Homemade Ice Cream anyone?

Ice Cream ConeIt’s the season for ice cream;  hot fudge sundaes, banana splits and ice cream cones.  We get together to enjoy the summer season picnicing, boating, swimming, playing ball and enjoying the out doors and the summer sun.  What better way to celebrate the warm season than  to end the day with a cooling ice cream cone, Milkshake or sundae.

Some people prefer soft serve while others prefer hand dip or even homemade ice cream?  If you have dietary restrictions, you may choose frozen yogurt or a refreshing smoothing instead.  Regardless of your preference, this is definitely the season for it. 

Ice cream socials are wonderful this time of year.  We did an ice cream social for my daughter’s baby shower, .  Although the ice cream was not homemade, we had ice cream.  We hand-dipped the ice cream previously into the little balls onto paper muffin cups for the guests to easily enjoy.  There was chocolate, vanilla and strawberry.  After putting it in their sundae dishes, they could choose from twenty different treats which were spread out on the table in order to enhance your frozen treat. On that hot summer July day, we enjoy the company of good friends, celebrated a happy occasion and savored our frozen treat!

A great childhood memory, was making ice cream with my cousins.  They owned an ice cream maker and we would take turns churning the ice cream by hand.  We worked a long time until we had a smooth and cooling treat.    We would then smother it with many types of toppings:  Sprinkles, fudge, caramel, nuts, cherries and whipped topping.

I do recall how rewarding it was to eat that nice creamy homemade ice cream, after using that manual homemade ice cream maker.  We worked pretty long and hard churning it by hand to get the proper consistency, all the while continuing to add ice to keep it cold.  Wow, what a chore, but oh, how oh how we relished in that sense of accomplishment.

We are luck with today’s technology, we can lavish in that creamy sensation and tasty treat without working so hard by  churning it.

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker

Would you like to make your very own crazy ice cream flavors in the comfort of your own home with the Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker.  This Ice Cream Maker features:

  • Double insulated freezer bowl holds up to 2 quarts of frozen dessert
  • Brushed metal housing with embossed logo
  • Heavy-duty motor makes frozen desserts or drinks in as little as 25 minutes
  • Large ingredient spout for adding mix-ins

The Cuisinart ice cream maker can make it easy to create a variety of delicious frozen treats, in the comfort of your own home, including ice cream, frozen yogurt, or even margaritas. The double-insulated canister helps to keep the bowl colder longer so you have better results.  Additionally, the small, compact design an easily fits on your counter without taking too much space.

Add extra enjoyment to your summer plans this year and celebrate the warm season with homemade ice cream.

Do you make homemade ice cream?  Would you share your specialty treat with our readers?  Please put in the comments below.  Thank you.


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