about it. Please share in the comments!

 

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Tracy Zdelar

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