35 easy, healthy homemade ice-cream recipes for everyone!

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How can you go through these hot summer days? For many people, honestly, there comes always a time in the summer when eating ice-cream is greater than anything else. People, from adults to children, can eat ice-cream 3 times per day in the hottest period in summer, and why don’t you try making some cool and delicious homemade ice-creams to surprise your family and friends? That will be a great treat for the hot weather.

Healthy, Easy Homemade Ice-Cream Recipes – Best Recipes Ever

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Summer is a great time for everyone to enjoy some tasty and healthy ice-creams. When the weather becomes increasingly hot, you will be looking for ways to cool down your body and feeling. My favorite way is making and enjoying homemade ice-creams. That is the reason why today I give you some of the best easy, healthy homemade ice-cream recipes that will help you stay cool in summer without worrying about the food safety or prices.

1. Homemade Peach-And-Toasted Pecan Ice Cream

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This out of the easy, healthy homemade ice-cream recipes is jam-packed with 2 Southern favorites: nutty pecans and refreshing peaches. The pecans pack in a crunchy bite and the sweet peaches add great texture to this homemade ice-cream recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 cup peeled and coarsely chopped peaches
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon table salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup sugar

2. Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

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Serve the classic pie in ice-cream form! Key zest, graham cracker, crumbs, and lime juice make this ice cream taste just similarly to a lime pie. This is also one of the best easy homemade ice-cream recipes you should try!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed graham crackers
  • 1/3 cup Key lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Key lime zest
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup granular sweetener for ice cream

3. No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream

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The juiciness and sweet of strawberries meets velvety ice cream in this frozen summer recipe. You should serve it in a glass of ice-cream sundae to get a parlor-perfect presentation.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 (16-ounce) package thawed frozen strawberries or 1 (16-ounce) container fresh strawberries
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

4. Mocha Ice Cream

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This coffee-chocolate ice-cream concoction has divined taste, and is perfect to serve with biscotti.

Ingredients:

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 1 (8-ounce) package semisweet chocolate squares

5. Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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No fancy flavor can beat vanilla ice cream – the ultimate creamy classic. You can eat it simply pure, add your favorite toppings, or mix in fruit or chocolate.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup sugar

6. Banana-Coconut Ice Cream

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This is also one of the best easy, healthy homemade ice-cream recipes you should try and give your family in a hot day. This will definitely make your children surprise. The tropical flair of this ice cream is going to make you think you are in a cold land right away. You can opt for ripe bananas to get the boldest flavor.

Ingredients:

  • Garnish: toasted sweetened flaked coconut
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cream of coconut
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 4 cups milk
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut

7. Cherry-Bourbon Ice Cream

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Customize your own ice-cream flavor. You just need to buy a 1-qt. container of vanilla ice cream, allow it to become soft, add some ingredients, and let it refreeze. It tastes so great so that nobody can ignore it.

Ingredients:

  •  3 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped and drained pitted, canned cherries in heavy syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla bean extract or paste
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup granular sweetener for ice cream

8. Mocha Latte Ice Cream

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Mix semisweet chocolate and coffee into this dense ice cream. Then, you will need to add sliced almonds in case that you would like to break up the richness of the mocha.

Ingredients:

  • Garnish: dark-chocolate sticks
  • 2 ounces finely chopped semisweet chocolate
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon instant espresso
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup sugar

9. Pecan-Caramel Crunch Ice Cream

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Praline lovers: This is your ice cream. Packed with crunchy bits of a homemade caramel crisp, pecan-caramel crunch ice-cream has caramel topping and caramel flavor. This ice-cream will be able to help you gain weight a little bit, so it is really good for thin people.

Ingredients: 

  • Garnishes: oat mix and waffle cone pieces
  • 1 (20-ounce) bottle caramel topping
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 cups whipping cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups firmly packed domino light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed domino light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats

10. Vanilla Ice Cream With Fruit Blend

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You can freeze this soft for a firmer consistency or enjoy it right out of the ice-cream maker’s container. This is also one of the best easy homemade ice-cream recipes you should try!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 4 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs

11. No-Cook Chocolate-Almond Ice Cream

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Almonds add a nutty crunch to this super-simple recipe. Chocolate syrup and chocolate milk create the chocolaty taste that almost every kid loves. In fact, this is also one of the best easy, healthy homemade ice-cream recipes you should try once!

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 2/3 cup chocolate syrup
  • 2 cups whole chocolate milk
  • 1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

12. Summertime Peach Ice Cream

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Your family’s members will ask for this chilly treat many times later. Best of all, this 6-ingredient mixture does not require cooking, and you just need to stir everything.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups half-and-half
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (3.75-ounce) package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups (about 8 small ripe peaches) peeled, diced fresh peaches

13. Coffee-Chocolate Ice Cream

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Instant espresso gives plain chocolate ice-cream a wonderful flavor boost. You can enjoy this ice-cream with a warm brownie or simply let it stand alone.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup shaved semisweet chocolate baking bar
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup granular sweetener for ice cream

14. No-Cook Fig-Mint Ice Cream

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Fresh mint and figs combined for a delightful pair in this delicious and easy-to-make dessert. You will also not need to cook.

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped peeled fresh figs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

15. No-Cook Peach Ice Cream

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Many homemade ice cream recipes need to be cooked for a custard base. However, this simple peach ice-cream is made from evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, fresh peaches, and whole milk.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup peach nectar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 (15.25-ounce) can peaches in light syrup, drained or 4 peeled, sliced medium-size fresh ripe peaches
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

16. Buttermilk Ice Cream

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A new freezer favorite has arrived. This extremely simple to make recipe with 4 over-the-top variations gives an endless array of creamy and sweet ideas. There is a secret that makes this wonderful treat – you just need to opt for small or large (except crunchy ones) soft-baked cookies from your bakery.

Ingredients:

  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 cup whole buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half
  • soften 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese to room temperature

Tangy buttermilk and cream cheese give this one of the delicious easy homemade ice-cream recipes the creamy texture, and you will not need cooking for a traditional custard base. All you need to do is just stir in fresh fruit, crushed cookies, or spices, and chopped candy bars.

17. Cream Cheese Ice Cream

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This homemade ice-cream is described by one of my readers as a summer version of cream cheese frosting. This recipe is super delicious and you will have another scoop of this luscious and thick ice-cream.

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
  • cube and soften  1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups half-and-half

18. Lightened Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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In this lightened-up homemade vanilla ice-cream recipe, you will be able to make use of an all-natural granular sweetener instead of regular granulated sugar.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup granular sweetener for ice cream

In fact, this is also one of the best easy homemade ice-cream recipes you should try!

19. Lemon Icebox Pie Ice Cream

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This homemade ice-cream with a tangy citrus twist and 4 easy-to-find ingredients reinvents the classic Southern icebox pie.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup coarsely crushed graham crackers
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 3 to 4 lemons

In fact, this delicious and cool ice-cream can act as a useful assistant, helping you, your friends, and your family members together overcome the hottest summer days comfortably.

20. Vanilla Ice Milk

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Similar to the taste of ice-cream, ice milk has a wonderful creamy vanilla taste, using milk instead of cream to lighten it. This easy yet tasty six-ingredient homemade recipe is a perfect treat which can be made with your ice-cream maker easily without worrying about the extra fat stored in your stomach.

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated fat-free milk
  • 2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar-free, fat-free vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup sugar

21. Peach-Cinnamon Ice Cream

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Cinnamon adds an earthy spice to the flavor of cream and peaches, and freshly sliced peaches will help you garnish the dish.

Ingredients:

  • Garnish: sliced fresh peaches
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 4 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup peach nectar
  • 4 cups (about 3 pounds) peeled, diced fresh peaches

22. S’Mores Ice Cream

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In the hottest summer days, enjoying a delicious homemade S’mores ice-cream is one of the best ideas for you. Almost everybody loves roasting marshmallows by the fire. Therefore, how great it would be to put that gooey, roasted taste into an ice-cream? This recipe will be made easily with an ice-cream maker, but you can also choose many other ways to make the mixture cold and frozen without using ice-cream maker.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup coarsely crushed graham crackers
  • 2/3 cup marshmallow crème
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 6 egg yolks

23. Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

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If you have a food processor, a freezer, bananas, strawberries, you will be able to make one of the best easy homemade ice-cream recipes that everyone will love! Believe it or not, it is really great that you can also create a lot of recipes easily by mixing some fruits following this recipe, which you can do even if you are a slow cook.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1 medium banana

24. Honeycomb Ice Cream

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There is a different recipe which lets you know how to make the honeycomb candy used in this ice-cream recipe. This recipe is very simple yet healthy and delicious with special and cool taste.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely crushed honeycomb candy
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream

25. Salted Caramel Ice Cream

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If you have never tried salted caramel, especially homemade kinds, you really need to try once! Salted caramel ice-cream is one of the best easy homemade ice-cream recipes you should start with right from today.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon flaky sea salt (Start with 1/2 teaspoon of coarse sea salt and adjust to your taste)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups heavy cream, divided
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided

26. Nutella Ice Cream

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There are several of delicious easy homemade ice-cream recipes I have seen recently which contain Nutella, but this is the first time I see Nutella contained in an ice-cream recipe and I want to share it with readers. This is a great treat that you can enjoy whenever you want throughout the day, especially when you need something comforting.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups whole milk

27. Vegan Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

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This non-dairy recipe is perfect for my readers who are either lactose intolerant or Vegan. In addition, who does not want to make a pumpkin spice ice-cream? I am pretty sure that you can find out pumpkin easily, both fresh and canned ones.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened canned pumpkin puree
  • One 13.5 ounces can coconut milk (Avoid using low-fat or skim one)

28. Fresh Mint Ice-Cream

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Mint ice-cream is one of the best favorite flavors in the world. Therefore, I could not write a list of ice-cream recipes without mentioning it. Nevertheless, this is not your average mint ice-cream! This recipe requires to use fresh mint, and what could be better than that?

Ingredients:

  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups whole milk

29. Caramel Apple Sundaes

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The combination of apple and caramel makes this one of the best ice cream sundaes you will ever taste. Your cravings for sweet stuff will be satisfied with this easy to go ice-cream recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Nuts and oats
  • Cinnamon ice cream
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons Calvados
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ¼ cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 apples, peeled cored and sliced

30. Apple Butter Ice Cream With Ginger Chocolate Ganache

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The name of this recipe just sounds decadent. Apply butter ice-cream with ginger chocolate ganache is a super elegant and full-of-flavor sundae, but do not be fooled because it is not even difficult to make. You can make this for a party or to impress your boyfriend.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 1/3 cup apple butter
  • 4 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, finely grated
  • Gingersnaps

31. Cracker Jack Sundae

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You should love this recipe because it is very simple to make and taste wonderful. You do not have to measure out a lot of ingredients so that you can just enjoy this delicious ice-cream without spending too much time and effort. You can also try topping your vanilla ice cream with the peanuts, caramel, and popcorn. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • Peanuts
  • Caramel
  • Popcorn
  • Vanilla ice cream

32. Ice Cream With Chocolate Caramel Sauce

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Caramel and chocolate are my 2 favorite ice-cream flavors so this is a wonderful ice-cream sundae which I want to share with you. You are going to love this recipe as much as I do.

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla or coffee ice cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ounce coarsely chopped bittersweet chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

33. Easy Ice Cream Sundae

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I love the name of this homemade ice-cream recipe because it makes me feel really excited! When I am craving for an ice-cream, the last thing I want to do is spending time making it. I just want to go out and opt for ice-cream in the store. That is what makes this such recipe wonderful as you can make it yourself right at your own home.

Ingredients:

  • 2 quarts of your favorite ice cream
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 12 ounces crushed vanilla wafers
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips

34. Pina Colada Sundae

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This is another simple to make sundae. Pina Colada Sundae is reminiscent of a day at the beach and the flavors cannot be forgotten. You just need to cover the ice cream with the coconut and pineapple and serve.

Ingredients:

  • Shredded coconut
  • Fresh pineapple
  • Vanilla ice cream

35. Coconut Lime Ice Cream

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This is the last yet one of the best dairy-free ice cream recipes everyone loves to enjoy in hot summer days. It has the creamy taste of coconut mixed well with refreshing lime. Nevertheless, it requires an ice-cream maker. If you do not love dairy, you should invest in an ice-cream maker for good. Homemade is so much better than store bought! Therefore, you should try this recipe right from today!

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup Water
  • 1T lime zest
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 2 avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 can coconut milk

This is the list of 35 best easy homemade ice-cream recipes that are very simple for everyone to make and enjoy in hot summer days without worrying about their health. This list will help readers of VKool.com enjoy their delicious homemade ice-cream without worrying about the food safety or nutrition values.

If you think that my list of healthy homemade ice-cream recipes is useful for many people out there, do not hesitate to share this entire list with them and remember to let me see your feedbacks and comments!

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