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🍨 How to Make Dry Ice Ice Cream: A Fun and Easy Recipe 🍦

Learn how to make delicious dry ice ice cream at home with this easy recipe. Find out the ingredients you need and step-by-step instructions. Stay safe with proper precautions.

Dry Ice Ice Cream

You will need:

  • dry ice1kg (2.2lbs) of dry ice
  • whole milk500ml of whole milk
  • heavy cream250ml of heavy cream
  • sugar150g of sugar
  • vanilla extract2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • safety glovesSafety gloves
  • safety gogglesSafety goggles
  • large bowlLarge bowl
  • wooden spoonWooden spoon
  • ice cream scoopIce cream scoop


  1. Start by ensuring you are wearing safety gloves and goggles to protect your skin and eyes from the dry ice.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the whole milk, heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract.
  3. Crush the dry ice into a fine powder while still wearing your safety gear.
  4. Slowly add the crushed dry ice into the milk mixture, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon.
  5. Continue to add the dry ice and stir until the mixture thickens into an ice cream consistency.
  6. Once the ice cream is formed, stop adding dry ice and continue to stir until all the dry ice has sublimated.
  7. Use an ice cream scoop to serve the ice cream immediately.


Remember, never consume dry ice directly as it can cause severe burns. Always ensure all the dry ice has sublimated before consuming the ice cream.

Who knew that the secret to making the creamiest, most indulgent ice cream was hiding in a block of dry ice? Yes, you heard it right! With this innovative Dry Ice Ice Cream recipe, you can whip up a batch of homemade ice cream that will rival your favorite store-bought brands. Not only is this a delicious treat, but it's also a fantastic way to explore the fascinating science behind dry ice.

Before we dive into the process, it's critical to understand the safety precautions when handling dry ice. Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide and is extremely cold. It can cause severe burns if it comes into direct contact with your skin or eyes. That's why it's crucial to wear safety gloves and goggles when handling dry ice. For more details, check out our in-depth guide to buying and storing dry ice near you.

Once you've got your safety gear on, it's time to start making the ice cream. The recipe is simple and requires basic ingredients like whole milk, heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract. The magic happens when you add the dry ice. It instantly freezes the mixture, creating a smooth and creamy texture that's hard to achieve with traditional ice cream making methods.

If you're wondering where to buy dry ice, we've got you covered. Dry Icy is your one-stop solution for all your dry ice needs. We offer high-quality dry ice that's perfect for this recipe and other fun activities you might want to try.

Once you've mastered this recipe, why not experiment with different flavors? You could try making a matcha ice cream for a refreshing summer treat, or a dairy-free version using our vegan ice cream recipes. The possibilities are endless!

So, ready to impress your friends and family with your homemade dry ice ice cream? Remember, the key is to ensure all the dry ice has sublimated before serving. Now, put on your safety gear, grab your ingredients, and let's get churning!