Monday, 24 June 2013
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Right now everyone seems to be screaming for some decent weather but I have absolutely no problem eating ice cream when it's snowing outside (especially not when it's a Twister ice cream cake) so here are our top ten ice cream, sorbet and ice lolly recipes.
You can't have an ice cream list without a baked alaska!
The best thing about making ice cream at home is that you get to choose the flavours. Walls don't do pumpkin ice cream! Pumpkin not your thing? Try our traditional chocolate ice cream, or our emergency raspberry ice cream. You might have to wait a while for plums to be in season, but when they are, this plum ice cream is divine. And if you're feeling festive (in June? Have you been watching Love Actually?), mince pie ice cream is perfect.
If you want to so something a little unusual with your ice cream, try making peanut butter ice cream truffles. No one will know they're ice cream until they take a bite.
Wow, Hazel's fruit ice lollies look gorgeous, don't they?
Semifreddo is an Italian dessert that literally translates is 'half frozen'. It's a sort of frozen mousse parfait thingy, and frankly, much easier to make than ice cream. Try our raspberry and almond semifreddo recipe.
Ice cream bread! It sounds like madness, but it's like a brilliant brioch-y treat.
Obviously, we have to finish off with a palate cleanser. Try our sunshine granita, lemon ice, whip up our simple chocolate sorbet, or try our famous Hendrick's gin sorbet.
Got more ice cream ideas? Tell us in the comments! And if you want more food inspiration, check out the rest of our recipe compilations.