Did you recently invest in a great ice cream maker and have no idea what to do with it? Do you have an old ice cream machine that you haven’t been using for a while? I’ve got the answers for both questions. Grab that machine, some ice cream ingredients, and create a dazzling dessert today. Store-bought ice cream is convenient and yummy, but not healthy. So, have a look at the wholesome recipes that you can make in your ice creamer and maybe your time spent in the kitchen will bring more benefits to your body than the time spent in the supermarket line.
1. Chocolate Peanut Butter and Salted Pretzel Ice Cream
This super rich, smooth, and flavorful ice cream is a perfect afternoon pick-me-up snack.
Peanut butter helps to boost your brain power while chocolate lifts your energy and mood. Salted pretzels add a hidden flavor, making your ice cream unbelievably delicious. The great news is you can easily turn it into a vegan-friendly treat with just a couple of ingredient tweaks.
2. Vegan Watermelon Ice Cream
What can be more refreshing than a bowl of watermelon ice cream?
Watermelon is fortified with dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin B6, magnesium, iron, and calcium as well as contains 17% of your daily recommended intake of vitamin A and 20% of vitamin C. Doesn’t it sound healthy? Despite being vegan, this watermelon ice cream is super creamy and fabulously sweet.
3. Cotton Candy Ice Cream
It doesn’t have to be blue; you can use any food coloring you have or wish.
Cotton candy ice cream looks like you spent hours in the kitchen while in fact, all it takes is several minutes and some easy mixing of 6 ingredients. Although the original recipe includes heavy whipping cream and whole milk, you can opt for nut milk and coconut butter instead for a quick vegan twist.
4. Lychee Ice Cream
One of the popular summer fruits, lychee is often overlooked when it comes to ice cream.
Lychee ice cream is a tasty way to provide your body with essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, dietary fiber, protein, magnesium, potassium, iron, vitamin B6, copper, riboflavin, and niacin. This miracle fruit strengthens the immunity, aids in digestion, regulates blood pressure, and fights bacteria. Canned lychees might not be as healthy as fresh ones, but they do contain some nutrients as well.
5. Coffee Halva Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Coffee lovers, rejoice! I saved something fantastic for you.
This coffee-inspired chocolate-packed ice cream is a pure bliss for you. Although it’s a bit time-consuming recipe, you’ll forget about it as soon as you stuff your mouth with this delightful dessert. If you watch your calorie intake, however, look for low-fat versions of cream and milk.
Ice cream maker is an excellent kitchen tool worth investing in. Besides ice cream, it can also help you make sorbets and frozen yogurts. If you’re an ice cream junkie or you have kids at home, try these 5 recipes to create fabulous ice creams at home.