You Scream, I Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream
July 01, 2010
Happy July! We are one month closer to our moving back home date and July is National Ice Cream Month.
Our Literature and Lemonade kids made homemade ice cream. it was yummy. As promised, here are some fast facts and the recipe for can ice cream.
- Americans consume 23.3 quarts of ice cream and other frozen dairy products annually.
- More ice cream is sold on Sunday than any other day of the week.
- To polish off a single ice cream cone it takes approximately 50 licks.
- Vanilla is the most popular flavor of ice cream.
- Chocolate syrup is the most popular topping.
- The top three ice cream consuming cities are Porland, Oregon, St. Loius, Missouri, and Seattle Washington.
Ice Cream in a Can
Mix together in small (1 pound) coffee can the following; 1 Pint of Half and Half 1 Can Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 Tablespoon Vanilla or other flavoring Tape lid securely on small coffee can. Place small coffee can into large (3 pound) coffee can. Layer ice and rock salt (ice cream salt) around the outside of the small coffee can until the large coffee can is full. Make sure the small coffee can is centered in the large coffee can. Tape lid securely on large coffee can. Sit in a circle and roll the can around to each other for about 20 minutes. Keep the can rolling so the ice cream will freeze.
Enjoy your homemade ice cream? Want to read more about it?
Ice Cream: the Delicious History Marilyn Powell
Scoop after Scoop: a history Stephen Krensky
From Milk to Ice Cream Ali MitgutschTags: just for fun, food, cooking, Books