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Our Favorite Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

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Ice cream is the perfect summertime treat. It cools you off and tastes amazing.  I’m sharing some of our favorite recipes for homemade sherbet, ice cream and no churn ice cream with you for your inspiration and enjoyment!

collage of homemade ice cream pictures.

Cool off and delight your taste buds with delicious homemade ice cream.  These frozen treats are a great dessert any time, but particularly during summer. 

Luckily there is something for everyone. From fruity sherbets to decadent cookie dough inspired ice creams. 

There are also no churn options for those that don’t have an ice cream maker. So get your sweet tooth ready, we are ready to go on an ice cream journey!

Fruity Sherbets and Ice Creams

scoop of homemade strawberry sherbet

Strawberries are really the shining star in this frozen treat. Strawberry sherbet is the perfect balance between lots of fruit and just enough dairy to give you a creamy texture. It is the perfect way to cool off on a hot day.

scoops of homemade key lime sherbet in bowl

Homemade key lime sherbet is every bit as tart and creamy, sweet and refreshing as you would hope. The best part is it only takes three simple ingredients!

bowl of purple blackberry ice cream scoops with large fresh berries

Sweet, smooth, creamy and full of fresh blackberry flavor! Summer just got a new favorite treat… blackberry ice cream!

scoops of strawberry orange sorbet in small bowl

Dessert doesn’t get much easier than this! Strawberry orange sorbet has only three ingredients and no processed sugar. It is a great refreshing treat without any guilt!

scoops of creamy peach ice cream in front of storage container.

Creamy 4 ingredient peach ice cream is a perfect summer treat. The base comes together in just a few minutes and it has the perfect fruity finish.

Dessert Inspired Ice Creams

scoops of pink velvet ice cream with cream cheese swirl in bowl ready to eat

Creamy delicious lightly chocolate ice cream with a swirl of cream cheese frosting. If you like red velvet cake you are going to love this pink velvet ice cream.

spoonful of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream ready to eat

Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream is a perennial favorite for good reason. Of course that reason is it’s delicious! This homemade version is super creamy and extra good. Make a batch to see for yourself!

scoops of orange creamsicle cheesecake ice cream

Super creamy homemade orange creamsicle cheesecake ice cream is going to be a new summer favorite dessert. It is cold, refreshing and has the perfect combination of orange and vanilla with a cream cheese twist!

small glass bowl filled with peanut butter chocolate ice cream

Creamy homemade chocolate ice cream with peanut butter and peanut butter cups mixed right in. This is a chocolate and peanut butter lover’s dream come true!

scoop of s'mores ice cream with no bake s'mores bar

If you love s’mores as much as we do, you have to try this s’mores ice cream! It has the taste of toasted marshmallows throughout and features chunks of everything you’d expect.

fun cup full of monster cookie dough ice cream

Be prepared for this monster cookie dough ice cream to become your new favorite. There is peanut butter and brown sugar mixed into the base to start things off right. Then it is studded with bits of monster cookie dough with all of the chocolate and oatmeal goodness you would expect. The combination is fabulous!

scoops of honey cinnamon ice cream with container nearby

Honey and cinnamon crunch ice cream is a perfectly creamy, sweet and spicy treat.  It is great on it’s own and wonderful over baked goods that include flavors like apple, pumpkin and pear.

White plastic ice cream storage container next to bowl of ice cream.

Creamy delicious homemade vanilla ice cream could not be easier to make. This egg free recipe makes getting the base in the churner fast and the results are smooth and tasty.

No Churn Ice Creams

scoop of peanut butter ice cream with chocolate chips

Smooth, creamy and oh so good! This peanut butter chip no-churn ice cream is exploding with peanut butter flavor and is dotted with chocolate chips. It is almost too easy!

two sugar cones with sundae cone ice cream in them

This no churn sundae cone ice cream doesn’t require any ice cream machine. Plus it has rich of caramel-y dulce de leche and chocolate. Add to that some chocolate chips and bits of sugar cone and you are really in business.

bowl of lemonade ice cream with whipped cream and cherry

Creamy and cool, this lemonade no churn ice cream is simple to make and is the epitome of summer!

blue mug filled with red, white and blue ice cream scoops

This red, white and blue no churn ice cream is super easy to make and so patriotic. Make a batch for Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veteran’s Day. Then go ahead and make a batch for all of the days in between as well!

bowl of colorful ice cream with sprinkles

Enjoy the taste of birthday cake in no churn birthday cake ice cream form! This recipe comes together quickly and can be easily colored to match your party’s theme!

Child's hand holding ice cream cone filled with green ice cream with red heart to look like the Grinch.

This Grinch no churn ice cream is flavored with white chocolate and mint and has a lot of heart!

vanilla ice cream in a bag

Instead of an ice cream maker, you just need a couple of plastic bags to make ice cream in a bag. It is creamy, cool, delicious and a fun activity to do with the kids!

Ice cream is the perfect summertime treat. It cools you off and tastes amazing.  I’m sharing some of our favorite recipes for homemade sherbet, ice cream and no churn ice cream with you for your inspiration and enjoyment!

Thanks for sharing!

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies

Wednesday 9th of September 2020

These all sound so good. But S'mores would be my first choice!


Monday 14th of September 2020

The toasted marshmallows in the base of that one really makes it extra special!

Andrea Nine

Monday 13th of February 2017

You had me at Beefaroni! Fun and tasty meals! Love this inspiration! Happy Monday!!


Tuesday 14th of February 2017

Doesn't that look good?! Thanks, Andrea!