Process Essay: The Overuse Of Ice Cream

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Have you ever wondered how ice cream is made? It's actually a lot easier than you think. I started to think about this question when one day my family and I went to an ice cream place where their ice cream was homemade. It was called Grandma Pucci's and their ice cream is just so delicious. Each bite I took, the flavor just tasted better and better. It melted in my mouth no way any other ice cream had before. It was so soft and smooth. My favorite flavors to get there are mint n' chip and chocolate brownie. The chocolate brownie may be my favorite though because the chunks of brownies in it are so delicious and aren't hard and frozen, they were soft just like the ice cream its self. It's a bit pricey, which is why I don't go often but when I do go, I'm sure glad I made the decision. My dad is even a fan of the place because he loves to eat ice cream. I’m…show more content…
You can either purchase crushed ice or use the ice in your freezer and just crush it up yourself. To crush the ice, you can insert the ice into a plastic bag and gently bash the bag to break up the ice. Next, you will need to fill a large container halfway full with the crushed ice. Use a large container that can be tightly closed and won’t break easily when shaken around. You can buy an ice cream ball, which is made for this purpose but you can also use a large zip lock bag or large plastic jar instead. The container must be large enough to fit the ice cream mixture as well as the ice. Third, add 6 tablespoons of the rock salt to the ice, seal the container, and shake until the ice and salt has been mixed together. It may seem weird to add salt but the salt actually cools the ice down. Ice cream wont freeze in a container with regular ice, but the salt provides the colder temperature it needs. Rock salt may be sold as “ice cream salt”. If you use regular salt, the small grains may cool the mixture too fast and cause your ice cream to freeze

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