Homemade Ice-Cream Recipes
Churn up one of these new and improved homemade ice-cream recipes at your next party.
Buttermilk ice cream gets its ruby-colored swirls from fresh plums.
Recipe: Buttermilk-Plum Ice Cream
This bright and flavorful ice cream is too good to limit to just one scoop.
Recipe: Blueberry-Lemon Zest Ice Cream
We just can't resist the salty sweet combination in this ice-cream recipe.
Sweet and herby flavors collide in this refreshing treat.
Recipe: Strawberry-Basil Ice-Cream
This dreamy ice-cream recipe is the perfect after-dinner treat.
Homemade ice cream with four simple ingredients and a tangy citrus twist reinvents the classic Southern icebox pie.
- Recipe: Lemon Icebox Pie Ice Cream
Many homemade ice cream recipes require cooking a custard base, but this easy peach ice cream is made from sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, whole milk, and fresh peaches.
- Recipe: No-Cook Peach Ice Cream
Serve the classic pie in ice-cream form! Key lime juice, zest, and graham cracker crumbs make this ice cream taste just like Key lime pie.
- Recipe: Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
A new freezer favorite has arrived. One genius (and easy!) master recipe and four over-the-top variations provide an endless array of sweet and creamy ideas. The secret to these dreamy treats? Soft-baked cookies from your bakery. Go large or small—just don't go with the crunchy kind.
Master Recipe: Buttermilk Ice Cream
Variation 1: Avocado-Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
Variation 2: Lemon Meringue Ice Cream
Variation 3: Blueberry-Cheesecake Ice Cream
Vartiation 4: Strawberry-Pretzel Ice Cream
Instant espresso gives plain chocolate ice cream a boost of flavor. Serve with a warm brownie or let it stand alone.
- Recipe: Coffee-Chocolate Ice Cream
Cream Cheese Ice Cream is decribed by one reader as a summer version of cream cheese frosting. Yum! We'll have another scoop of this thick and luscious ice cream.
- Recipe: Cream Cheese Ice Cream
No fancy flavors can beat the ultimate creamy classic: vanilla ice cream. Eat it pure and simple, mix in chocolate or fruit, or add your favorite toppings.
- Recipe: Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
This homemade treat is packed with two Southern favorites: refreshing peaches and nutty pecans. The sweet peaches add great texture, and the pecans pack in a crunchy bite to this homemade ice-cream recipe.
Velvety ice cream meets the sweet, juiciness of strawberries in this frozen summer treat. Serve it in ice-cream sundae glasses for a parlor-perfect presentation.
- Recipe: No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream
This coffee-chocolate ice-cream concoction tastes divine, and is great served with biscotti.
- Recipe: Mocha Ice Cream
The tropical flair of this ice cream will make you think you’re in the islands. Readers tell us the flavors are more intense and better tasting the next day—if it lasts that long. Use ripe bananas for the boldest flavor.
- Recipe: Banana-Coconut Ice Cream
Customize your own ice-cream flavor. Simply buy a 1-qt. container of vanilla ice cream, allow it to soften, add the ingredients, and let it refreeze. It will taste so good no one will know you took a shortcut.
- Recipe: Cherry-Bourbon Ice Cream
Mix coffee and semisweet chocolate into this dense ice cream. Add sliced almonds if you want to break up the richness of the mocha.
- Recipe: Mocha Latte Ice Cream
Praline lovers: This is your ice cream. Packed with crunchy bits of a homemade caramel crisp, this creamy mixture has a caramel flavor and caramel topping.
- Recipe: Pecan-Caramel Crunch Ice Cream
Serve this soft right out of the ice-cream maker's container, or freeze it for a firmer consistency.
Chocolate milk and chocolate syrup create the chocolaty taste you’ve loved since you were a kid. Almonds add a nutty crunch to this super-simple recipe.
Your family will ask for this chilly treat over and over again. Best of all, the six-ingredient mixture requires no cooking, just stirring.
- Recipe: Summertime Peach Ice Cream
Fresh mint and figs combine for a delightful pair in this impressive dessert. The best part? No cooking required!
- Recipe: No-Cook Fig-Mint Ice Cream
Instead of regular granulated sugar, we used an all-natural granular sweetener in this lightened-up homemade vanilla ice-cream recipe.
- Recipe: Lightened Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Ice milk has the same creamy vanilla taste as ice cream, but using milk instead of cream makes it light. This simple 6-ingredient recipe is the perfect treat to create in your ice cream maker without worrying about your waistline.
- Recipe: Vanilla Ice Milk
Cinnamon adds an earthy spice to the flavor of peaches and cream. Garnish with freshly sliced peaches.
- Recipe: Peach-Cinnamon Ice Cream