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...


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...


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...

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...


Blackberry Frozen Yogurt

You could also use boysenberries, raspberries or strawberries for this delicious dessert. — Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah

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...


Homemade Frozen Custard

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


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...

Orange Sorbet

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


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...