Homemade ice cream is special, as is hanging out with friends and family while making it. Choose an ice-cream recipe here and then settle in for a lazy afternoon with friends and family.
When temperatures climb and the daylight hours stretch long into the evening, you can bet the "lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer" are here. And what better way to mark the most relaxing part of the year than to break out the ice cream maker and learn how to make homemade ice cream? Different than store bought varieties, homemade ice cream tends to have a softer consistency. It's also cheaper per serving, allows you the opportunity to use purer ingredients (and leave out preservatives or other additives) and offers great potential for experimenting with flavors and add-ins.
Five ingredients and no cooked-custard base: Homemade ice cream doesnt get any easier!
This refreshing dessert can also be served as a palate cleanser between courses to give your next dinner party added panache.
Granny Smith or other tart apples work best in this flavorful egg-based ice cream.
We blended classic s'more flavors in one ridiculously decadent milk shake. The recipe offers several ingredient variations, such as peanut butter, malted milk powder or cinnamon graham crackers, so it's easy to adapt the shake to your flavor preference.
Try one or all of the many variations of basic ice cream. Make a new favorite every time!
This quickie sorbet recipe from the Michigan Cherry Committee is perfect for those muggy nights when you crave a fast, healthy treat.
Fresh mint gives this dessert a cool burst of flavor. Add a few grains of salt to the infused cream mixture to bring out additional sweetness.
Whether you choose vanilla or any of the other flavor options in this recipe, your family won't be able to resist this frozen dessert.