Make snow cream or snow ice cream by combining shaved ice or snow with milk or sweetened condensed milk and flavorings. Paula Deen publishes a snow ice cream recipe on FoodNetwork.com, and AllRecipes.com offers a similar recipe. Paula Deen’s recipe receives five out of five stars from Food Network reviewers. About.com also offers a snow cream recipe.
To make Paula Deen’s snow cream, add 8 cups of snow or shaved ice in a large bowl. Pour 1 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed milk over the snow or ice, then add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix the ingredients to combine them thoroughly, and serve immediately. This recipe takes five minutes to make and yields eight to 10 servings.
For the AllRecipes.com version of snow cream, collect 1 gallon of fresh snow by placing a large bowl outside during snowy weather. After collecting the snow, stir in 1 cup of white sugar and 1 tablespoon vanilla extract. Add up to 2 cups of milk to the mixture, stirring the snow cream until it reaches the desired consistency. Serve the snow cream immediately. This recipe serves eight people.
About.com’s snow cream recipe is similar to the others, requiring 4 to 5 cups of clean snow, 1 cup of milk, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and 1/2 cup of sugar.