There’s nothing like homemade ice cream, and we have the best easy ice cream recipes to make in your ice cream maker, along with some no-churn ice cream recipes. We have plenty of ideas, from a classic homemade vanilla ice cream recipe, to show-stopping ice cream cake recipes and a fab dairy free ice cream idea.
Make an ice cream cake with your homemade ice cream. We have some show-stopping ice cream cake recipes, from pistachio and chocolate ice box cake to white chocolate and strawberry ice cream cake.
Brown butter adds a nutty, caramelised flavour to creamy vanilla ice cream in this recipe. It’s a little effort but so worth it
Strawberry ice cream is a family favourite but home-made just tastes so much better. This recipe for no-churn double strawberry ice cream is super easy and makes delicious, creamy ice cream that everyone will love.
One of our favourite festive bakes, and one that goes down especially well on Christmas Eve. Layers of fudgy chocolate brownie cake sandwiched with ice cream, which you can mix and match using your favourite flavours. Make in advance and keep in the freezer, in a freezable container, for up to 1 month.
Making this delicious maple honeycomb ice cream is easier than you may think with step-by-step help from the olive test kitchen. It’s guaranteed to be a new family favourite any time of year.
Try our recipe for indulgent and creamy homemade chocolate with black pepper gelato. Gelato differs from ice cream in the fat content – ice cream is usually made with cream, while gelato is milk based. The trick to this silky smooth gelato is to add some liquid glucose – this lowers the freezing point so it doesn’t freeze rock solid.
Dairy-free, no-churn, no-effort ice cream. Plus it’s healthy! What’s not to love? Once you’re confident, why not try experimenting with different flavours.
The icebox cake is a US staple – the biscuits become pleasantly softened by the ice cream and the whole thing holds together so you can cut it into wedges.
The coolest, most irresistible ice cream sandwiches in existence. They’re surprisingly quick to make and the ice cream part requires NO CHURNING whatsoever!
A modern twist on classic flavours makes this rice pudding ice cream from Soho restaurant Old Tom & English an easy but impressive dessert – perfect for entertaining.
This luxurious frozen pud combines two of the trendiest new flavours on dessert menus: smooth peanut butter and the delicious sweet and salty combo of salted caramel.
Easy homemade ice cream. Master your own praline, then make a custard-based ice cream, mix in the caramel-pecan nuts and freeze. Serves six.
White chocolate and strawberry ice cream, cake: three things we love the most in our puddings. Try this easy layer cake for the perfect dinner-party dessert.
Honey, honey! The best ice cream made with a simple-to-follow custard-based recipe. Quickly stir broken honeycomb through it to serve. So easy, so good.
This no-churn homemade ice cream with delicious blackcurrant sauce rippled through is the perfect weekend treat for the family – good for garden gluts too.
Impress your guests with a quick and easy homemade vanilla ice cream with just 20 minutes of prep. Serve alongside your favourite dessert or just on its own.
Valentine Warner’s elderflower ice cream is light, aromatic and calls for only five ingredients. You don’t even have to go and pick your own elderflower – a good cordial will work just fine.
A grown-up version of Italy’s favourite flavour, this bitter chocolate ice cream is easy to make and makes a sophisticated ice cream cone dessert alternative. Indulgent, intense and seriously chocolatey!
Peach melba is a classic British dessert created to honour the Australian soprano Nellie Melba. Try the great combination of peaches and raspberries in our peach melba ice cream for a sweet and tart frozen dessert for summer.
These smooth ice cream puds are topped with crystalized ginger. They’re a quick and easy way to up your pudding game.
You won’t believe how quick and easy this no-churn ice-cream recipe is. There’s no need to make a custard base – just blend bananas, cream and sugar and freeze.
Pack tubs of ice cream into a big bowl of ice. Make some easy sauces then pile up bought ingredients into pretty bowls and glasses so guests can build their own bespoke sundae.