Ice Cream Makers: Recipes & Guides

Whipping up your favorite treat has never been easier. Our ice cream maker guide covers tips, techniques, product recommendations and, of course, recipes.

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Best Ever Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that eggs are the key to making a smooth and creamy ice cream at home that rivals what you can get at a premium ice cream shop. —Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream

What could be better than peanut butter and jelly ice cream? You'll love the sweet-salty combination. Use your favorite flavor...


Almond Butter Swirl Ice Cream

Warm weather days require ice cream! However, dealing with dairy intolerances can be tricky. This dairy-free recipe is a favorite...


Blue Cheese Ice Cream with Pomegranate Ripple

Try this sweet-savory ice cream with a glass of Prosecco or other sweet sparkling white wine. —Taste of Home Test...


Pink Peppercorn and Sake Ice Cream

There's plenty of sake flavor in this rich ice cream studded with peppercorns. You'll get an interesting pop of heat...

Vanilla Ice Cream

My family had a two-hand crank ice-cream machine when I was young. We three kids took turns cranking until the...


Chocolate Chip Mint Ice Cream

Top off any meal in style with this creamy smooth concoction from Sandy Powers of Cranford, New Jersey.

Homemade Pumpkin Ice Cream

Folks who favor the flavor of pumpkin really need to try this spiced ice cream. But be prepared to make...


Quick Frosty Chocolate Treat

“This recipe has been in our family for many years,” writes Juanita Michael of Florence, Alabama. “The thing we like...


Double Chocolate Cinnamon Ice Cream

I often serve several flavors of homemade ice cream when we have guests in the summer—this one is always the...


Best Banana Ice Cream

My son-in-law says this is the best banana ice cream he’s ever had. It’s always requested at family gatherings. —Donna...

Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

I was first served this creamy, soft-set ice cream at a friend's house. A hint of cinnamon is the secret...


Chocolate Malted Ice Cream

As a child, I helped crank out gallons of homemade ice cream. And thanks to this recipe, I'm carrying on...


Creamy Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

This ice cream is a classic and scrumptious use for milk and whipping cream. It is the most wonderful custard...


Frosty Chocolate Treat

"Kids of all ages love to cool off with this simple creamy treat," informs Gloria Jarrett of Loveland, Ohio.


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Blueberry Ice Cream

The wild blueberries on our property spark recipe ideas. When my daughter and I made this ice cream at a...

Candied Tangerine Chocolate Ice Cream

Dress up ordinary ice cream for the yuletide season by mixing in bits of cranberry-chocolate bark and candied tangerine peel....


Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream

The third U.S. president is credited with jotting down the first American recipe for this treat. No vanilla bean on...


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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

We don't want to brag, but as far as vanilla ice cream recipes go, this one is the best. And...


Homemade Frozen Custard

My siblings and I had a hard time finding room for dessert after Mom's delicious meals, but when we were...


Easy Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

When I got my ice cream maker, a friend shared her dreamy freezy cheesecake recipe. For guests, I scoop this...


Easy Vanilla Ice Cream

Three ingredients and an ice cream freezer are all you need for this creamy creation. "My husband is diabetic and...


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Frozen Key Lime Delight

In the middle of summer, nothing hits the spot quite like this sublime Key lime dessert. Cold, creamy and tart,...


Buttermilk Peach Ice Cream

My mother's family owned peach orchards in Missouri. I live in Tennessee, a top consumer of buttermilk. This summery ice...

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Contest-Winning Butter Pecan Ice Cream

This rich buttery ice cream sure beats store-bought versions. And with its pretty color and plentiful pecan crunch, it's nice...


Contest-Winning Peach Ice Cream

When peaches are in season, this recipe is at the top of my list to make. The pureed fruit lends...


Lemon Custard Ice Cream

I found this recipe several years ago and make it whenever I have the opportunity. One thing I like about...


Low-Fat Vanilla Ice Cream

Field editor Rebecca Baird of Salt Lake City, Utah shares her recipe for yummy "light" ice cream. It's smooth and...