I Scream: 7 Unique Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

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I think people sometimes think I’m kidding when I tell them it’s one of Dan’s life goals to have a deep freezer, mostly for the purpose of ice cream storage.  They would be wrong.Somehow, it just seems right and good to make homemade ice creams during the summer.  Here are a few that I’ve really been wanting to try.  They deviate a bit from the standard fare but still look sweet (although not too much so), cool, and delicious.

Behold, 7 Unique Homemade Ice Creams for your summer enjoyment:

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  1. Sweet Corn Ice Cream – I’ve been wanting to try this for ages.  Dan lived in Brazil for two years as a missionary for our church and they are into corn everything there, including ice cream.  It seems perfectly not-too-sweet.
  2. Avocado Ice Cream – Another type I’ve been wanting to experiment with for years.  I adore avocados and avocado milkshakes so this is a no-brainer.
  3. Coconut Pinkcherry Yogurt – I love the idea of sweet cherries against a backdrop of tangy yogurt.  Perfect for when sweet cherries come into season.
  4. Honey-Lavender Ice Cream – I adore lavender in desserts and ice cream is no exception.  Dan made me a lavender ricotta ice cream for my birthday a few years ago and I still dream about it.
  5. Roasted Banana Ice Cream – I used to loathe bananas with all my being, but a switch flipped in college and now I generally like them, so long as they’re not mushy.  I love the idea of roasting and caramelizing them to bring out their natural sweetness.
  6. Sweet Basil Ice Cream – I just cannot get enough of basil in the summertime, so why not make it into a dessert?
  7. Goat Cheese Ice Cream – Definitely the most unusual of the pack.  But goat cheese seems to find its way into 99% of my meals, anyway, so why not make  it a solid 100?

(I realized after the fact that most of these recipes were adapted from my beloved The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz.  But it’s perfect, so that’s no surprise.)

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  • We were just MEANT to be friends. When you come to visit (you notice I said WHEN), we'll make homemade ice cream every night.

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