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Powdered Milk

Powdered Milk Ice Cream Recipes?This page contains powdered milk ice cream recipes. Believe it or not you can make delicious ice cream at home starting with powdered milk.


Old Fashioned Shake

Making Old Fashioned Soda Fountain TreatsThis is a page about old fashioned soda fountain treats. Most soda fountains served sodas, floats, sundaes, shakes and malts and the ever popular banana split. You can make them at home.


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Mocha ShakesMy family loves the Mocha shakes we get at Dairy Queen, etc., but at $3.50 a pop for a small, it's way too expensive! We've improvised at home, and now the Mocha Shakes are the favorite drinks of the house.


A scoop of rocky road ice cream next to marshmallows and nuts.

Rocky Road Ice CreamRocky Road usually combines chocolate ice cream with nuts and marshmallows, resembling a muddy road. This delicious treat was introduced in 1929 by the Dreyer Ice Cream company in California and has been enjoyed for generations.


A bowl of butter pecan ice cream.

Butter Pecan Ice CreamThis is lower sugar and very rich butter pecan ice cream using the traditional 'custard' method. I only used 1/2 the sugar called in the recipe and use pure heavy cream.


blended pineapple and coconut milk

Making a Dole Pineapple WhipThe Dole pineapple whip is a popular treat invented by the Dole Pineapple company for the Disney parks. This delicious soft serve copycat recipe is made with only two ingredients.


Honey Ice

Honey Ice Cream RecipeHoney is a delicious addition to homemade ice cream. This page has a recipe for making honey ice cream.


Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream

Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream RecipeEnjoy this non-dairy treat with the yummy flavors of chocolate and cherries. This page contains a cherry chocolate ice cream recipe.


dish of purple yam homemade ice cream

Ube (Purple Yam) Homemade Ice CreamThis was my first time to make ice cream without an ice cream maker. It is such a big achievement for me, as I didn't research the recipe on how to make ice cream. This is purely one of my cross fingered kitchen experiment!



Grilled Bananas with Ice CreamHere is a twist on a banana split, grilled bananas with ice cream. Grilling bananas helps bring out the sweetness. This page shows you how to grill bananas.


Fudge Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Fudge Brownie Ice Cream SandwichesA yummy, frozen chocolate dessert for a special occasion. This is a page about fudge brownie ice cream sandwiches.



Ice Cream Sandwiches - chocolate on cookie sandwich

Maria's Cookies Ice Cream SandwichesThis is a page about Maria's cookies ice cream sandwiches. A quick, inexpensive way to serve ice cream treats with ready made cookies.


Mango "Ice Cream"

Making Mango Ice CreamThis is a page about making mango ice cream. This delicious ice cream contains mangos and coconut milk instead of dairy.


Ice Cream Sandwiches with Blackberry Sauce

Ice Cream Sandwiches with Blackberry SauceThis is a page about ice cream sandwiches with blackberry sauce. Summer is blackberry season. Use some fresh or frozen berries to make a sauce and serve over an ice cream sandwich for an easy to make delicious treat.


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4th of July Ice Cream SandwichesThis is a page about 4th of July ice cream sandwiches. Turn ordinary ice cream sandwiches into a treat decorated for the Fourth.


Banana Split Bites

Making Banana Split BitesBanana splits are a dessert favorite of just about everyone. Make this delicious dessert easy to share by making it bite sized. This is a page about making banana split bites.


Eggless Ice Cream Ingredients

Ice Cream Recipe Without EggsThis is a page about ice cream recipe without eggs. Egg free ice cream eliminates the need to cook your base and results in a delicious, creamy, frozen dessert.


Candy Shake

Candy Shake RecipesThis page contains candy shake recipes. You don't need to go to your local ice cream restaurant to enjoy a delicious shake made with your favorite candy.


Banana Split

Making a Banana SplitThis is a page about making a banana split. Perfect for sharing, the banana split is delightfully simple dessert to prepare. Put your own spin n this classic dessert by combining your favorite ice cream and topping flavors over a sliced banana.


Homemade Ice Cream

Homemade Ice Cream RecipesThis page contains homemade ice cream recipes. A fun activity that creates a lot of interest at a party or any day is making ice cream.


A bowl of snow ice cream with a spoon.

Snow Ice Cream Tips and RecipesThis page contains snow ice cream tips and recipes. Want to make a fun winter treat? Collect fresh snow add a few ingredients and voila you have snow ice cream.


Ice Cream with Chocolate Topping

Ice Cream Topping RecipesIce cream servings can become extra special with a variety of different toppings. This page contains ice cream topping recipes.


Chocolate and vanilla ice cream sundae.

Sundae RecipesThis page contains sundae recipes. Ice cream covered in your favorite topping is a favorite dessert.


Photo of homemade ice cream sandwiches.

Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches RecipesThis page contains homemade ice cream sandwiches recipes. Ice cream sandwiches are a wonderful treat for the whole family. Making your own ice cream sandwiches is easy and a lot of fun.


Someone scooping homemade ice cream.

Making Homemade Ice CreamThis is a page about making homemade ice cream. Making your own ice creams gives you endless flavor possibilities. There are a number of different methods and devices for making homemade ice cream.


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Brownie Ice Cream SandwichPrepare the cake pans by greasing them and lining the bottoms (not the sides) with waxed paper. Prepare brownie mix according to the package directions.



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Grape Juice FloatCombine grape juice, lemon juice and cider in large bowl. Add sugar. Add ginger ale just before serving. Fill 4 glasses 3/4 full.


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Recipes for an Electric Ice Cream Maker?I have an electric ice cream maker and I'm looking for a delicious vanilla ice cream recipe that you've already tried. I made one and it was so sickeningly sweet that I couldn't finish it!


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Banana Split DessertWhat's not to like, makes my mouth water thinking about it!


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Ice Cream Sandwich DelightEasy and so so tasty! Make pudding as directed. Let cool in fridge until set. When set, take a large dollop of pudding and spread it along the bottom of a baking dish. Unwrap all the ice cream sandwiches and arrange on top of pudding.


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Chocolate Sundae DessertCrush cookies, add butter; blend well. Reserve about 1/2 cup for topping and press crumbs into a 9x13 inch pan; freeze. Combine the sugar, milk and chocolate and bring to a boil; cool.


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Freezer Peach Ice CreamPlace in food processor bowl peaches and condensed milk; cover and process until smooth. Add whipping cream and orange juice; blend well. Spoon into 8 or 9 inch square glass or plastic container.


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Butterfinger Ice Cream?How do I make homemade Butterfinger ice cream?


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Bubba's Chocolate Cookie Crumb Ice Cream In a heavy medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together the cream, milk and sugar until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is scalded.


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Low-Fat Vanilla Ice Cream?Please, can anyone help? My son has egg allergies plus he cannot tolerate too much fat in his food, but he loves vanilla ice cream. Does anyone have a recipe for vanilla ice cream without eggs and preferably made with evaporated or condensed milk instead of cream?


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Strawberries and Ice CreamReally fresh and suitable for hot days. Easy to make!


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Ziploc Ice CreamThis would be a great craft at a child's birthday party. How fun would it be for kids to make their own their very own ice cream to go on their slice of cake. Since we are all kids at heart and love ice cream, grown ups can do it too.


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Buster Bar DessertCrush regular size package of Oreo cookies. Add 1/2 cup melted margarine. Press into 9x13 inch pan. Spoon ice cream over crust. Sprinkle a layer of peanuts over the ice cream.


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Recipe for Coconut Milk Ice Cream?Can anyone give me a recipe for homemade ice cream using coconut milk? Do you just substitute the coconut milk for the cream and the milk? We are dairy intolerant.


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Grape Ice CreamRecipes for Grape Ice Cream


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Basic Ice CreamCombine 1 quart milk and next 3 ingredients in double boiler. Cook until thick, stirring constantly. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks. Add hot mixture to egg yolks, gradually, beating constantly. Chill in refrigerator until cool.



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"Fried Ice Cream"When ready to serve, pull it out of the freezer and cut it into serving size pieces. Top with a drizzling of chocolate syrup and a maraschino cherry for an extra flair.


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Chocolate Peanut Ice CreamIn saucepan, combine sugar, flour and salt. Stir in milk, egg and chocolate. Beat rapidly with rotary beater until chocolate is blended. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Boil 1 minute.


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Five Minute Ice CreamCombine the frozen strawberries and sugar in a food processor or blender. Process until the fruit is roughly chopped. With the processor running, slowly pour in the heavy cream until fully incorporated.


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Ice Cream in a CanWe make ice cream in a can all the time at family get togethers. Here's our basic recipe:


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Praline Ice Cream SauceCombine all ingredients in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly 10 minutes or until sauce is thick and smooth. Cool slightly. Serve over vanilla ice cream.


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Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice CreamBeat eggs until foamy in large bowl. Gradually add sugar and beat until thickened. Add milk, cream, vanilla and salt. Mix well. Pour into freezer and freeze.


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Caramel Coffee Ice CreamScald milk in top of double boiler. Caramelize sugar in butter. Add caramelized sugar to hot milk slowly, stirring constantly. Combine well beaten eggs with sugar, salt, instant coffee and flour.


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Almond Ice Cream BallsScoop ice cream into 4 large balls. Place on a baking sheet; freeze at least 1 hour. Quickly coat with almonds and return to freezer. Combine fudge sauce and amaretto or almond extract.


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Maple Walnut Ice CreamIn a small saucepan, heat half and half to 175 degrees F; stir in sugar. Cool quickly by placing pan in a bowl of ice water; stir for 2 minutes.


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Pineapple Cherry Ice CreamMaking your own ice cream isn't as hard as it may seem.


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Vanilla Ice CreamI put all this right in my metal Ice cream container, stirred it up, then put the lid on the container, put the metal container into my freezer for about 4 hours.


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Ice Cream Cookie DessertIn a medium bowl, mix 3 3/4 cups crushed cookies and butter. Press into 9x13 inch pan. Spread with ice cream and freeze until set.


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Orange Sherbet DessertCrush cookies in bottom of 9x13 inch cake pan. Mix in the margarine. Soften sherbet and Cool Whip. Mix together. Pour over cookies and freeze. should be taken out of freezer shortly before serving.


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Double Butterscotch Ice Cream DessertRecipe for Double Butterscotch Ice Cream Dessert. Prepare pudding mix according to package directions, using 1 3/4 cups milk. Chill 15-20 minutes. Whip until fluffy. . .


Ice Cream Sandwiches with Blackberry Sauce

Ice Cream Sandwiches with Blackberry SauceI recently made a bunch of blackberry sauce for using on ice cream and waffles. My son decided to put some on his ice cream sandwich and it was amazing! He also added a few fresh raspberries. Give it a try. :)


Fudge Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Homemade Ice Cream SandwichesOne of my kids doesn't like cake (seriously!), so we made these ice cream sandwiches for my birthday this year. You can use any kind of ice cream you like. We did half vanilla ice cream and half mint cookie. The fudgy brownie was soooo yummy.


ice cream sundae

Old Fashioned Soda Fountain Treats (Part 4 -...There is nothing better in the world than homemade toppings for ice cream. You can make so many more flavors than you can buy at the grocery store.


Snow Ice Cream

Snow Ice CreamSnow ice cream is a fun recipe to make with the kids. All you needs is clean snow and a few other ingredients. It is sure to become a family tradition that everyone looks forward to!


ice cream sundae

Old Fashioned Soda Fountain Treats (Part 3 -...Well, here we are with part three of our "walk down Memory Lane". I sure hope you enjoy these recipes as much as I did. The basic construction of a sundae is ice cream in the bottom with a topping and garnishes on top.


coated ice cream

Easy Ice Cream Shell CoatingJust 2 ingredients from your kitchen and in 15 seconds you can make an ice cream shell coating. It's healthier and inexpensive!


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Float made with cherry 7-up

Cherry 7-Up FloatWatch this video and learn a fun twist on the classic root beer float.


4th of July Ice Cream SandwichesKids love ice cream sandwiches.


fried ice cream video

Fried Ice Cream RecipesGreat video about making fried ice cream. It's easier to make than you think.



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Using Heavy Cream to Make Ice Cream?When making ice cream with heavy whipping cream how do I get rid of the waxy or buttery stuff. It is very unpleasant. The taste is great, but the waxy stuff isn't.


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Homemade Ice Cream Too Hard?I make a lot of ice cream and it is really yummy, but it is always hard to scoop out of the plastic container therefore sometimes splitting the container. I know there is a secret to soft ice cream, so could anyone tell me how to make my ice cream soft?


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Making Ice Cream?How do you make ice cream?


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Making Ice Cream Without Heavy Whipping Cream?How do I make homemade ice cream without heavy cream?


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Making Powdered Milk Ice Cream?What is cream powdered milk?


Low Fat Ice Cream Recipe?I would like to have a recipe for a low fat ice cream to make in the Kitchen Aid ice cream maker attachment. Can anyone help me? I would really appreciate it.


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