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Snow Cream

A treat from days gone by, snow cream is a wonderful, easy frozen classic that falls out of the sky!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Tricia


  • 1 cup half-and-half or milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 6-8 cups fresh fallen snow


  • Heat the half-and-half in a small saucepan and add the sugar. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from the heat and add the vanilla. Refrigerate until ice cold.
  • To make the snow cream, put 6 cups of snow in a large mixing bowl. Pour the cold sugar mixture over the snow and stir with a spatula until blended. Add another cup or two of snow if needed.
  • Serve immediately and freeze leftovers