Mountain Dew Ice Cream

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Calling all the Mountain Dew lovers…the Mountain Dew Ice cream recipe is here!

With the fantastic selection of mountain dew flavors up the aisles in your local favorite store, why don’t you make the most of them while you can?

My favorite way to make this fun ice cream is to kick it higher and do a swirl.

Three different flavors to keep my palate guessing and blown away…Delicious!

If you didn’t know, Mountain Dew Ice cream is a thing.

An exciting twist to a perfect treat that gives you a guaranteed caffeine kick-start.

The good news is that you don’t need an ice cream machine.

You only require heavy cream, food coloring (for that extra pop of color), sweet condensed milk, and the star of the show, Mountain Dew.

This recipe gives an unexpected teaser to your palate, bringing you back to simpler, happier times.

This recipe is a keeper if you want to make ice cream in little time, especially if you have zero patience and want something quick to snack on.

But first, let’s get a little bit into the Mountain Dew history, which is our main ingredient in the recipe.

History

Mountain Dew, perhaps one of the most heavily relied on caffeine boosters, was started by two brothers, Barney and Ally, in the 1940s.

The two brothers ran the Hartman Beverage Co. of Knoxville, a beer and Pepsi Cola bottling plant.

Oddly enough, the two brothers couldn’t find a lemon-lime soda they could use as a mixer for cocktails since their new city only sold soft drinks regionally at the time.

With the help of William Jones from Tip Corp. In Marion, Virginia, they formulated a simple, precise lemon-lime mixer they casually called Mountain Dew.

They later nicknamed the drink moonshine.

They labeled the drink like 7UP style and reserved it for their consumption.

The brothers eventually decided to package their drink in green bottles and began selling it as Mountain Dew in 1946, which was a major flop.

However, the Tri-city Beverage Co. in Johnson City, Tennessee, liked the mountain dew promotion idea, even though the sales were non-existent.

In 1958, Bill Bridgeforth took over the business and came up with a lemonade soda called Tri-city lemonade.

In 1960, finally, the design and flavor of the lemonade soda began to mesh.

He packaged his lemonade soda into Mountain Dew’s green bottles, and the sales hit the roof.

Meanwhile, three years before, in 1957, the Minges Bottling Group, a Pepsi bottler in Lumberton, NC, had purchased the Tip Corp., including the rights to the Mountain Dew brand.

The Minges encouraged its parent company, Pepsi, to take a chance on Mountain Dew.

The Minges family took the idea, and after years of success, the Pepsi-Cola company bought the brand on September 2, 1964.

Today, the mountain dew brand stands at the No. 1 trademark brand for the Minges Bottling Group.

Now, let’s get you straight to the fun part, making the Mountain Dew Ice cream with the least ingredients.

Recipe

We can all agree that the fewer the ingredients means an easy time in the kitchen, but that doesn’t translate to skipping on flavor.

This is straight- to -the -point delicious recipe that anyone can follow and become a pro instantly.

We will add a little fun twist to our ice cream and make a Mountain Dew ice cream swirl.

This is adding 2-3 flavors of mountain dew to get a beautiful and distinctively creamy combination out of the ordinary.

This recipe allows you to get creative and add any of your preferred mountain dew flavors to make your unique ice cream swirl.

Ingredients:

    2 cups heavy whipping cream

 

    1 Can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk

 

    2 Cups each of preferred mountain dew flavor (I used the regular, code red, and voltage)

 

    2 Drops of food coloring (I used green food coloring, blue food coloring) and one drop of yellow food coloring

 

Method:

1.    Start by preparing the flavors of your ice cream, which are the three mountain dew drinks. In a heavy pot, boil each of your mountain dew for at least 10 minutes separately until it reaches 105 degrees Celsius. This step boils down some of the water, making it more decadent and flavorful.

2.    This process will reduce the mountain dew to half its size, leaving you with one cup of each flavor. Now turn off your heat and let it sit till it gets to room temperature. Repeat the same step to the other two flavors.

3.    Grab a bowl that’s been chilling in the freezer (the colder the bowl, the better) for a few hours to blend your already chilled heavy cream. Whisk it up using a hand mixer until it’s nice and firm.

4.    Add in the sweetened condensed milk and fold the two together. Do not over mix. Carefully fold it in using a spatula.

5.    Divide your mixture into three separate bowls equally. After dividing all the ice cream bases into equal parts, start adding each flavor to their respective bowl.

6.    Start with the code red at room temperature, add two drops of red food color (for a richer red coloring), fold gently, and set aside.

7.    Take the other bowls and repeat the same steps. For the bowl with the regular flavoring, add two drops of green food color and one drop of yellow food color to achieve a perfect neon green shade.

8.    Carefully pour each of your mixtures into a freezer-safe container. Take your spatula and give your ice cream mix a nice gentle swirl of different colors.

9.    Take your cling wrap and press it down gently to touch the ice cream base. This will help prevent your ice cream from getting a freezer burn.

10.    Cover your ice cream container with the lid and pop it in the freezer for at least 6 hours or overnight.

11.    Scoop it out and serve.

Health Benefits

1.    Mountain dew can extend the average human life by ten years if taken in significant quantities.

2.    Mountain dew has been known to lengthen the life of lab rats for years and is also upcoming cancer treatment.

9 out of 10 medical students propose mountain dew for fighting diseases and extending your life.

3.    According to WebMD, mountain dew helps fight bacterial infections.

Mountain dew has been known to help you get over your common cold 200% faster.

If you struggle with long-term allergies, Mountain dew helps clear that too.

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Serving size

1

Calories

340

Fat

22g

Saturated Fat

15g

Unsaturated Fat

0g

Trans Fat

0g

Carbohydrates

35g

Sugar

30g

Sodium

50mg

Fiber

0g

Protein

2g

Cholesterol

80mg

These nutritional facts show how much one nutrient in a single Mountain Dew ice cream scoop contributes to a daily diet.

Three hundred forty calories per cup are used for general nutrition advice.

FAQs

Q: How do you make a Mountain Dew Ice cream float?

A: Scoop the amount of ice cream you like on your bowl or glass. Take your mountain dew and pour over your ice cream to a level that suits you. There you have it, your delicious float.

Q: What is the difference between mountain dew ice cream and Gelato?

A: While both are popular frozen treats, mountain dew ice cream is airier and has a higher fat content. On the other hand, Gelato is softer and made with much less fat.

Q: What can I use to substitute heavy whipping cream in the Mountain dew ice cream?

A: Nearly all milk can work in this recipe. You can substitute half-and-half for the whipping cream. The idea is to have ingredients with a high-fat content for that rich, creamier texture when cooled.

Q: Do I need an ice cream machine for this recipe?

A: This recipe doesn’t require an ice cream maker. You can use a stand or hand mixer to whip your heavy cream, then fold the rest of your ingredients using a regular spatula.

Q: What are some of the mountain dew flavors you can use for your ice cream?

A: Some of the top 5 flavors you can choose from are; the regular, code red, Baja blast, voltage, and spark. You can try blending some of these flavors for a surprisingly delicious ice cream swirl.

Now you know why the buzz around the mountain dew ice cream is a significant boost for all-weather enjoyment.

This ice cream is so tasty and flavorful you’ll hardly be concerned that it’s chilly outside.

There’s nothing as exciting as having more room for dessert, and this ice cream hits the spot every time.

What’s more exciting is that a single scoop of this ice cream has calories you can quickly get rid of in a day.

A quick morning run, and everything goes back to normal.

Get your creative juices rolling, pick your favorite flavors, and start working on your exciting combo for less than 30 minutes.

It’s also an inexpensive way to make a huge batch of dessert for when you’re hosting.

Besides, what’s the point of mountain dew ice cream without an audience to show off to?

Mountain Dew Ice Cream

Mountain Dew Ice Cream

Calling all the Mountain Dew lovers…the Mountain Dew Ice cream recipe is here!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 464 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Can milk
  • 2 Cup mountain dew
  • 2 Drop food coloring

Instructions
 

  • Start by preparing the flavors of your ice cream, which are the three mountain dew drinks. In a heavy pot, boil each of your mountain dew for at least 10 minutes separately until it reaches 105 degrees Celsius. This step boils down some of the water, making it more decadent and flavorful.
  • This process will reduce the mountain dew to half its size, leaving you with one cup of each flavor. Now turn off your heat and let it sit till it gets to room temperature. Repeat the same step to the other two flavors.
  • Grab a bowl that’s been chilling in the freezer (the colder the bowl, the better) for a few hours to blend your already chilled heavy cream. Whisk it up using a hand mixer until it’s nice and firm.
  • Add in the sweetened condensed milk and fold the two together. Do not over mix. Carefully fold it in using a spatula.
  • Divide your mixture into three separate bowls equally. After dividing all the ice cream bases into equal parts, start adding each flavor to their respective bowl.
  • Start with the code red at room temperature, add two drops of red food color (for a richer red coloring), fold gently, and set aside.
  • Take the other bowls and repeat the same steps. For the bowl with the regular flavoring, add two drops of green food color and one drop of yellow food color to achieve a perfect neon green shade.
  • Carefully pour each of your mixtures into a freezer-safe container. Take your spatula and give your ice cream mix a nice gentle swirl of different colors.
  • Take your cling wrap and press it down gently to touch the ice cream base. This will help prevent your ice cream from getting a freezer burn.
  • Cover your ice cream container with the lid and pop it in the freezer for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  • Scoop it out and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 464kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 4gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 29gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 136mgSodium: 54mgPotassium: 129mgFiber: 1gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 1764IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 93mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Mountain Dew Ice Cream
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