Mountain Dew Ice Cream!

Friday, July 7, 2017



My boyfriend and I like to cook. It's something we've gotten in the habit of doing, and I absolutely love it. He also finds the best recipes, so when we were driving in the car one day and he showed me a recipe on YouTube for Mountain Dew ice cream...you bet I was excited.

So, first of all, why Mountain Dew? Why soda? Wouldn't that be hard to mix together in ice cream? Well, you'd be surprised. And you'd also be surprised to find out that you don't even need an ice cream maker or even an ice cream attachment for your mixer for this recipe. All you really need is a standing or hand mixer.

Also, if you don't like mountain dew, no worries! Substitute your favorite 2-liter bottle of soda and any food coloring (In fact, we made a Dr. Pepper version of this that was PHENOMENAL). That being said, let's get right to this!

Mountain Dew Ice Cream

You will need the following:
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 bottle (2-liter) of Mountain Dew
  • Green food coloring (optional...it gives it a great seafoam color)
  • 1 large metal or glass bowl (can be the metal bowl in your standing mixer)
  • Standing or hand-mixer
  • 1-2 plastic containers with lids
  • Plastic wrap

1. Prepare your ice cream bowl by freezing your it for a few hours (four should be fine...you need a cold surface to mix with).

2. Next, add your heavy whipping cream to your frozen bowl. Beat the heavy whipping cream until it forms stiff peaks.

3. Once you have your cream ready, fold in the sweetened condensed milk.

4. Now, the fun part. Add your Mountain Dew. The original recipe my boyfriend and I used only called for one cup, but we used 1 and a half liters at the end of it just to get more of a soda taste. Just know that the more soda you add, the more volume of ice cream you will have. Fold that soda into your cream and condensed milk mixture.

5. At this point, add your food coloring if you would like.

6. Get your plastic containers out. Take your mixture and pour it in said containers. Once they are filled, take plastic wrap and set it on the surface (not too taut, just enough to cover). Place lids and freeze overnight.

7. After a good sleep and freezing, enjoy your new ice cream! It should be a light texture that should scoop out easily. Add soda to your ice cream to make amazing floats.

Hope you enjoyed this recipe! Let me know if y'all try this. :)

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