8 Easy Ice Creams You Can Make Without a Machine (Slideshow)

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Just because you don’t have an ice cream machine, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy homemade ice cream this summer
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Chocoholics everywhere agree that chocolate ice cream is an essential summertime treat. Now you can make it at home with just two ingredients, no ice cream machine needed!

Chocolate Ice Cream

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Chocoholics everywhere agree that chocolate ice cream is an essential summertime treat. Now you can make it at home with just two ingredients, no ice cream machine needed!

Lemon Ice Cream

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This light and refreshing lemon ice cream uses freshly-squeezed lemon juice and lemon zest for extra citrus flavor. You can easily substitute lime, orange, or grapefruit juice and zest if you’d like to change the flavor.

Lavender Ice Cream

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Fresh lavender and white wine gives this exquisite ice cream a unique and sophisticated flavor. No one will believe it’s homemade!   

Mango Ice Cream

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This mango ice cream is almost as good as a trip to the tropics; it’s loaded with fresh mango and rich coconut cream. 

Cannoli Ice Cream

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This creamy ice cream gets its authentic cannoli flavor from the addition of ricotta cheese and heavy whipping cream. For extra texture, try sprinkling it with crushed pieces of cannoli shell.

Avocado Ice Cream

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Avocado and ice cream make a great pair; the creaminess of the avocado enhances the ice cream’s texture and flavor while lending a hint of color.

Banana Ice Cream

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This ice cream can’t be stored in the freezer. If you can’t eat it all in one sitting, try freezing the ice cream base in ice cube trays; that way, you can purée the desired amount whenever you’re craving banana ice cream.


Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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Adding whipped cream to this mint chocolate chip ice cream gives it a light and airy texture. It also eliminates the need to stir the ice cream as it freezes.