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We have snow!!

Not a lot of snow, compared to friends up north, but we have lots of swirly white flakes falling down! We don't have a lot of accumulation, so we didn't play a lot. My sister said in passing, "I wish we would get enough snow to make snow cream." We made it together growing up, so it's a fond memory. When we got off the phone, I looked outside, and we still had enough snow on the ground to make a small batch.

I didn't have evaporated milk to make my usual recipe, but I found a new one to try. Here is Mylessa's recipe from It wasy yummy yummy!!

1 gallon snow
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups milk

When it starts to snow, place a large, clean bowl outside to collect the flakes. When full, stir in sugar and vanilla to taste, then stir in just enough milk for the desired consistency. Serve at once.


Stephanie said…
Oh, how fun! I just found your blog recently and haven't heard of ANYONE else who also makes snow cream! I grew up in VA and my mom used to always make this for us. Now I live in IL (with PLENTY of snow!) and as soon as my kids see it snowing, snow cream is their first request!
Stephanie said…
My mom never really gave me a recipe for the snow cream. She just gave me the ingredients: Sugar, Vanilla, Evaporated Milk and ...obviously snow. I don't really have designated measurements. I just add a little of everything until it tastes good. ;-)
But I look forward to trying your designated measurements!
Sarah said…
Another good thing to try if you don't have evaporated milk is just sprinkling a kool-aid packet mixed with a cup of sugar over the now. It tastes SO good (especially for kids), and it changes the snows color in a fun way.

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