Homemade Ice Cream Recipes for Summer
Nothing says summer like delicious home made ice cream!! Whether you like classic flavors like vanilla, fruity flavors lemon or are feeling adventurous and want to add in some spice, these ice cream recipes are SURE to please!
So I don’t have any proof of this, other than my own experience and opinion…but I’m confident that ice cream has healing powers. Whenever a day is bad, the weather is blah, or I just don’t feel like adulting…ice cream seems to made EVERYTHING better.
Making homemade ice cream is just one of those amazing ways of exercising some creativity in the kitchen and eating away the “Mondays”. Once you’ve tried a simple ice cream recipe…you will undoubtably want to move on to some super delicious and creative recipes.
Good news..we have those covered for you!
Homemade Ice Cream Recipes
Let’s talk about some super delicious homemade ice cream recipes. Are you hungry yet? These recipes range from scrumptious to slap your mama fantastic. I know you are going to love trying out these ice cream gems!
Creamy Lemon Vanilla Ice Cream from Five Marigolds
Banana Split Ice Cream Recipe from Courtney’s Sweets
French Toast Ice Cream from Of Batter and Dough
No-Churn Peppermint Ice Cream from A Cedar’s Spoon
Roasted Plum Ice Cream from Mom Advice
Coffee Cacao Nib Ice Cream from Crave the Good *This one is dairy free!
No Churn Peanut Butter Ice Cream from Plating Pixels
Paleo Pineapple Ice Cream from Recipe This
No Churn Blackberry Ice Cream from Welcome to the Family
Easy Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream from Sweet Tea and Thyme
Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream from We’re Parents
No Churn Lemon Ice Cream from Julie Blanner
Tips and Tools for making ice cream at home
Don’t forget to make sure you have a good ice cream maker and plenty of freezer space. I also recommend getting all your ingredients ready before you start.
You don’t want to be in the thick of a recipe (especially if you are working again the clock on getting something in the freezer) and then find out you are missing something important!
Just get it all out and on the counter at the start!
Here are some helpful links for making homemade ice cream:
Ice Cream Floats and Shakes
So another fantastic option for homemade ice cream is making yummy shakes and floats. Nothing says summer day like a thick and creamy homemade ice cream shake!!
Ice Cream Floats and Shakes Recipes
These delicious shake recipes are definitely something that would be a hit for a summer party or even just hangin out in your backyard enjoying the heat!
Brandy Spiked Apple Cider Floats from Tipsy Chickens
Mermaid Ice Cream Shake from Finding Zest
Old Fashioned Ice Cream Soda from A Good Hearted Woman
Birthday Cake Milkshake from Mommy Moment
Strawberry Punch from California Unpublished
Irish Stout Ice Cream Float from Home and Plate
Blackberry Milkshakes from Blossom to Stem
Homemade Copycat Wendy’s Frosty from The Farm Wife Drinks
Red Velvet Ice Cream Float from Coupon Clipping Cook
Strawberry Rubarb Ice Cream Floats from Neighbor Food Blog
Cherry Chocolate Chip Milkshake from Champagne Tastes
Lo-Carb Coffee Milkshake from Low Carb Yum
Pineapple Orange Creamsicle Milkshake from Home and Plate
Tips and Tools for Ice Cream Floats
When making ice cream shakes and floats…think through what you plan to serve them in. Sometimes having glasses pre-frozen can help to keep a shake or float nice and cold and un-melty (is that a technical term?)
This is particularly helpful if you are enjoying your shakes and floats outside!
Conclusion for Homemade Shakes and Ice Cream Ideas:
There are so many amazing ways to make and enjoy homemade ice cream for summer. These ideas are sure to get your creative juices flowing and quench that desire to really eat some fantastic ice cream at home. I know you will love each of these recipes and will make them over and over!
Here are some helpful links for making ice cream at home:
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