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Food17 Refreshing Ice Cream Recipes To Try This Summer

17 Refreshing Ice Cream Recipes To Try This Summer

In this list, we’ve got a variety of fun and flavorful ice cream creations for you to enjoy all summer long! Whether you’re into creamy, no-churn, or vegan options, there’s something for everyone. So, get ready to jazz up your scoops with sprinkles, whipped cream, and your favorite toppings.

Homemade Vegan Drumsticks

Two vegan drumsticks ice cream cones sit on a wooden counter next to chocolate syrup and a pink ice cream scoop.Two vegan drumsticks ice cream cones sit on a wooden counter next to chocolate syrup and a pink ice cream scoop.
Image Credit: Namely Marly

Are you longing for the nostalgic taste of drumsticks on your dairy-free days? Indulge in these delectable Homemade Vegan Drumsticks crafted from a handful of simple ingredients. Complete with a crunchy chocolate topping, every bite promises pure delight!

Get The Recipe:  Homemade Vegan Drumsticks

Cherry Nice Cream

Cherry nice cream is in a dessert dish and it has a fresh cherry on top.Cherry nice cream is in a dessert dish and it has a fresh cherry on top.
Image Credit: Namely Marly

Enjoy this delightful blend of flavors in every spoonful of our cherry nice cream. This scrumptious dairy-free treat is crafted using a combination of luscious frozen cherries and ripe bananas, resulting in a dessert that is both sweet and tangy. Ideal for enjoying on scorching hot days, this refreshing alternative to traditional ice cream offers a cooling and indulgent experience that will leave you wanting more.

Get the recipe: Cherry Nice Cream

No Churn Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Chocolate peanut butter ice cream in a muffin pan.Chocolate peanut butter ice cream in a muffin pan.
Photo credit: xoxoBella

This no-churn peanut butter ice cream with peanut butter cups is the ultimate indulgence! It’s rich, creamy, and totally decadent. And the best part? You can whip it up in no time, no ice cream machine needed! I know some of you might be thinking, “I’m not a pro, I can’t make ice cream from scratch.” But trust me, this recipe is a total game-changer! It’s so easy, anyone can do it.

Get the Recipe: No Churn Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Blueberry cheesecake icecream in a white bowl.Blueberry cheesecake icecream in a white bowl.
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If you’re a blueberry cheesecake fanatic, get ready to freak out over this blueberry cheesecake ice cream! It’s like a match made in heaven – the creamiest ice cream, the tangiest cream cheese, and the sweetest fresh blueberries all come together in a hybrid dessert that’s basically a cheesecake and ice cream baby!

Get the Recipe: Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Coconut Pineapple Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt in a glass bowl.Frozen yogurt in a glass bowl.
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Get ready for a tropical twist on traditional frozen yogurt! This Greek yogurt-based recipe combines the creamiest coconut milk, sweet pineapple, and a hint of coconut flavor for a taste of paradise in every bite! And the best part? It’s sweetened with a touch of sugar and given a grown-up kick with a splash of vodka! Trust me, you’ll be hooked from the first spoonful!

Get the Recipe: Coconut Pineapple Frozen Yogurt

Turtle Ice Cream

Turtle ice cream in a loaf pan. Turtle ice cream in a loaf pan.
The Wood and Spoon

This here turtle ice cream is packed with rich and creamy chocolate ice cream swirled with toasted pecans, hot fudge sauce, and salty-sweet caramel. It’s perfectly sweet with just the right amount of crunch, and as decadent as chocolate ice cream oughta be! Yum!

Get the Recipe: Turtle Ice Cream

No Churn Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream

Homemade pumpkin ice cream.Homemade pumpkin ice cream.
Photo credit: xoxoBella

If you’re crazy about Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte, then you won’t want to miss this no-churn pumpkin spice latte ice cream! It’s got all those amazing coffee, vanilla, and pumpkin notes, topped off with an incredible pumpkin swirl made from pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice.

Get the Recipe: No Churn Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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Minty Freshness Meets Chocolate Chunks! This no-churn ice cream is a symphony of cool mint and decadent chocolate chips. Made without an ice cream maker, it’s the easiest way to indulge in summer’s most refreshing flavor.

Get The Recipe: Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

A close up image of a Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream cone.A close up image of a Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream cone.
Image Credit: Marly McMillen/Namely Marly

Chocolate Bliss in 5! Indulge in this uber-rich, thick, and creamy vegan chocolate ice cream made with only 5 ingredients! Top it off with some homemade vegan magic shell for an extra decadent treat. Each bite bursts with the perfect chocolate flavor, making it a dream come true for vegan dessert lovers. Craving more? Try our vegan raw cheesecake for another plant-based summer delight!

Get The Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

Quick & Easy Homemade Cherry Ice Cream

Quick & Easy Homemade Cherry Ice Cream - Erren's KitchenQuick & Easy Homemade Cherry Ice Cream - Erren's Kitchen
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

This recipe for Quick & Easy Homemade Cherry Ice Cream uses readily available frozen cherries to create a burst of flavor in every bite. Plus, it’s a no-churn recipe, making it accessible to everyone – even if you don’t have an ice cream maker!

Get The Recipe: Quick & Easy Homemade Cherry Ice Cream

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Vanilla Ice Cream in an ice cream scoop.Vanilla Ice Cream in an ice cream scoop.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

With just 5 minutes and a few simple ingredients, you can enjoy delicious vanilla bean ice cream with a delightful homemade touch.

Get The Recipe: Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Semifreddo

An over head shot of cherry semifreddo topped with cherry jam and fresh cherries and a jam covered spoon.An over head shot of cherry semifreddo topped with cherry jam and fresh cherries and a jam covered spoon.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

Believe it or not, this creamy and luxurious Semifreddo is made with just a few simple ingredients! The result is an irresistible frozen dessert with a rich flavor that will tantalize your taste buds.

Get The Recipe: Semifreddo

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

A close up image of cookies and cream Ice Cream in an ice cream scoop.A close up image of cookies and cream Ice Cream in an ice cream scoop.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

This isn’t just ice cream with cookies – it’s a flavor revelation! Velvety smooth ice cream meets the irresistible crunch of Oreo cookies, creating a symphony of textures and tastes that dance on your tongue. Get ready for pure indulgence in every bite!

Get The Recipe: Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

No-Churn Vegan Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

No-Churn Vegan Chocolate Chip Ice Cream on an ice cream scoopNo-Churn Vegan Chocolate Chip Ice Cream on an ice cream scoop
Image Credit: Marly McMillen/Namely Marly

Beat the cravings with this amazing vegan ice cream! Made with just 6 ingredients (including the secret to perfect no-churn texture!), it’s creamy, smooth, and completely dairy-free. No refined sugars, no ice cream maker – just pure, plant-based indulgence in minutes.

Get The Recipe: No-Churn Vegan Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

scoops of dark chocolate ice cream on a white platescoops of dark chocolate ice cream on a white plate
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Brace yourselves, chocolate lovers! This Dark Chocolate Ice Cream recipe is a celebration of all things cocoa. It’s packed with intense flavor that’s guaranteed to satisfy even the most serious chocoholic cravings. Be prepared to surrender to pure chocolaty indulgence!

Get The Recipe: Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

A scoop of chocolate chip ice cream.A scoop of chocolate chip ice cream.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

Craving delicious ice cream with chunks of chocolatey goodness? Ditch the store-bought tubs! This recipe makes whipping up homemade chocolate chip ice cream incredibly easy. With a simple and quick preparation process, you can enjoy fresh, homemade ice cream in no time.

Get The Recipe: Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream

three ice cream cones filled with scoops of Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream.three ice cream cones filled with scoops of Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

Forget the campfire – this Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream recipe brings all the gooey, chocolatey goodness of a s’more straight to your bowl! It’s the perfect party treat that’s guaranteed to vanish in seconds. Plus, the easy homemade recipe means you can whip up a batch in no time!

Get The Recipe: Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream

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