Homemade Ice Cream

Looking for recipes for homemade ice cream? Taste of Home has the best homemade ice cream recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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Chunky Banana Cream Freeze

With its sweet banana-almond flavor and chunky texture, this appealing frozen dessert is a crowd-pleaser. People who ask me for the recipe can't believe how easy it is to make. —Kristen Bloom, APO, AP
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More Homemade Ice Cream

Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

"When we were growing up on the farm, homemade ice cream was our favorite dessert," recalls Lucile Proctor of Panguitch, Utah, who now makes it for her own family. Enjoy her recipe "solo" or topped with sauce, fruit or nuts for a spectacular sundae.

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Chances are chocolate's high on your family's list of favorite flavors—so we've included this easy recipe. Combine this ice cream with scoops of Homemade Vanilla, spoonfuls of Delicious Chocolate Sauce (see recipe in Recipe Finder) plus fresh pineapple and ripe bananas to create an old-fashioned split everyone will love!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Snap Dessert Cups

Snap Dessert Cups

Snap Dessert Cups

For that "wow" factor, it's hard to top these extra-special treats. The homemade cranberry ice cream is served in edible cups and covered with a decadent caramel sauce.

Pineapple Orange Sherbet

Pineapple Orange Sherbet

Pineapple Orange Sherbet

I uses an ice cream maker to create delightful sherbet that's low in fat and high in demand.—Angela Oelschlaeger, Tonganoxie, Kansas

Homemade Lime Sherbet

Homemade Lime Sherbet

Homemade Lime Sherbet

My luncheon guests are always impressed when I serve this smooth, refreshing dessert garnished with candied edible flowers. The sherbet's lime flavor is so pleasant!

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

I found the recipe for this creamy and refreshing dessert in an old cookbook. Made in an ice cream freezer, it's wonderful for family gatherings. We love how it tastes like a berry-topped cheesecake. —Karen Maubach Fairbury, Illinois

Cherry Nut Ice Cream

Cherry Nut Ice Cream

Cherry Nut Ice Cream

Since my husband is a cherry grower, I had our grandsons help me develop an ice cream recipe that used the fruit. This is what we came up with. Loaded with almonds, coconut, chocolate and cherries, this ice cream has become our family's all-time favorite. -Mary Lou Patrick East Wenatchee, Washington

Speedy Ice Cream

Speedy Ice Cream

Speedy Ice Cream

From her home in Bradley, California, Cindy Marshall sends this fun "hands-on" recipe that lets kids create their own cool ice cream. "Every child I prepare this with loves making and eating it," she writes. "It doesn't leave a mess to clean and keeps the children smiling and giggling."

Grape Sherbet

Grape Sherbet

Grape Sherbet

My husband, two daughters and I first enjoyed this refreshing treat at our friends' house. They graciously shared the recipe after we all raved about it. The sherbet is always popular at ice cream socials.

Rocky Road Ice Cream

Rocky Road Ice Cream

Rocky Road Ice Cream

My daughters always want to put this ice cream in cones just like the ice cream shops do. We especially like the marshmallows, chocolate chips and chopped pecans. Sometimes we even add extra chips on top...and whipped cream, too. -Dale Langford Atwater, California

Orange Sorbet

Orange Sorbet

Orange Sorbet

Add a splash of color to the dinner table with this orange sorbet. The refreshing orange flavor of this frozen delight would be great as a dessert or a palate cleanser between courses.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Lemon Sorbet

Lemon Sorbet

Lemon Sorbet

Whether you serve it in chilled bowls or scooped into cut lemon halves, this creamy four-ingredient sorbet is both sweet and tart. “It makes a delightfully refreshing finish to any meal,” says Goldene Petersen of Brigham City, Utah.

Rhubarb Ice Cream for 2

Rhubarb Ice Cream for 2

Rhubarb Ice Cream for 2

This is a great small version of a delicious recipe. This is refreshing and rich-tasting ice cream on a hot summer evening.—Rachel Garcia, Arlington, Virginia

Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream

Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream

Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream

Summer celebrations with my family aren't complete until I dish out tasty homemade ice cream. This recipe from my mom is a favorite.
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