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 Ginger Ice Cream

    “I sampled a scoop of this unique flavor at an ice cream shop and knew I had to try making my own. So I raided my garden for rhubarb and added lemon and ginger. Yummy!” —Denise Linnett, Picton, Ontario

    Java Crunch Ice Cream

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


    Almond Peach Gelato

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


    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...

    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...


    Cherry-Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Sally Hook
    MONTGOMERY, TEXAS

    You can make these marvelous ice cream treats days ahead. Just wrap and freeze! My...


    Skinny Mint-Chip Ice Cream

    No one will ever guess that this smooth and creamy mint treat is light. For the Christmas holidays, it's fun...


    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...


    Rich Peach Ice Cream

    “Our family loves ice cream, and this homemade version is a family favorite,” says Catherine MacRae Lyerly of Winston-Salem, North...


    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...


    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 Almond Ice Cream

    “It wouldn’t be the Fourth of July for our family without this special treat,” writes Alice Hicken of Heber City,...

    Nectarine Ice Cream

    When nectarines are in season at their sweet, juicy peak, we treat ourselves to this wonderful homemade ice cream. The...


    Praline Crunch Ice Cream

    If you're a caramel lover, you'll want to try Julia Register's recipe for homemade ice cream topped with pralines and...


    Strawberry Gelato

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


    Easy Strawberry Sherbet

    “This is a delightfully tasty treat for any time of year,” writes Pat Key from Central City, Kentucky. This versatile...


    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...


    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...


    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...


    Makeover Strawberry-Banana Ice Cream

    This recipe is made using fat-free sweetened condensed milk and light whipped topping without hurting the taste.—Taste of Home Test...

    Strawberry-Banana Ice Cream

    This ice cream is chock-full of strawberries and chopped pecans and has the most delightful flavor. This is a family...


    Sweetheart Sorbet

    A warm reception always greets cool, smooth scoops of this lemony treat. The not-too-sour, not-too-sweet confection you can serve for...


    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...


    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...


    Lemon Custard Ice Cream

    I found this recipe several years ago and make it whenever I have the opportunity. One thing I like about...