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Delicious, smooth homemade ice cream. (Almost as good as Whitey's) Great for children parties or Scout groups.

Ingredients

1 cup milk
1 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Nuts or fruit as desired
1-pound coffee can
3-pound coffee can

Instructions

Put all ingredients in a 1-pound coffee can with a tight-fitting plastic lid. Place the can with ingredients inside a three-pound can with a tight-fitting plastic lid. Pack larger can with crushed ice around smaller can. Pour at least 3/4 cup rock salt evenly over the ice. Place the lid on 3-pound can. Roll back and forth on a table or floor. Use partners. After 10 minutes, open outer can. Remove inner can, use spatula to stir up mixture and scrape sides of can. Replace the lid. Repack and roll back and forth for 5 more minutes. Makes 3 cups ice cream.

Mary Teager
Silvis



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