As of 2014, McDonald's indicates that its ice cream is made of milk, sugar, cream, nonfat milk solids, corn syrup solids and artificial vanilla flavor. It also includes mono- and diglycerides, guar gum, dextrose, sodium citrate, sodium phosphate, carrageenan, disodium phosphate, cellulose gum and vitamin A palmitate.Know More
The ice cream is available in a cone serving, which has 170 calories, 4.5 grams of fat and 27 grams of carbohydrates. This serving has 150 milligrams of calcium, which is about 15 percent of the recommended daily value.
McDonald's also uses the ice cream in its McCafé shake, along with a flavored shake syrup, whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. The McCafé shakes are available in vanilla, chocolate or strawberry.Learn more about Food Facts
According to the University of California - Santa Barbra, ice cream will melt at about 31 degrees Fahrenheit or -3 degrees Celsius. The freezing point of water is about 32 degrees Fahrenheit, but the ice cream is affected by the salt content. Adding salt to a liquid lowers the freezing point of the substance.Full Answer >
While some dogs can eat ice cream without experiencing any issues, other dogs are lactose intolerant. These dogs may experience gas, diarrhea or vomiting after consuming ice cream.Full Answer >
Spumoni ice cream is a traditional Italian dessert and is made up of layers of ice cream. The original recipe involves an ice cream filled with either nuts or fruit that is placed around a sponge cake.Full Answer >
Sweet corn and basil ice cream, ice-cream-maker-free chocolate ice cream and salted caramel ice cream are some recipes for making ice cream. Most ice cream recipes require the use of an ice cream maker.Full Answer >