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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Cinnamon-Basil Ice Cream

I started experimenting with herbal ice creams when I was teaching classes at our local college. Not only were the ice creams popular with my students, but my family loved them as well! One of our favorites is made with a variety of basil called cinnamon basil; however, unless you grow the variety yourself, it can be rather difficult to find. I decided to try to re-create the flavor, and this delicious basil ice cream recipe is the result! —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Orange Soda Sherbet

For birthdays, we pull out the old-fashioned ice cream maker and crank out a sherbet made with orange soda. We're...


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...


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...


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...

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...


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...

Orange Sorbet

Add a splash of color to the dinner table with this orange sorbet. The refreshing orange flavor of this frozen...


Corn Ice Cream

You have to give this novel ice cream a try. It’s actually made with corn, sweetly flavored by vanilla extract...


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...


Homemade Frozen Custard

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

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...