7 Amazing Things You Can Do with Ice Cream
Sure, you can top your ice cream with chocolate syrup and sprinkles, or you could eat it straight out of the pint. But the classic hot fudge sundae only scrapes the surface of what you can do with this frozen dairy treat.
As summer comes to a close, now is the perfect time to try some of the more innovative ways to eat ice cream. Here are some inventive ice cream recipes to add to your list.
Top it with olive oil
You wouldn't think that savory and sweet flavors would go together so well, but this recipe really works. All you need is vanilla ice cream, olive oil, sea salt, and some nuts to top it off.
Get our recipe for Savory and Sweet Olive Oil Ice Cream.
Top a grilled fruit sundae
If you're not grilling fruit, you're missing out. Make the most of the season by grilling stone fruit or pineapple, as we did in this sundae recipe.
Get our recipe for a Vanilla Grilled Pineapple and Rum Sauce Sundae.
Make ice cream sandwiches
This is a super-easy recipe to make with your kids while you're quarantining at home. The possibilities are endless!
Get our recipe for Ice Cream Sandwiches.
Add unexpected ingredients
Have you heard of avocado ice cream? Don't knock it until you try it! Our recipe features creamy avocados, sweetened condensed milk, and some sugar and lime juice for flavoring.
Get our recipe for Avocado Ice Cream.
Make homemade ice cream
Yes, it's easy to just buy a carton of ice cream at the store. But you can make homemade ice cream pretty easily—you don't even need an ice cream maker! Just whip the ingredients together and freeze them in a baking dish.
Get our recipe for Homemade Ice Cream.
Make old-fashioned milkshakes
You don't have to head to a diner to get a tasty milkshake. With a blender, a little milk, and your favorite toppings, you can turn that ice cream into a refreshing summer drink.
Get our recipe for Milkshakes.
Try ice cream bread
You might not think ice cream works as a baking ingredient, but we're here to prove you wrong. Ice cream bread works with any flavor of ice cream, and it's the perfect end-of-summer baking project.
Get the recipe from Cotter Crunch.
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