Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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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 especially) if the shop isn't in your corner of the country, consider giving the recipe a try! —Andrea Potischman, Menlo Park, California

Bourbon Ice Cream

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


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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...


Blackberry Daiquiri Sherbet

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

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...


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...


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...

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...


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Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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...


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...


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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...

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Toasted Hazelnut and Chocolate Ice Cream

1 review

The flavors in this ice cream take me back to European vacations I've enjoyed in the past. I am a...


Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream

6 reviews

The third U.S. president is credited with jotting down the first American recipe for this treat. No vanilla bean on...


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Java Crunch Ice Cream

My daughter loves this decadent ice cream and begs me to make it often. Instant coffee adds a wonderfully rich...


Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

30 reviews

After sampling this flavor at an ice cream stand, I kept trying to duplicate it until it was just right....


Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

3 reviews

We have a cow, so homemade ice cream is a regular dessert in our household. This creamy mint chocolate chip...