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6 Homemade Ice Cream Recipes To Enjoy All Summer Long


Ever since giving the Datebox subscription service a try, Darby and I have been all about homemade ice cream. If you haven’t read all about how we made our own ice cream courtesy of Datebox, check out that post here.

I mean, what’s not to love about making your own ice cream? The only thing is, it’s usually time consuming, and when you want ice cream you want it, well, ASAP. But, you don’t have to own a churn and let the ice cream spin and spin for hours to enjoy a homemade treat.

You can make ice cream by hand using rock salt, too. And if you do happen to own a churn, even better!

Since making our own vanilla ice cream by-hand, we’ve been wanting to venture out and get a little more creative. What about peach ice cream? Or rocky road? Well, that’s where these recipes come in.

Check out how to make your favorite flavors in your very own kitchen, just in time for warm weather to kick in. The round-up we’ve provided below will be more than enough to get you through the summer season.

Whether you shake these yourself or add the ingredients to a churn, you will yield some delicious homemade ice cream flavors. Make sure you’ve got some rock salt handy, and get ready for a cone full of frozen dairy goodness. We see a quite a few scoops in your future!

1. Circus Animal Cookies Ice Cream

Recipe & Photo Via: Your Homebased Mom

It just doesn't get more festive than these cookie and sprinkle-filled scoops. This recipe actually requires a churn, but I mean, come on-- it's worth it!

2. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Recipe & Photo Via: tbsp

Mint and chocolate combine in a recipe that doesn't even require rock salt. Just mix these ingredients and put 'em in the freezer. Simple and delicious.

3. Dark Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream

Recipe & Photo Via: It's Always Autumn

Deep, dark chocolate and cream? Sign us up! Make room in your freezer because you need this lickable treat in your life!

4. Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream

Recipe & Photo Via: Thirty Handmade Days

Coffee creamer was used to add flavor to this ice cream, so choose your favorite and use it to sweeten your ice cream instead of your cup of joe!

5. Strawberry Ice Cream

Recipe & Photo Via: Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

Add a touch of fruit to your dessert with this strawberry recipe that's perfect for summertime!

6. Salted Caramel Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream

Recipe & Photo Via: earthyandy

How delicious dow this look? Coconut cream, Medjool dates and other healthy ingredients bring this frozen goodness to life.

Get these recipes in your freezer, and in just a few hours, you'll have one tasty treat. Homemade ice cream coming right up!

--Labels and Lacquer girls

If you like the idea of cooling down this summer (and who doesn't?!), then check out these summertime cocktail recipes.

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