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

Cinnamon-Basil Ice Cream

I started experimenting with herbal ice creams when I was teaching classes at our local college. Not only were the...


London Fog Ice Cream

I took one of my favorite coffee shop beverages and turned it into this elegant London fog ice cream. For...


Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream

This rhubarb crumble ice cream combines two of my favorite desserts into one fantastic creation! If you close your eyes,...


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...

Bananas Foster Gelato

The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of...


Which Ice Cream Maker Is Right for You?

Looking to cool down this summer? We found the best ice cream maker for every kind of frozen treat fan.

Blackberry Daiquiri Sherbet

The summer I decided to try making sherbet, which is one of my favorites, blackberries were in season in my...


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...


Spiced Persimmon Ice Cream

Developing new flavors of ice cream is a passion of mine and there are very few ingredients that I won't...


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...


Strawberry Citrus Ice

Daiquiri fans, put away your straws for this blend of strawberries, lime juice and orange juice in a refreshing ice....


Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream

Ice cream lovers can't get enough of this creamy, rich ice cream that boasts lots of delish pumpkin flavor. —Molly...


Toasted Walnut Orange Ice Cream

This is an ice cream I created when I remembered my Mother's Cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving and how good it...


Fresh Mint & Grapefruit Sorbet

With a smooth, velvety texture, this pretty pink sorbet is a pleasant finish to special occasion meals. Mint beautifully balances...


Frozen Peach Yogurt

With its fresh and sweet flavor, you’ll be glad that each bite of this cool and creamy treat delivers bone-building...


Java Crunch Ice Cream

My daughter loves this decadent ice cream and begs me to make it often. Instant coffee adds a wonderfully rich...


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...


Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream Puffs

This extraordinary dessert showcases homemade pumpkin ice cream and cream puffs. The effort is worthwhile...and you can make the parts...


Frozen Strawberry Yogurt

After losing 60 pounds, I wanted a lower-fat version of the ice cream I make in my ice cream freezer....

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Chocolate Chip Mint Ice Cream

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


Banana Ice Cream Puffs

These tender golden puffs are filled with rich banana ice cream and drizzled with hot fudge-making them pretty enough to...


Chunky Banana Chip Ice Cream

If a banana split is on your no-no list, treat yourself to this lower-in-fat option dreamed up by our Test...


Lime Ice Cream

Lime Ice Cream, from field editor Betsy Hedeman, Relay, maryland, ends the meal with a burst of sweet-tart flavor. It's...


Lemon Sorbet

Whether you serve it in chilled bowls or scoop it into cut lemon halves, this creamy four-ingredient sorbet is both...


Strawberry Gelato

You'll love this smooth and creamy gelato with bright strawberry flavor and just a hint of sea salt and honey....