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20+ Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

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With the weather warming up, and slow(er) days of Summer coming upon us, let’s take pause. At least once a week we are making time for each other and being intentional with our time.

homemade ice cream recipes

One of our special treats is ice cream (our favorite healthy version is also dairy-free!).While we could load everyone in the car and drive somewhere, the kids really enjoy making it themselves. Making your own at home is easier than you think!

21 Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Homemade Peach Ice Cream – Eat Healthy Eat Happy

This homemade peach ice cream made with fresh peaches is vegan, gluten free, and great for clean eating. It’s also no-churn, which means no ice cream machine is needed.

2 Ingredient Banana Nutella Ice Cream – Raining Hot Coupons

What’s easier than this? Homemade ice cream doesn’t have to be complicated. Entirely kid-friendly, it only requires two ingredients, and is easy even to get the kids involved in the creation process.

Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream – Crunchy Creamy Sweet

A little bit of chocolate, a little bit of cherry is mixed into this delicious treat. It has chocolate chunks, and the cherry makes a natural red swirl! There’s no ice cream machine needed.

No Churn Cake Batter Ice Cream – Housewife Eclectic

Cake batter ice cream takes the flavors of ice cream into an edible egg-free frozen treat. This recipe does not require an ice cream machine.

Homemade Apple Crumble Ice Cream – Don’t Waste the Crumbs

Fall inspired, this ice cream is great for any time of year. It has a crumbling topping rich in butter, and spiced baked apples on top of a homemade ice cream.

Magical Sweet Potato Chocolate Ice Cream – Top with Cinnamon

Many ice creams have some type of heavy cream, but this recipe is vegan and has no added sugar, making it healthily convenient.

Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl Ice Cream – Chocolate, Chocolate, and More

No need for an ice cream machine with this peanut butter and chocolate dessert combination, with a fudge swirl.

Blueberry Goat Cheese Coconut Ice Cream – Sweet Remedy

Deep purple is mixed with a pure white in this ice cream. With the exception of the goat cheese, it’s vegan. It doesn’t contain any eggs, regular milk, or heavy cream.

Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream – Chew Out Loud

Nothing says summer more than a soft, brightly colored mint. It’s light, making it ideal for those especially hot days.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Soft Serve – The Healthy Maven

Ready in minutes, this ice cream requires only three simple ingredients. Plus, it’s vegan, gluten-free, and paleo!

No Churn Salted Caramel Toffee Pretzel Ice Cream – Two Peas and Their Pod

Creamy mixes with salty in this ice cream mixed with a variety of salty toppings, and drizzled with caramel. This ice cream also doesn’t need an ice cream maker!

Watermelon Coconut Ice Cream – Baking Ginger

A little watermelon and a little coconut combine in this light pink ice cream. The recipe is made with an ice cream maker, but she provides an alternative recipe if you don’t have one.

No Churn Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream – Cincy Shopper

This cherry cheesecake ice cream is simple to put together, and doesn’t require an ice cream maker. It has cherry chunks, and has very simple and inexpensive ingredients.

Lemon Curd Ice Cream – Our Life Tastes Good

This lemon curd ice cream only has three-ingredients – a light, must try this summer. Plus, it doesn’t require an ice cream maker.

Butterscotch Ice Cream – Cookistry

For something with a classic taste, try this butterscotch ice cream, that has a rich butterscotch taste.

No Churn Coconut Ice Cream | Dessert Now, Dinner Later

Creamy and smooth, this ice cream only needs two ingredients for a simple snack. It doesn’t need an ice cream machine, and it’s easy to add your own flavored candies, chocolates, or fruits. This recipe also makes 16 servings, great for a party or large family.

3 Ingredient Homemade Ice Cream – Le Coin de Mel

Ready in three minutes, this homemade strawberry banana ice cream doesn’t require an ice cream maker.

Rocky Road Ice Cream – Barefeet in the Kitchen

Creamy chocolate is combined with almond flavored ice cream in this ice cream. Gooey marshmallows, chocolate chips, and almonds give it an array of different textures.

No Churn Mango Ice Cream – iFood Real

With only three ingredients, this mango ice cream is fantastic for clean eating. You don’t need an ice cream machine, and the recipe is practically no-fail!

3 Musketeers Homemade Ice Cream – Recipe Boy

Inspired by the candy bar, try this homemade ice cream, topped with chunky Three Musketeers!

Nutella Brownie Cheesecake Ice Cream – Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Chocolate and hazelnut combine in this ice cream great for Nutella lovers! It has crumbled brownies mixed in it, and the ice cream portion doesn’t require an ice cream maker.

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Stephanie

Saturday 7th of January 2017

The last time I tried to make a homemade ice cream it didn't go very well.

Jane

Thursday 9th of June 2016

Thank you so much for including my Watermelon Coconut Ice-Cream recipe :) Such a great list I can't wait to give all these recipes a try

Olena@iFOODreal

Tuesday 31st of May 2016

Well, thank you so much for listing my mango ice cream recipe and calling it no fail.:) It is. Thank you!:) I am also into ice cream a lot right now. My recent creation is strawberry rhubarb and I just tested pineapple macadamia one.

Whitney at Beauty in the Mess

Tuesday 31st of May 2016

Those sounds delicious too! I can't wait to try your mango ice cream recipe!!

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