Ice cream may be the most perfect treat for when the weather gets warmer. But ice cream can also be expensive, and some products might contain chemicals you don’t want to feed to your family. Luckily, there are plenty of delicious and simple recipes for ice cream that you can make yourself! If you’re doing summer on a budget or simply want to make some homemade sweet treats, try out these six recipes.
Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
This super simple ice cream recipe brings the flavors of key lime pie into one sweet summer treat. Adding graham cracker crumbs gives it that authentic key lime pie taste. For more information, visit My Recipes.
Salted Caramel Ice Cream
It seems like salted caramel is a combination that you see in many recipes these days, so why not try it in ice cream? This smooth, delicious ice cream is sure to be a new favorite! For more information, visit Epicurious.
“Skinny” Lemon Ice Cream
Here’s one for those of you who want to be a bit healthier this summer. This recipe uses several fat-free ingredients to cut back on the calories without sacrificing any of the delicious lemon flavor! For more information, visit Crazy for Crust.
Cookie Monster Ice Cream
Do your little ones enjoy watching "Sesame Street"? If so, this blue cookie monster ice cream might be just the snack for them. The blue comes from food coloring paste and this ice cream is chock full of cookie bits! For more information, visit Capturing Joy.
Georgia Peach Ice Cream
There’s nothing like a juicy Georgia peach to remind you that it’s summer. This ice cream recipe incorporates 2 ½ pounds of fresh peaches to create an authentically fruity flavor. For more information, visit All Recipes.
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Simple and classic — vanilla ice cream is about as basic as you can get, but it’s still tasty! This recipe uses vanilla bean paste to get a richer flavor than other vanilla ice creams. For more information, visit My Recipes.