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Three Delicious Ice Cream Recipes

 

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In my mind there is nothing that screams “summer” more than a big dish of homemade ice cream. One taste of freshly churned ice cream and I feel like I should be sitting outside on a big porch swing enjoying a warm summer day. Even if in reality it is the middle of winter and cold outside.

Homemade ice cream is not difficult to make and fresh ice cream is definitely worth the effort. To get the best ice cream it is necessary to have an ice cream maker, but they are available at a reasonable price and once you have one you will wonder how you lived without it. Especially when it comes to making non-dairy ice creams. Homemade is so much better than the store bought varieties widely available that there is no comparison.

Most of the time I make parve ice cream to serve after a meat meal, but Shavuot is the perfect excuse to serve dairy ice cream so that is what I will be churning up to serve after the blintzes.

Amaretto Ice Cream

While an unadorned scoop of ice cream makes a great dessert for everyday, when serving ice cream as the dessert for a festive meal I like to pair it with complimentary toppings to make it a complete dessert worthy of company. This Amaretto Ice Cream with Raspberry Sauce and Homemade “Magic Shell” is certainly an elegant ending for any meal. Creamy Amaretto ice cream is topped with a fresh raspberry sauce and a chocolate sauce that hardens into a crunchy shell, like “magic”. The chocolate sauce will keep for up to a month at room temperature, so it is a great thing to have on hand to add another layer of texture and flavor to any ice cream.

Another great thing about homemade ice cream is that it provides the opportunity to make flavors of ice cream that are not readily available in the stores. This mint ice cream is one of those flavors. It is nothing like the mint ice cream from the store. The fresh spearmint gives it a light herbal flavor that is reminiscent of mint tea. Its subtle sweetness is the perfect match for lightly sweetened strawberries and whipped cream.

Mint Ice Cream

Although Shavuot is a great opportunity to enjoy a dairy dessert, there are plenty of times when a non-dairy dessert is needed and this ice cream is the perfect solution. Creamy and refreshing, with the crunch of chocolate cream cookies, no one would ever suspect that this Mint Cookie Ice Cream is parve. Top it with rich chocolate ganache and it is sure to win over even those who don’t believe a parve ice cream can be worth eating.

With the weather starting to turn warmer and summer just around the corner these flavors are just the beginning of the possibilities for a whole summer of delicious ice cream making. For more ice cream flavors, such as Deconstructed Cheesecake, Coffee Toffee and Chocolate Peanut Butter Overload be sure to check out the current issue of the Joy of Kosher magazine.

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About Shoshana Ohriner

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Shoshana is the creator and author of two popular blogs�Couldn't Be Parve, specializing in naturally delicious dairy-free desserts, and Paleo Kosher Kitchen, focusing on healthy Paleo recipes. Her recipes have been published in a variety of newspapers, magazines, cookbooks and websites. She lives in California with her husband and three little boys.

 

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15 Responses to Three Delicious Ice Cream Recipes

  1. I have shared these delightful ice cream recipes on Face Book.

  2. avatar says: Gitti

    I shared this MMMouthwatering post on facebook. Now I’m screaming for ice cream!!!! Please send me an ice cream maker QUICK :) !

  3. Who doesn’t love ice cream? I will share this on Facebook and whatever I ake as well. Thanks again.

  4. avatar says: Rivki

    Sounds heavenly!!! Shared and would love to win!!!

  5. avatar says: ilana

    perfect treat as the weather gets warmer! I shared and would love to win!

  6. avatar says: Rivka

    Would love to win the ice cream maker to make these delicious recipes!

  7. avatar says: Kirsty

    Have shared these & can’t wait to try them myself with a new ice cream maker!!!

  8. avatar says: tova

    i shared this awesome ice cream recipes!! the contest ends on my wedding day! :) me and my fiance love ice cream and hope i can make him some homemade deliciousness!!!

  9. avatar says: Nancy

    Who doesn’t like ice cream?? Its a special treat anytime of the year.

  10. I have shared these ice cream recipes on my facebook account, love the pictures, they look so good!!

  11. Love ice cream! even more with an ice cream maker!

  12. avatar says: Jamie

    I shared on facebook. I would love to make Parve ice cream!

  13. avatar says: Mavis

    I shared this on FB.

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