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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Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream

This rhubarb crumble ice cream combines two of my favorite desserts into one fantastic creation! If you close your eyes, it actually tastes like you're taking a bite of fresh rhubarb crumble with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. Throw this into a waffle cone and enjoy a classic summertime treat! —Shannon Dobos, Calgary, Alberta

Bananas Foster Gelato

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


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...


Strawberry Citrus Ice

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


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...

Light & Lemony Sorbet

Whether you offer it as a dessert or as a palate cleanser between courses, this sweet-tart sorbet will hit the...


Snap Dessert Cups

For that "wow" factor, it's hard to top these extra-special treats. The homemade cranberry ice cream is served in edible...

Mango Ice Cream

For a deliciously fruity treat on a hot summer day, try this delicious ice cream. Mango is a wonderful tropical...


Makeover Raspberry Ice Cream

There's even more to love in this fruity ice cream, thanks to a few tweaks. With the original’s creaminess and...


Peach Gelato

This heavenly, creamy gelato looks as good as it tastes. The mild, refreshing peach flavor will make everyone a fan....


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...

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...


Black Cherry Sherbet

"When making this yummy recipe with the kids, I use a sugar substitute and caffeine-free black cherry soda-for obvious reasons!"


Rhubarb Ginger Ice Cream

“I sampled a scoop of this unique flavor at an ice cream shop and knew I had to try making...


Almond Peach Gelato

This rich and delicious dessert is especially outstanding when served with warm peaches or peach pie.—Rita Kitsteiner, Tucson, Arizona


Frozen Strawberry Yogurt

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

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...


Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream

Summer celebrations with my family aren't complete until I dish out tasty homemade ice cream. This recipe from my mom...


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...


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...


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....

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Mint Papaya Sorbet

While looking looking for new ways to use my favorite herb—fresh mint—I decided to create a frosty treat that was...


Creamy Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

This is the best ice cream we have ever found. It really tastes like frozen cheesecake. I like to make...


Homemade Lime Sherbet

My luncheon guests are always impressed when I serve this smooth, refreshing dessert garnished with candied edible flowers. The sherbet's...


Peach Cheesecake Ice Cream

"I first tried this recipe to serve at my grandparents' 50th anniversary celebration—it was a wonderful way to top off...


Lime Frozen Yogurt

Wedges of grilled pineapple complement the cool and tangy frozen yogurt in this delightful dessert from Kelly Kraus. Little Falls,...


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...