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Cool Off with These Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

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July 19th is National Ice Cream Day! While you could go to your favorite ice cream shop, why not switch it up? Have you ever made ice cream at home? This is a fun activity to try, and kids will enjoy it too! If you aren’t sure where to start, check out these delicious homemade ice cream recipes to spend National Ice Cream Day the right way.

Old Fashioned Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Keep it classic with this recipe for Old Fashioned Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream by Adventures of Mel. Nothing cools you off after a long, hot day like some fresh vanilla ice cream! Using just a few ingredients and some handy kitchen tools, you’ll have some tasty ice cream in under an hour. The best part is, since it’s vanilla, you can mix in any additional ingredients! Mel recommends fruit, chocolate or caramel syrup, brownies, or cookies, but the options are endless!

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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

For a light and delicious sweet treat, this Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream will hit the spot! This recipe by Creations by Kara incorporates delectable flavors of blueberries, lemons, and cream cheese, and adds a crunch with graham crackers. The result is a unique, mouthwatering flavor of ice cream. You’ll want to stock up whenever you make this recipe!

lemon blueberry cheesecake ice cream

Image from Creations by Kara

Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Peanut butter cup lovers, this one’s for you! It doesn’t get much better than this peanut butter ice cream with peanut butter cups mixed in. Additionally, peanut butter sauce and fudge sauce get swirled into the ice cream, creating a decadent, delicious dessert. Be careful, once you start eating this recipe by Sugar Hero, it’s hard to stop!

peanut butter cup ice cream

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Homemade Orange Sherbet 

This Homemade Orange Sherbet by Jamie Sanders is the perfect summer dessert! Using just 5 ingredients, and of course, an ice cream maker, you’ll have a refreshing afternoon snack or post-dinner dessert. Not a fan of oranges? You can create many different variations of this sherbet, such as pineapple, lime, or peach! Can’t decide? Try making a new one each week!

orange sherbet

Image from Jamie Sanders

Do you like chocolatey, rich ice cream? Or are you in the mood for a light, fruity treat? No matter what you like, with these homemade ice cream recipes, you’ll enjoy a tasty dessert on National Ice Cream Day.

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