How to Make Homemade Snow Cream


When is the last time you made homemade Snow Cream? If your weather is anything like ours lately, you’ve had lots of opportunities to make this simple creamy dessert snack! And it doesn’t even have to be bad for you! Take a look at these tips for making homemade snow cream and then see how some people are making some delicious variations!


How to Make Homemade Snow Cream

Make sure you use Clean Snow

Remember the old saying “Never Eat Yellow Snow”? That is never more true than when you start to make snow cream. Snow Cream is a delicious winter treat, but you must make sure you collect the right snow.

We have a Yorkie who doesn’t like the snow but still must go out. It’s very obvious where he has been in our yard this past week. And you don’t want to get old snow!

Use a small bowl to scrape off the top layer of snow to bring inside for your snow cream.

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Gather your Ingredients

There are many variations for making snow cream but it all boils down to several simple ingredients. You need something to make it creamy and something to make it sweet. You mix it all together and serve quickly.

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Typical Snow Cream Recipe

Easy Snow Cream
Author: Sharon Williams
Prep time:
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Create Snow Cream out of Fresh Winter Snow
  • Milk
  • Snow
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla
  1. Gather a big bowl of fresh snow.
  2. Add enough sugar to make it sweet
  3. Add about 2 tsp Vanilla
  4. Pour in enough milk to give it a creamy consistency.
  5. Enjoy!

Sugar Free Snow Cream

Jessica from Mom 4 Real asked the question “When life gives you snow, what do you make? Snow Cream of course!


Other Variations

Some people use Creamer, hot chocolate packets, peppermint extract, strawberry flavoring, maple sugar…. I have another friend who is planning to make their own Italian Ice!

How about Cake Batter Snow Cream?


Or Chocolate Peanut Butter Snow Cream?


How do you make Snow Cream? I’d love to hear, because I think we’re going to be making plenty more snow cream before Spring arrives in Kentucky!

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