We love ice cream — and we’re not the only ones. As temperatures rise, we have seen meltingly delicious dessert inspiration from some of our favorite bloggers. From fresh fruit and fro-yo to spices — and, yes, bacon — here’s a roundup of frozen treats we can’t wait to make this summer.
|Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream by Cooking Classy|
Fresh mint gives natural flavor to this ice cream, dotted with chopped bittersweet chocolate.
|Cinnamon Ice Cream by The Pioneer Woman|
Real vanilla beans and whole cinnamon sticks take this sweet, spiced ice cream to the next level.
|Roasted Strawberry Vanilla Bean Frozen Yogurt by Completely Delicious|
You only need four ingredients to make this gorgeous frozen yogurt — no custard required!
|Devils on Horseback Ice Cream by Lady and Pups|
Bacon-wrapped dates are the inspiration for this sweet-salty combo, enriched with bacon fat, crispy bacon bits and brandy-soaked dates.
|Peanut Butter Fudge Ice Cream Sandwiches by The Sugar Hit|
You can use prepared or scratch vanilla ice cream to make these treats of soft chocolate cookies and ice cream with chunks of peanut butter fudge.
|Vegan Toasted Coconut and Pistachio Ice Cream by Joy the Baker|
Here’s a light, dairy-free ice cream you can make almost entirely with pantry staples, packed with chunks of toasted coconut and salted pistachios.
|Blackberry Ice Cream by Bon Appetempt!|
A super simple blackberry puree combines with a classic sweet cream base to create this summertime scoop.
|Honeyed Buttermilk and Chamomile Ice Cream by A Sweet Spoonful|
Infusing cream with chamomile flowers gives it a lovely, herbal taste that perfectly complements tangy buttermilk and honey.
|Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream by Hungry Girl por Vida|
This rich, dark chocolate ice cream has swirls of peanut butter shell for a sweet-salty contrast.
|Simple Strawberry Ice Cream by Delightful Crumb|
This ice cream is like magic: you don’t even need an ice cream maker. It’s the ideal canvas to let summer berries shine.
|Salted Caramel Ice Cream with Honey Pecan Pralines by Sifting Focus|
Here’s a marriage made in ice cream heaven: deep salted caramel and sweet, crunchy, nutty praline.
|White Pine and Rosemary Ice Cream by Apt. 2B Baking Co.|
That’s right: pine! Its bright, earthy, citrusy flavor makes for a crisp counterpoint to rich ice cream.
|Honey & Cornbread Ice Cream by Take a Megabite|
Speaking of unexpected combinations, this recipe makes a honey ice cream with cornbread mixed in — great for a BBQ!
|Strawberry Lemonade Frozen Yogurt by Kitchen Simplicity|
Fresh strawberries, tart lemon juice, and creamy, bright Greek yogurt — this is no ordinary fro-yo.
|Double Chocolate Ice Cream with Cookie Pieces by Baked by Rachel|
Intense, double chocolate ice cream meets a host of chocolate cookie chunks in this chocoholic’s dream.
|Almond Torte Mascarpone Ice Cream with a Brown Butter Almond Crunch by How Sweet It Is|
If you’re doubtful about cheese in ice cream, here’s a recipe that may change your mind: bits of almond cake (with frosting!) in a creamy mascarpone base with a nutty, crunchy topping.