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Ice Cream Wars

Ice Cream Wars is the Da Vinci Science Center’s wintry celebration of liquid nitrogen ice cream. Teams mix creative ice cream flavors before adding liquid nitrogen as a freezing agent. Visitors taste the flavors and choose their favorite flavor. Each team represents a partner company and is coached by a Da Vinci Science Center staff member.

How It Happens

While liquid nitrogen stands at negative 320 degrees Fahrenheit, it evaporates quickly when mixed with the ice cream ingredients. The smooth, creamy ice cream is safe to eat in approximately five minutes. Ice Cream Wars also features Judges’ Awards for spirit, sportsmanship, and creativity.


Ice Cream Wars 6.0: 401! Creative Takes Second Title

The team from 401! Creative took championship honors at Ice Cream Wars 6.0, topping the largest field in the event’s history and notching its second championship in three years. ATAS International, Inc., finished as runner-up and Just Born finished in third place. Ice Cream Wars 6.0 was hosted by Will Lewis of WFMZ 69 News.

Ice Cream Wars 6.0 Teams


Ice Cream Wars Champion Teams

6.0: 401!, 401! Creative
5.0: Team Kilowatt, PPL Corporation
4.0: 401!, 401! Creative
3.0: Daddy and the Three Js, Da Vinci Science Center
2.0: Bean Town Brats, Da Vinci Science Center
1.0: Vanilla Ice, Da Vinci Science Center

Ice Cream Wars Winning Recipes

6.0: Four-Oh-Waffle – Mini chocolate chips, bite-sized waffles, maple syrup, strawberries
5.0: Coal Cookie Crunch – Vanilla, Oreo cookies, chocolate syrup, marshmallow cream
4.0: Strawberry Cookie Crunch – Vanilla, fresh strawberries, red food coloring, Oreo cookies
3.0: Rainbow Ripple – Oreo cookies, food coloring, and caramel (mystery ingredient)
2.0: Oreo Cheesecake – Oreo cookies, strawberry cheesecake
1.0: Cool Vanilla – Vanilla extract

Ice Cream Wars 7.0

Ice Cream Wars 7.0 will be held on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.
Contact @DSC: Dennis Zehner, 4848.664.1002, Ext. 112

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