Ice cream, gelato, sorbet and ice pops — frozen treats hit the spot on a hot summer day. Check out these recipes, which earned top ratings from our customers and are guaranteed to beat the heat.
|Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream
With strawberry season on its way out, now is the time to prepare this dessert. The berries’ intensely sweet aroma and flavor will shine.
|Dark Chocolate Gelato
This ultra-creamy gelato is rich with chocolate flavor, and it’s deceptively simple to make — perfect for summer entertaining.
This soft, light sorbet showcases ripe blackberries at their peak, flavored with just sugar and fresh lemon juice.
|Butter Pecan Ice Cream
Two layers of pecan flavor go into this nutty ice cream. Chopped pecans steep in the custard base, then brown sugar-glazed nuts are swirled in at the very end for a sweet flavor and crunchy texture.
These colorful pops have slices of fresh banana frozen inside a strawberry-yogurt blend for a kid-friendly snack or dessert.
|Philadelphia-Style Vanilla Ice Cream
“Philadelphia-style” ice cream is made by simply churning milk, cream, sugar and flavorings, without cooking a custard base on the stove. It’s quick and easy to make (and it’s especially delicious on top of a crispy cone).
Sugar syrup and fresh plums make the base for this refreshing sorbet, flavored with a dash of liquor to create an even creamier texture.
|Fresh Peach Ice Cream
Ripe, juicy peaches capture the best of summer in this straightforward recipe, which is packed with real peach flavor.
|Blueberries and Cream
This simple recipe uses blueberry syrup and heavy cream to create a beautiful frozen dessert with a perfectly smooth texture.