55 Recipes To Make You The Empress Of Ice Cream

Feature image by Vicky Wasik via Serious Eats.


Hello and welcome to this thing we’re doing where we help you figure out what you’re gonna put in your mouth this week. Some of these are recipes we’ve tried, some of these are recipes we’re looking forward to trying, all of them are fucking delicious. Tell us what you want to put in your piehole or suggest your own recipes, and we’ll talk about which things we made, which things we loved, and which things have changed us irreversibly as people. Last week, we ate a bunch of spicy things.

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I’ve opened with a pile of recipes for vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free or paleo ice creams, because not eating fun things is the worst and fuck everyone with fully functional digestive systems. (Recipes for people will fully functional digestive systems follow.) If you don’t have an ice cream machine there are a few ways around it, using a bag of ice and a hand mixer, or just a bag of ice. (Serious Eats also has a guide to making vegan ice cream.) There are also a few things to make with already existing ice cream you have made or purchased, because looking at photos of rainbow-sprinkle-covered ice cream bars is very soothing.


Ice Cream For People With Dietary Requirements

1. Magic One-Ingredient Ice Cream

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2. Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

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3. Vegan Mint Chip Ice Cream

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4. Vegan, Sugar-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Ice Cream

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5. Raw Vegan Paleo Gluten-Free SCD Refined-Sugar-Free Pistachio Ice Cream

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6. Dairy-Free Soy-Free Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream

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7. Dairy-Free Chocolate Ice Cream

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8. Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Ice Cream

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9. Vegan Salty Peanut Butter Ice Cream

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10. Vegan Sea Salt Caramel Coconut Ice Cream

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11. Vegan Coconut, Lime, and Rum Ice Cream

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12. Rooibos Tea and Date Ice Cream

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13. Dairy-Free Lemon Ice Cream

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14. Fig, Coconut, and Blackberry Ice Cream

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15. Vegan Cake-Batter Ice Cream

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16. Vegan Paleo Fudge Tracks Ice Cream

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Ice Cream For People Without Relevant Dietary Requirements


17. Smoked Honey Mint Chip Ice Cream

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18. Sesame Ice Cream With Orange-Blossom Caramel

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19. Brown Butter Ice Cream

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20. Cinnamon Ice Cream

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21. Fig and Goat Cheese Ice Cream

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22. Caramelized Strawberry and Graham Cracker Crumble Ice Cream

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23. Brown Sugar-Balsamic Swirl Ice Cream

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24. Avocado Coconut Ice Cream

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25. Sweet Corn and Raspberry Ice Cream

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26. Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

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27. Stout and Pretzels Ice Cream

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28. Buttermilk Ice Cream

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29. Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

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Things To Make With Ice Cream


30. Mint Hot Fudge Sundaes

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31. Blood Orange-Curd Sundaes with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

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32. Champagne Sundaes With Pound-Cake Croutons

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33. Savory Ice Cream Salad

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34. Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

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35. Sugar Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

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36. Chocolate Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches

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37. Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

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38. Spiced Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

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39. Cheesecake Ice Cream Sandwiches

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40. Vegan Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

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41. Five-Ingredient Chocolate and Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cake

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42. Brown Butter Baked Alaska

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43. Guinness Ice Cream Float

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44. Strawberry Lemonade Ice Cream Float

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45. Mochi Ice Cream

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46. Blackberry Ice Cream Pie

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47. Lemon Meringue Ice Cream Pie in Toasted Pecan Crust

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48. Vegan Easy Nutter Butter Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie

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49. Peanut Brittle and Caramel Crunch Ice Cream Pie

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50. Five-Ingredient Vegan Ice Cream Snickers

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51. Fried Ice Cream

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52. Ice Cream Pops

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53. Chocolate Covered Vanilla Ice Cream Bon Bons

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54. Ice Cream Cannoli

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55. Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Tacos

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Carolyn Yates is the NSFW Consultant, and was formerly the NSFW Editor (2013–2018) and Literary Editor, for Autostraddle.com. Her writing has appeared in Nylon, Refinery29, The Toast, Bitch, Xtra!, Jezebel, and elsewhere. She recently moved to Los Angeles from Montreal. Find her on twitter.

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8 Comments

  1. I hope this isn’t too forward of me, but I love you.
    Due to my asthma turning into a bitch, I switched over to Paleo in February, and while I feel monumentally better healthwise, I feel tiny tears of loss spring to my eyes every time I walk by an ice cream parlor.
    Just, Thank You!
    I might even invest into an ice cream maker after the reading of this article!

  2. “…recipes for vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free or paleo ice creams…”

    This is great but one group of people with dietary restrictions is missing: diabetics. No sugar in your desserts is a big pain in the ass, and I know this from experience.

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