(jell AH toe) A rich, smooth, frozen dessert made with milk, sweetener, and egg yolks. This Italian favorite is similar to ice cream, but is firmer and not as sweet. Sometimes gelato is called custard cream.


  1. Strawberry Gelato

    Italian gelato is made with milk rather than cream, making this dessert lower in fat than most ice creams.

  2. So-Good Gelato

    Name your pleasure! This six-in-one recipe for Italian ice cream gives you all kinds of flavoring options. One flavor will do--but serving a combo will really wow guests.

  3. Very Raspberry Frappe

    The ratio of fruit to milk to gelato in this recipe is balanced to make a drink that's too thick for a straw but perfect for a spoon. Substitute your favorite fruits if you like.

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  1. Ice Cream Morphs into New Gelato Brand: Food News

    Mon, 6 May 2013

    announced it is coming out with a new line of gelato that will “transport consumers to Italy with every ..... ribbons of sea salt caramel blended with caramel gelato ); Black Cherry Amaretto Gelato (a blend of black cherries with Amaretto); and Limoncello

  2. Tiramisu, Gelato & 8 Other Easy Italian Dessert Recipes

    Tue, 16 Apr 2013

    Quick! Say tiramisu! Now zabaglione! The subject today is Italian desserts. Good, that’s settled.   Now that I have your attention, I want you to know that you can find tiramisu-flavored chocolate bars in Japan. (Stick with me here!)  I bought one once, but only for the label. Was it regular ...

  3. Be Your Own Ice Cream Truck: Homemade Frozen Treats

    Thu, 17 Jul 2014

    Enjoy homemade frozen treats including ice cream, gelato , sorbets, and more with these easy recipes. Bonus: Some don't even require an ice cream machine!

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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Creamy Peppermint & Dark Chocolate Chip Gelato Recipe

    Tue, 2 Feb 2016

    Creamy peppermint gelato with bits of dark chocolate and peppermint crunch candies. This is the perfect frosty treat for the winter weather. {Skip Ahead

  2. An Open Love Letter to Capogiro Gelato , Philadelphia

    Tue, 11 Sep 2012

    I have not yet written about Capogiro Gelato in Philadelphia. I first came in contact with the ambrosial gelato experience that is Capogiro about a year ..... sourcing tool known as Twitter where the best gelato in the city could be found. The refrain

  3. Gelat-o-Clock: A Visit to Gelato Classico, San Francisco

    Tue, 31 Jan 2012

    When it comes to Gelato , the setting is a big part of the experience ..... Francisco, I felt it necessary to try some gelato in the so-italian-it-hurts North ..... information (um, twitter), I learned that Gelato Classico was the place to hit. So after

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How To

  1. Favorite Frozen Desserts

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    frosty treats that are refreshing and indulgent and make you feel like a kid again. Recipes can start with ice cream, sorbet, gelato , sherbet and more--store-bought or homemade. Whether you spoon them up, sip them or savor them lick by lick, the chilly

  2. Nuts About Nuts

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    other condiments and sauces. Often, it's the crunch that counts in desserts. Tempt us with praline cheesecake, pistachio gelato , chocolate almond pie and cinnamon peanut brittle. Don't overlook baked goods like macadamia blondies, hazelnut banana

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