Ice Cream Makers: Recipes & Guides

Whipping up your favorite treat has never been easier. Our ice cream maker guide covers tips, techniques, product recommendations and, of course, recipes.

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How to Make Sorbet

Looking for a fruit-forward frozen treat? We tapped our Taste of Home culinary experts to learn how to make sorbet. It's easier than you think!

Bourbon and Cornflakes Ice Cream

1 review

Humphry Slocombe, a small San Francisco chain, serves scoops of Secret Breakfast—a rich and boozy vanilla-based ice cream. Even (and...


Bourbon Ice Cream

The brown sugar in this decadent bourbon ice cream gives a hint of caramel flavor, which complements the bourbon. When...


How to Use the Most Popular Ice Cream Makers

Got your eye on a new gadget this summer? Learn how to use an ice cream maker so you can...


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Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

4 reviews

This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...

Cinnamon-Basil Ice Cream

I started experimenting with herbal ice creams when I was teaching classes at our local college. Not only were the...


Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream

3 reviews

This rhubarb crumble ice cream combines two of my favorite desserts into one fantastic creation! If you close your eyes,...

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream

What could be better than peanut butter and jelly ice cream? You'll love the sweet-salty combination. Use your favorite flavor...


The Best Ice Cream Maker, According to Frozen Treat Fanatics

Our Test Kitchen experts found the best ice cream maker for every kind of frozen treat fan.


Blackberry Daiquiri Sherbet

When I decided to try making sherbet, which is one of my favorites, blackberries were in season in my mom's...


Pink Peppercorn and Sake Ice Cream

There's plenty of sake flavor in this rich ice cream studded with peppercorns. You'll get an interesting pop of heat...

Almond Butter Swirl Ice Cream

Warm weather days require ice cream! However, dealing with dairy intolerances can be tricky. This dairy-free recipe is a favorite...


Gam’s Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

My grandmother's homemade ice cream is good on its own, but it's also fantastic as a base for fun flavors...


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Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream with Salted Caramel Sauce

2 reviews

Truthfully, I want those cozy flavors of Thanksgiving throughout the year. This ice cream has just the right balance of...


Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream

3 reviews

Making ice cream goes smoothly when you do prep work in advance. I make the custard ahead and refrigerate it...


Pineapple Ice Cream

3 reviews

Phyllis Schmalz of Kansas City, Kansas relies on her ice cream maker when whipping up this five-ingredient frozen treat. The...

Lemon Custard Ice Cream

6 reviews

I found this recipe several years ago and make it whenever I have the opportunity. One thing I like about...


Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

3 reviews

I was first served this creamy, soft-set ice cream at a friend's house. A hint of cinnamon is the secret...


Orange Soda Sherbet

4 reviews

For birthdays, we pull out the old-fashioned ice cream maker and crank out a sherbet made with orange soda. We're...


Praline Ice Cream

If you're a caramel lover, you'll want to try this homemade praline ice cream topped with a rich caramel sauce....


Peach Gelato

3 reviews

This heavenly, creamy gelato looks as good as it tastes. The mild, refreshing peach flavor will make everyone a fan....


Quick Frosty Chocolate Treat

21 reviews

“This recipe has been in our family for many years,” writes Juanita Michael of Florence, Alabama. “The thing we like...


Peach Ice Cream

4 reviews

Adding peaches to a mouthwatering vanilla ice cream recipe I got from my mother-in-law resulted in this fabulous flavor. My...


Cantaloupe Sorbet

4 reviews

"This sorbet was used as a refreshing summer dessert after a hearty meal. Everyone loved it as a palate-cleansing finale...


Corn Ice Cream

You have to give this novel ice cream a try. It’s actually made with corn, sweetly flavored by vanilla extract...

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Homemade Lime Sherbet

1 review

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


Makeover Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

This recipe is rich and velvety, with fantastic strawberry flavor—the perfect treat for the summer’s heat, but with just a...


Dad’s Peach Ice Cream

2 reviews

"MY DAD was the ice cream maker at our house. We had an old-fashioned freezer that had to be cranked...


Milky Way Ice Cream

Our children don't have a lunch program at their school. So, once a month, another lady and I volunteer to...


Homemade Ice Cream

4 reviews

Take it from us dairy farmers, this old-fashion ice cream is marvelous! It's made from a treasured recipe passed down...


Cherry Ice Cream

For a homemade treat, this ice cream will make your family feel special.—Carol Dale, Greenville, Texas