Do you have a fairy princess living in your house? We definitely do! Are you looking for a simple dessert that will make her eyes sparkle and her imagination run wild? Try this magical unicorn ice cream, the next ice cream in our Ice ice, Baby! Series.
The best bit: kids can help
Miss M loved making this magical unicorn ice cream with me. A
Miss M helped pour the cream and condensed milk into the bowl, and chose and mixed the colours. Finally, she was responsible for the overabundance of glitter and unicorns. When the other kids at kindergarten heard that Miss M “made it herself,” they wanted me to come in and make some more with them.
Why is Germany different?
Trust me, I have asked myself that so many times. On many levels, there are no differences. However, there are some significant differences, particularly in baking and in some areas that you would not expect.
Germany does not have whipping cream. The normal cream is quite runny, like very rich milk. Instead, if you want whipped cream, you buy a packet of cream stabiliser and add it to the cream you want to whip.
Fortunately, they do have double cream here. In order to get the right consistency, I combined the German cream with double cream. If you do not have this problem, just go ahead and use whipping cream.
The ice cream is a simplified vanilla ice cream (and it is wonderful and simple on its own). Once mixed, it is separated into smaller amounts and coloured, before being combined then swirled together.
I used gel food colouring to get nice bright colours without making things runny. I also found some little unicorn cake sprinkles, which Miss M went a little overboard on. Add the edible gold glitter and you have something to behold!
Why not mermaid ice cream? Or galactic ice cream? 4th of July?
The beauty of this magical unicorn ice cream is that it is so flexible. It does not have to be a unicorn, it can be anything your, or your little one’s heart desires.
You can also find mermaid, galaxy and Frozen sprinkles. Change up the colours and the theme and you can make this any type of ice cream you want. Try some of these alternatives:
- Blue, green, teal and purple ice cream, with fish and star sprinkles and glitter would be great mermaid ice cream.
- Black, grey, white and yellow ice cream with glitter and stars would definitely suit a Star Wars party. Alternatively, swap to blue, red and green, the colours of the light sabres.
- Looking for something for a 4th of July party? How about red, white and blue ice cream stripes with stars and a bit of glitter for good measure? You could freeze some raspberries and blueberries in between layers to make it healthier.
- What about pink and blue ice cream for a baby shower or gender reveal party? You could foreseeably also hide your gender clue in the ice cream.
This ice cream can be adjusted to suit whatever you are celebrating!
Make some magical unicorn ice cream with your little one!
If you are looking for something to make with your little one, which tastes good, doesn’t take much time and is very fun, look no further. It really will make your child’s eyes sparkle in delight. He or she will also feel so proud that they can make it almost without assistance.
Choose your theme and make some today!
Still trying to decide which ice cream to make? Check out the other flavours in our Ice ice, Baby series. Don’t forget to try the free quiz to find out what your ice cream choices say about you.