How to make your own breast milk ice cream

How to make your own breast milk ice cream

Curious about breast milk ice cream? Here's what you need to make your own!

In 2011, the London ice cream parlor Icecreamists launched their controversial ice cream flavor called “Baby Gaga.” Why did it raise such a fuss? It was made of breast milk. They began with breast milk from one woman, but is now sourced from multiple women.

The ice cream is screened in line with hospital standards, then blended with vanilla and lemon zest.

breast milk ice cream

Photo: Dreamstime

“The Baby Gaga tastes creamy and rich. No-one’s done anything interesting with ice cream in the last hundred years,” founder Matt O’Connor told The Daily Mail in 2011. “We’ve come up with a method of infusing ice-cream with breast milk. We wanted to completely reinvent it. And by using breast milk we’ve definitely given it a one hundred percent makeover. Its just one of a dozen radical new flavors we’ve invented. We want to change the way people think about ice cream.”

Click to the next page to find out how to make your own breast milk ice cream.

You can actually use breast milk as a substitute in any recipe requiring milk, but if you want to make a large amount of breast milk ice cream, it’s highly unlikely that you’d be able to pump the amount you’ll need.

breast milk ice cream

Photo: joyosity on Flickr

Here are the ingredients and materials you need for one serving of breast milk ice cream:

  • ½ cup breast milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 cups crushed ice
  • 4 tablespoons salt
  • 1 standard-sized coffee can
  • 1 economy-sized coffee can
  • Hand towel or gloves (to protect your fingers)

For the whole recipe, visit Wonder How To.

READ: 6 Surprising recipes you can make out of breast milk

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