Ice Cream Recipes

Boozy Irish Coffee Milkshakes

Boozy Irish Coffee Milkshakes

At our favorite Irish pub here in town, they serve an Irish coffee that is the stuff that warms the soul on a cold winter day. Dark, rich coffee steaming hot with big splashes of whiskey and Irish cream. Topped with whipped cream and a little dusting of cinnamon, it’s basically dessert meets cocktail meets some kind of heaven. Is Ireland heaven after all? It may just be, friends, it may just be. Today I’m serving up a frothy, thick …

15 of Summer’s Best Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

15 of Summer’s Best Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

I make no secret of the fact that ice cream is legitimately my favorite food. Ever. Of all time. No contest. I’m smart and I don’t let myself eat it every day for every meal the way I would love to, but I do love me a good ice cream cone in the summer. Playing around with more homemade ice cream recipes before summer’s end is high on my priority list, so I’ve rounded up a huge handful of delicious …

Homemade S’mores Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Homemade S’mores Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Life is short, friends, so let’s start the week with dessert, shall we? Oh, and, hello! Hi. I’m alive! I’m pretty sure the last two weeks have been a couple for the record books. I could tell you all about how Bob seriously broke and nearly severed the end of his finger the week before last. (And how he’s still in a lot a lot of pain.) Or all about how the sewer line has been backing up into our …

12 Incredible Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

12 Incredible Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

When my parents owned an ice cream stand for a few years when I was a kid, helping my mom make ice cream sandwiches was always a ton of fun for me. Swirls of vanilla, chocolate and twist soft serve smushed between thin chocolate wafers, one after another, after another. Ours were pretty simple (although no less tasty) than the homemade ice cream sandwiches I’ve been spying everywhere lately! So I did what any friendly neighborhood blogger should do and …

PB&J Chocolate Truffle Sundae

PB&J Chocolate Truffle Sundae

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I’m glad I have never shied away from admitting to you guys that I have a life-dominating sweet tooth, because I’m about to bring all the sweetness today. A couple of months ago, the awesome sweet-loving people at Seattle Chocolates reached out about working together on bringing you a few awesome recipe ideas this summer. I was immediately intrigued, …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Iced Coffee Float

Chocolate Chip Cookie Iced Coffee Float

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In addition to the company they’ve owned for going on thirty-five years, my parents owned an ice cream shop with a mini golf course for a handful of years while I was a kid. There was nowhere else I wanted to be on a summer afternoon! I’d help take care of the flowers, plunge quarters into the …

Vegan Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Vegan Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Hi, guys! I hope you had an amazing weekend and that for those of you who celebrated that your 4th of July festivities involved loads of fireworks, sunshine and ice cream. Speaking of ice cream, I’m wretchedly sick today and ice cream is the only thing that sounds good because my throat is killing me. And my head and my body, too. I’m not quite sure yet if I’m just dealing with a sinus infection from hell or some version …

Recently Pinning: Ice Cream Love

Recently Pinning: Ice Cream Love

Six delicious homemade ice cream recipes perfect for summer!

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Throughout October I’m going to be taking some time off and have invited a handful of my favorite bloggers to join us. Today I am honored to have the absolutely awesome Eden of Sugar & Charm here to visit. Be sure to visit her for amazing party inspiration, DIY ideas and recipes!

There is no better way to serve creamy pumpkin ice cream than in a hollow pumpkin itself! The ice cream seriously has the flavor of a pumpkin pie and has …