10 Delicious Ice Cream Recipes That Make Having an Ice Cream Machine Worthwhile

Leave store-bought ice creams where they belong: at the store

10 Delicious Ice Cream Recipes That Make Having an Ice Cream Machine Worthwhile

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Sometimes, on those hot blazing summer days, we turn to a store-bought brand for a quick fix, but nothing tastes better than homemade ice cream.

Lemon Verbena Ice Cream

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This recipe has a unique flavor profile that goes well with a glass of wine. At your next wine tasting, pair this delicious ice cream with 2009 Robert Mondavi Woodbridge Moscato and let us know what you think.

One-Ingredient Ice Cream

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This is the simplest ice cream that you’re going to find; it only requires one ingredient. You can also add your favorite toppings, like nuts or chocolate chips.

Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jam Ice Cream

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Your favorite snack as a kid had to be peanut butter and jelly. Why not take those classic ingredients and put them in your ice cream? The kids will love it, and so will you.

Cookies and Cream with Marshmallow Ice Cream

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Who can resist cookies and cream ice cream? I know I can’t. What makes this one of our best ice cream flavors? It contains mini marshmallows!

Apple Tart with Cinnamon Ice Cream

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This decadent ice cream recipe goes perfectly with an apple tart. Buy the tart at the grocery store if you’d like, but make sure to make this tasty ice cream recipe with your ice cream machine. 

Mexican Baked Frozen Ice Cream

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Make a simple vanilla ice cream at home and turn it into a baked frozen ice cream. The ice cream gets coated with potato chips and drizzled with chocolate or honey sauce. Yes, please.

Banana Nice Cream

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This ice cream has three simple ingredients and won’t take you long to make at all.

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

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This recipe screams summer. It is a coconut, vanilla, rum ice cream that you’re sure to enjoy on a hot summer day.

Ice Cream Cake

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Make chocolate ice cream from scratch and turn it into ice cream cake. It’ll be a big hit at your next summer birthday party.

Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

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When you need a simple ice cream recipe to make at home, this is the one. Chocolate is always the way to go when you’re looking for something classic.