24 Indulgent Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

You don't need to leave the house to enjoy parlor-quality ice cream. One of these easy recipes is guaranteed to satisfy your craving in no time.

Cake Batter Ice Cream

"Quick, easy and delicious. This was very sweet as written, but I have a crazy sweet tooth so I loved it!"

-Cinnamon Turtle

Italian Ice

"Since moving to the west coast, we have missed the Italian Ice we had so often in Philadelphia — now we can have it all the time."

-Jodi Marie in Chicagoland

Persian Ice Cream (Bastani)

"This was the first time I ever made custard-based ice cream, and it was delicious! The rose water and saffron go great together, without overpowering each other."

-Sephardi Kitchen

Amaretto Cheesecake Ice Cream

"This lives up to the intro — lightly sweet and even with the use of low-fat milk the combination of cream cheese and mascarpone cheese creates a rich product."


Classic Vanilla Ice Cream

"The flavor of this ice cream is excellent. Good texture — light and very creamy!"


No-Cook Peanut Butter Ice Cream

"I used half-milk and half-evaporated milk. Very rich and creamy and topped with hot fudge. Perfect!"


Delicious Orange Sherbet

"Amazing! Tasted great and was very easy, especially since no ice cream maker is needed."

-candy #7

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

"AWESOME! I made this with fat free half-and-half in place of the heavy cream and skim milk in place of the half-and-half — it was still thick and creamy and soooo tasty."


Creamy Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

"Just as the description said: Rich and creamy!"

-Kaccy G.

Super-Simple Sorbet

This easy recipe for sorbet can be made with strawberries or any other of your favorite fruits.

Coffee Ice Cream

"WOW!!!! We loved this. Perfect consistency. I do have one problem — I could see myself eating this everyday!"


Simple Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

"Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!!! I managed to find Andes Mint baking pieces in my baking aisle so I used those instead of mini chocolate chips."


Silky Mango Ice Cream

"Talk about a gelato that was fluffy, silky and delicious. It was great with the sweet coconut milk sauce too!"


Fudge Popsicles

"We loved these babies. Great chocolate flavors and such a quick and refreshing treat."


Fresh Georgia Peach Ice Cream

"This was a lovely ice cream, very fresh and not overly sweet."

-Mrs Goodall

French Vanilla Ice Cream

"Make sure you get the eggs really frothy and thick; that is KEY. I'd trade a tired-out whisking arm for this ice cream any day."


Sea Salt Ice Cream

"I had never made a cooked ice cream batter before, and this was a wonderful introductory recipe."


Strawberry Ice Cream

"This ice cream is amazing! I always make sure to puree the strawberries to avoid icy fruit chunks in the final ice cream."


Bag Ice Cream

"My 3-year old had a blast shaking the bag and wanted more after he inhaled the whole batch himself :)"


Raw Vegan Ice Cream

"Just made this and can't stop eating the batter. It's wonderful!"


Sea Salt Dulce De Leche Ice Cream

"Tried this yesterday and loved the caramel flavor, creaminess and slight salty texture."

-Bonnie G #2

Chocolate Gelato

"Super creamy and rich. I put the finished mixture into the freezer and left it undisturbed overnight. The next morning, the gelato turned out great."


Blueberries & Cream Ice Cream

"Excellent recipe. Very sweet and creamy. I didn't make enough!"


Coconut Milk Ice Cream

"If you like coconut and you like ice cream, you will love this! It is very easy to make & my family loves it!"