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...


Dark Chocolate Ice Cream with Paprika & Agave

Pair this rich and creamy ice cream with a cup of hot or iced coffee. It's mildly sweet with a...

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...


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Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream with Salted Caramel Sauce

Truthfully, I want those cozy flavors of Thanksgiving throughout the year. This ice cream has just the right balance of...

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.


Millers Mills Vanilla Ice Cream

Nothing is better on a hot summer day then a scoop of homemade ice cream. This ice cream goes great...


Milk Chocolate Ice Cream

I've relied on this dessert for more than 30 years. It's a delicious ice cream for chocolate lovers.

Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream

Making ice cream goes smoothly when you do prep work in advance. I make the custard ahead and refrigerate it...


Homemade Pumpkin Ice Cream

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


Toasted Hazelnut and Chocolate Ice Cream

The flavors in this ice cream take me back to European vacations I've enjoyed in the past. I am a...


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...


Country-Style Vanilla Ice Cream

The creamy texture of this old-fashioned ice cream, with its wonderful vanilla flavor, makes it a winner. Plus, it's simple...


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...


Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream

A traditional cooked custard base is the key to this creamy ice cream with rich vanilla flavor. "It is a...


German Chocolate Ice Cream

I found this recipe years ago and have been taking it to ice cream socials ever since. But you won't...


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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Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

This creamy, luscious ice cream will remind you of the signature treat served at church ice cream socials. What dessert...


Chocolate Ice Cream

This is, without a doubt, the best chocolate ice cream recipe I've ever had. Our family loves to make homemade...


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Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

"When we were growing up on the farm, homemade ice cream was our favorite dessert," recalls Lucile Proctor of Panguitch,...


Old-Time Custard Ice Cream

I think my most memorable summertime dessert for get-togethers has always been homemade ice cream. This recipe is so rich...


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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....