Ice Cream Making

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Today we decided we wanted to make our own ice cream flavours, we decided on the easy option of adding our ingredients to ready made ice cream and decorating our cones with chocolate and yummies.
We started by shopping for our ingredients, chocolate, wafer cones, soft scoop ice cream and sweeties…

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Whilst in Tescos we picked up some pots and lids from the salad bar…

20140731-211145-76305833.jpgwe melted our chocolate in a bowl over some steaming water..

20140731-211225-76345776.jpgwe then put our sprinkles and crushed nuts onto small plates so we could roll our chocolate covered cones in…

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20140731-211345-76425854.jpgeven the smallest members of the family had a go ๐Ÿ™‚

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We then placed them in some ice lolly moulds to keep them upright (you could use a glass) and put them in the fridge to harden..

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We then set about adding our ingredients to our ice cream, we mixed the ingredients in before the ice cream melted, scooped it into pots and returned to the freezer (we found soft scoop ice cream was the best to use as it didn’t need to thaw to enable us to mix it, it’s important to work quickly to avoid the ice cream melting as re freezing isn’t recommended) ..

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20140731-211755-76675747.jpgwhilst the our ice cream sat in the freezer we made labels for our pots..

20140731-211946-76786768.jpgonce we finished our labels we stuck them onto our pots using sticky tape.

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We then checked to see if our chocolate covered cones had set..

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We popped on a movie and scooped up our ice creams ๐Ÿ™‚

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