Astronaut Ice Cream


1 Carton of Ice Cream frozen solid

Freeze Drying Ice Cream requires you to work fast to keep the ice cream frozen

Astronaut Ice Cream

Sep 30, 2022Brian Witmer
Contributed By: Live. Life. Simple.

1 Carton of Ice Cream fills 1 medium tray*



  1. Peel container off
  2. Cut your very frozen ice cream into slices, (wear gloves, ice cream is cold) or use an ice cream scoop to put dollops of ice cream on your tray.
  3. Place on a prefrozen tray
  4. Freeze in the freezer until frozen solid
  5. Make sure your freeze dryer is below freezing before putting trays in the freeze dryer
  6. Freeze Dry
  7. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)


Cycle Time:

My cycle time was about 22 hours


Not intended

* Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray

Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary.


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