Make Your Own Astronaut Ice Cream

By Jason Fitzpatrick on February 8th, 2012

Why limit your enjoyment of astronaut ice cream to museum gift shops? This how-to guide will help you craft some in your work shop.

Even if you have no intention of making you own, the above video is a detailed look at exactly how one goes about turning ice cream into freeze-dried ice cream. It’s a fascinating process that involves vacuum pumping, some dry ice, and more than a bit of willingness to go above and beyond your average culinary hack in the pursuit of a delicious treat.

[via Craft]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 02/8/12
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