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Soft Serve Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe - Prep4Life

Soft Serve Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe


Who says you can't have ice cream when you're camping? Indulge in the creamy goodness of Soft Serve Vanilla Ice Cream, the perfect frozen treat for your camping adventures. With just a few simple steps, you can enjoy delicious ice cream right at your campsite. Start by blending freeze-dried ice cream into a powder and storing it in a jar. Then, add the recommended amount of water according to the freeze-drying instructions and shake well to mix. Place the jar in your cooler under some ice and wait just one hour for the magic to happen. Before you know it, you'll be savoring smooth and creamy soft serve ice cream, ready to satisfy your sweet cravings under the stars. With this easy and convenient method, camping desserts have never been more delightful!


Freeze dried ice cream


  1. Blend freeze dried ice cream into a powder.
  2. Put your freeze-dried ice cream in a jar.
  3. Add the recommended amount of water from the freeze drying instructions below.
  4. Shake up the jar to mix well.
  5. Place the jar in your cooler under some ice.
  6. Wait one hour you’ll have delicious soft serve ice cream.


  1. Place scoops of ice cream evenly on trays lined with silicone mats. We like to use a small cookie scoop to make dollops. Make note of the weight of the trays with food.
  2. Process according to freeze-dryer instructions.
  3. When finished freeze-drying, note the weight of the trays. The difference in weight of the trays before and after freeze-drying is the recommended amount of water needed to reconstitute the dish.

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