Looking for frozen dessert ideas? Want to make an impressive ice cream cake, silky parfait or delicious frozen yogurt? Try our ideas below then check out our summer dessert ideas, frozen yogurt recipes and yogurt recipes.
Best frozen dessert recipes
Try Turkish ice cream this summer, made with goat's milk and vanilla. Finish with a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.
The icebox cake is a US staple. Our version is made up of layers of ice cream and Oreos. Once you've finished it, put it in the freezer to firm up and it'll be easy to cut into wedges.
Shivi Ramoutar's yogurt bark is a great way to cool down on a hot day and makes for a novel BBQ dessert. It only takes 10 minutes of hands-on time too. Try changing up the toppings, if you like.
Check out this frozen Nutella cheesecake with classic bourbon biscuits and crunchy roasted hazelnuts. This indulgent dessert is easy to make and perfect for a summertime dinner party with friends. We have lots more Nutella recipes to try, too.
Kulfi is an Indian ice cream made by evaporating whole milk until it’s really rich and almost caramelised. The beauty of enriching the milk like this is that you don’t need an ice cream maker to churn and break up ice crystals, so it’s an easy pudding to make. We have more individually portioned dessert ideas here.
This recipe makes for an easy, speedy dessert for four. It's stylish, light and low-calorie, too – ideal for a summer dinner party.
This ice cream pie is an easy make-ahead dessert that everyone will love. It will keep for up to a week, wrapped in clingfilm in the freezer – in case you're not inclined to share.
Strawberries and cream frozen together make the best ice lollies. Roast the berries, mix with condensed milk and freeze for a fun take on the classic English summer flavour combination. Check out our other ice lolly recipes too.
Check out this super speedy dairy-free frozen yogurt. This easy recipe only uses three ingredients (lime, mango and coconut yogurt) and takes minutes to make.
These irresistible ice cream sandwiches are surprisingly quick to make and the ice cream part requires no churning whatsoever. (We have lots more ice cream sandwich recipes where this came from.)
Try this elegant avocado dessert with frozen yogurt and meringue to serve at your next dinner party.
Try our recipe for indulgent and creamy homemade chocolate gelato spiced up with black pepper. 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.
Salted caramel is welcome in any dessert of ours, and here it's got a peanut butter twist which makes it even more indulgent and addictive. Serve this silky frozen ice cream parfait at a dinner party, or keep a tub of it in the freezer for when you want a treat.
Chocolate, ice cream and cake: three things we love in our puddings. Try this easy layered ice cream cake for a fun dessert.
Recreate this adored treat created by Jonas Karlsson of Linnea restaurant in Kew. Frozen Daim bar parfait is topped with caramelised chopped almonds and amaretto sauce to make a fun buy stylish dessert.
Handmade double-cream ice cream, ripples of salty caramel butterscotch and crunchy, rich, dark chocolate. This is the dessert you’ve been dreaming of, from Chelsea restaurant Rabbit.
Try our black cherry granita – it's a perfect summer palate cleanser. This recipe is super quick and easy to make, and it's great for a big crowd.