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Sanitizing Margarita Machine

The Importance of Cleaning Your Spaceman Frozen Beverage Machine Maintenance on your Spaceman frozen beverage machine is a straightforward but crucial process to follow. Many of the delicious frozen drinks that are served from your Spaceman frozen beverage machine have high amounts of sugar content – typically 12-20%. The sugar in your frozen drink mix will build up inside of your Spaceman frozen beverage machine if not properly cleaned on a regular basis. This sugar build up will cause excessive wear on your frozen beverage machine drastically reducing its serviceable lifespan and increasing service costs and downtime. To ensure that your Spaceman frozen beverage machine is always operating at its best your machine should be cleaned weekly at minimum. If you are using a dairy based product you should refer to your local health code guidelines for cleaning intervals. You can find step-by-step instructions on cleaning your Spaceman frozen beverage…

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Valentines frozen treat recipes

Valentine’s Day Frozen Treat ideas Valentine’s Day Frozen Treat Ideas: Pink Frose, Milkshake, and Cotton Candy Soft Serve Ice Cream Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Spaceman frozen treat machine!  The recipes below are sure to please and tantalize the senses.  Frosé is a wine based slushie, or frozen cocktail, made using Rosé Wine.  It has gained popularity in bars and restaurants because it’s a great tasting, fun drink – it’s pink, frozen, beautiful, and boozy!  Our Red Velvet Milkshake recipe uses Oatly vanilla soft serve ice cream base, which is a great non-dairy alternative, and trust us, it’s tasty, smooth, and creamy!  Finally, we had to include Pink Cotton Candy soft serve ice cream for our valentines suggestion – this ice cream is velvety smooth, sweet, rich, and visually stunning.  Here is your guide to serving up sweet frozen treats with love… Everlasting Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Ingredients: 1 bottle (64…

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Straus Family Creamery

Straus vanilla and chocolate soft serve ice cream Straus Vanilla and chocolate ice cream testing using spaceman gravity fed and pressurized soft serve machines. Straus Family Creamery For over 25 years, Straus Family Creamery has been synonymous with premium organic dairy, and a commitment to sustainable practices. Straus soft serve mix is a premix liquid which is made exclusively for use in soft serve machines. The creamy texture and pure dairy taste are sure to delight ice cream fans nationwide!  Straus uses simple, all organic, ingredients including milk, cream, sugar, and egg yolks.  Finally, they add a plant-based stabilizer and combine it with either vanilla or dutch chocolate— creating a rich, creamy texture with 8% butterfat.  You can find their product in many premium quick service restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops on the west coast. Each month, Spaceman gets various samples of soft serve mix.  We do this so that we have…

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Soft Serve and Frozen Beverage Machine Winterization Guide Soft Serve and Frozen Beverage Machine Winterization and Extended Storage Guide Often, customers will elect to winterize their soft serve or frozen beverage machine, especially in areas that are heavily seasonal and the machines are only utilized in the summer or warm months.  This article explains the proper steps to take to winterize your Spaceman Soft Serve or Frozen Beverage machine with the best success for use in future years. Extended Storage / Winterization Steps Follow the operator instructions to fully disassemble, clean, and rinse all of the parts of your Spaceman machine.  Use a mild detergent and rinse the parts in clean water.   Ensure all parts are clean of all lubrication and allow to dry completely. Warning:  Do NOT allow sanitizer or any cleaning solution to sit in the machine hopper, cylinder, or on any machine parts for extended periods of…

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With Spring around the corner, boozy milkshakes are making their comeback! With Spring and Summer around the corner, boozy milkshakes are making their comeback! Here is your guide to serving this sweet treat… Boozy Banana Cream Pie Milkshake Yield: 8 ounces Ingredients: 2 bananas, diced 8oz fresh vanilla soft serve 2oz graham crackers, broken into pieces 2oz whipped cream flavored vodka 1 tablespoon light cream 2oz whipped cream Graham cracker crumbs for garnish Instructions: Place the bananas, soft serve ice cream, vodka and light cream in a spindle mixer. Blend until smooth. Add graham crackers and whipped cream and pulse a few times to combine. Add additional vodka for taste (or extra booziness). Pour into mason jars or milkshake glasses and garnish with additional whipped cream and graham cracker crumbs. Boozy S’mores Shake Yield: 8 ounces Ingredients: 2 bananas, diced 8oz fresh vanilla soft serve 2oz graham crackers, broken into…

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