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How to make ice cream using liquid nitrogen

Science — like ice cream — is for everyone, says Department of Physics Outstanding Undergraduate Lily Whitler

ice cream

May 12, 2020

Lily Whitler, founder of ASU's Society for Women in Physical Sciences, demonstrates her super-easy ice cream recipe. Plus she gives us the scoop on the goal of her student organization to make science more inclusive.

Here's what you will need:

  • Metal bowl and spoon
  • Half-and-half (or coconut milk if you prefer vegan ice cream)
  • Vanilla extract
  • Sugar
  • Oreos or any other cookie or mix-in
  • Liquid nitrogen

Video by Yuxing Lei/ASU Now

Safety warning: Liquid nitrogen can burn your skin. Wear protective gloves and goggles.

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