Snowballs for the Stage

Theodore G. Ohl

 

INGREDIENTS

One Personal-size Bar of Ivory® Soap

One Cup of Cold Water

EQUIPMENT

Cheese Grater

Blender

Electric Mixer

Ice Cream Scoop

Coarsely grate the soap. Place the cold water, then the grated soap, into the blender, and immediately liquefy the mixture for 2 to 4 seconds or until it is foamy. Avoid blending for too long a time (that is, until the soap is completely dissolved), as the soap mixture must still have a bit of texture to whip properly. Snowballs that have been blended too well will be rubbery and not break convincingly on impact. Pour the blended soap into a bowl and beat on high speed until the mixture “peaks,” having a meringue-like consistency. Using the ice cream scoop, dish the ...

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