Galaxy Ice Cream

Prepare to embark on a celestial adventure with this easy, no-churn Galaxy Ice Cream! Packed with the delicious flavors of strawberry and vanilla and swirling with vibrant galaxy colors, this ice cream is as delightful to look at as it is to devour. Perfect for space-themed parties or just a unique treat to spice up your dessert repertoire!


  • Heavy whipping cream: 4 cups
  • Sweetened condensed milk: 2 cans (14 oz each)
  • Strawberry frosting: 1/2 container
  • Vanilla extract: 1 tbsp
  • Food coloring: Black, pink, teal, purple (Wilton Gel recommended)
  • Galaxy sprinkles


  1. Whip the Cream:
    • In a chilled bowl, whip the heavy cream to stiff peaks using a stand mixer or a hand mixer.
  2. Mix the Base:
    • Gently fold in the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract into the whipped cream, taking care not to deflate the mixture.
  3. Add Color and Flavor:
    • Divide the ice cream base into four separate containers.
    • Stir the strawberry frosting into one of the bowls.
    • Add a different food coloring to each of the bowls to create the vibrant galaxy colors.
  4. Layer and Swirl:
    • Spoon the colored creams into a loaf pan, alternating the colors to create a marbled galaxy effect.
    • Use a skewer or the handle of a spoon to gently swirl the colors together, enhancing the galaxy appearance.
  5. Freeze:
    • Top the mixture with galaxy sprinkles for an extra cosmic touch.
    • Cover the pan with plastic wrap or foil and freeze for at least 6 hours, until firm.
  6. Serve:
    • Once fully set, scoop the ice cream and serve immediately, delighting in the cosmic journey of flavors and colors.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Freezing Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

Tips for Perfect Galaxy Ice Cream:

  • Ensure that your mixing bowl and beaters are very cold before you start whipping the cream to achieve the best volume and firmness.
  • Adjust the amount of strawberry frosting according to your taste preference; reduce it if you desire a firmer texture.
  • Be creative with your color swirls to make each scoop uniquely galactic.

This Galaxy Ice Cream is not just a treat but an experience, perfect for bringing a bit of the cosmos into your kitchen. Enjoy this creamy, dreamy delight at your next party or as a special dessert that’s out of this world! 🚀✨

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