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Ice cream recipes

61 Recipes

Indulgent ices and refreshing sorbets for hot days.

7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Bake peanut butter cookies and blitz frozen bananas with cream and vanilla to make this impressive speedy dessert. Kids will think they've hit the jackpot

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
61 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Is Angela Nilsen's vanilla ice cream the smoothest, creamiest homemade ice cream in history?

2 hrs
Easy
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7 ratings 1.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this strawberry ripple ice cream for a divine summer dessert. It's so simple and easily adaptable, just be sure to use a soft-set jam, as solid versions won't work

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Squish chocolate and salted caramel ice cream between two chocolate cookies to make this irresistible frozen dessert. Devour immediately or pop in the freezer

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Use sweet strawberries whilst they’re in season to make this fabulous homemade strawberry ice cream. It's perfect on its own or as an accompaniment summer desserts

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This summer recipe doesn’t need an ice cream machine - pop it in the freezer, then enjoy in the sunshine

30 mins
More effort
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Keep cool this summer with a simple yet indulgent frozen dessert. Who says ice cream sandwiches are for kids? Chocolate-coated coffee beans say otherwise...

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in our dairy-free and egg-free vanilla ice cream, the perfect dessert for summer as part of a vegan menu. Serve on its own or try with fresh berries

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Infuse ice cream with a double-hit of cinnamon - grinding your own spices is worth the extra effort

40 mins
More effort
21 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

You don't have to own an ice-cream maker to enjoy a homemade, freezer friendly staple

15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in homemade chocolate ice cream as the dessert course on a vegan menu. It's dairy free, egg free and gluten free, but still tastes delicious 

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Mix plump raisins and dark rum with creamy vanilla ice cream then sandwich between two oat and raisin cookies to make this decadent grown-up dessert

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Catering for a dairy-free diet doesn’t need to mean missing out on dessert. Enjoy this easy, creamy coconut, caramel and pecan ice cream as a treat

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Sandwich spoonfuls of strawberry cheesecake ice cream between two Viennese whirls to make this easy yet indulgent dessert. A perfect summertime sweet treat

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Children and adults will love this – part recipe, part science experiment. Milk transforms into delicious colourful ice cream in front of your eyes

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve up the wow factor at the end of a summer menu with this ice cream cake. It features layers of mango and raspberry sorbet, sponge, cream and chocolate

1 hr and 2 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the ultimate retro pudding mash-up, a combination of arctic roll meets black forest gateau, complete with chocolate sponge and an ice cream centre

53 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Children aged 3-6 can enjoy getting stuck in to making and eating this summery treat. Add your own toppings for extra fun

6 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a light and sophisticated after-dinner treat, why not whip up an affogato. Ice cream, espresso and amaretti biscuits are all you need

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try buttermilk ice cream instead of vanilla — it has the same richness but is balanced by a nice acidity. Garnish with crispy caramelised breadcrumbs

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

All the flavours of a gorgeous mug of malty cocoa, combined into a delicious ice cream

15 mins
More effort
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make your own no-churn ice cream with a recipe from the award-winning Our Cow Molly. You only need eggs, sugar and double cream for this cooling summer treat

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Create a pop-up bar for teens that serves ice cream sundaes. Choose the flavours everyone likes and offer a range of toppings so guests can help themselves

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
32 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A no-churn ice cream that's low-fat, superhealthy and counts as one of your five-a-day

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
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