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These delicious ice cream recipes are perfect for all occasions. Most of these are no churn recipes! We have everything from fall ice cream recipes to cheesecake ice cream recipes and even some cotton candy ice cream recipes. Homemade ice cream recipes are perfect for making ahead and sharing.

We’re covering everything from no churn recipes to unique ones with surprise ingredients. You won’t want to miss out on any of these recipes for everyone’s favorite frozen sweet treat. You can make pies, sundaes, milk shakes, Frappuccinos, and more. There is something for everyone so check it all out below.

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pin showing finished ice cream recipes with list of some flavors included

Making ice cream at home is actually a lot easier than you might think. Contrary to popular belief you don’t have to use a machine or do any churning in order to make ice cream. You can use these recipes below to learn more about making all kinds of creamy, loaded, flavorful ice creams without any really special equipment.

Here's a shot of the finished cotton candy ice cream recipe.

Fall Ice Cream Recipes:

Fall is a great time for frozen desserts. You might think as the weather cools off we don’t want so many sweet treats from the freezer but the truth is, when all the shops start closing you’ll miss those summer sweets and then you can try making them at home instead!

Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipes:

After summer we switch right into pumpkin spice season, right?! Why not kick off the season with a tasty ice cream flavor that is ready and up to the challenge of the PSL fall craze?!

How To Make Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Apple Ice Cream Recipes:

Apples make a tart and tasty addition to a creamy ice cream base so be sure to give this apple flavor a try when you need some way to use up those freshly picked apples this fall!

Delicious Homemade Apple Ice Cream

Image showing the finished apple ice cream served in a cone.

Kitchen essentials for tasty recipes:

When you head into the kitchen to make some of these great recipes you’ll want to have the best tools on hand.

I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are great for all kinds of baking and not just cookies! My husband loves them for making biscuits, pizzas, and more!

Of course mixing bowls, a mixerspatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

cotton candy ice cream recipes Frappuccino

Cotton Candy Ice Cream Recipes:

Cotton candy is a fan favorite so it’s no wonder that these ice cream recipes featuring the classic flavor are a hit. If you have kids in the house these are especially great to try out…kids always love a multicolored recipe as well as all that cotton candy goodness.

Cotton Candy Frappuccino | Starbucks Copycat

Cotton Candy Ice Cream

Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipes:

Cheesecake is a great flavor to incorporate into your ice cream recipes. For example, these delicious cheesecake options are perfect for a variety of settings and one in particular is great for those summer patriotic holidays. Check them out!

4th of July Ice Cream Recipes:

4th of July Pie | Coconut Ice Cream Pie

A look at the finished ice cream with strawberries and graham crackers scooped into cones ready to serve.

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipes:

What is more classically “cheesecake” than strawberry cheesecake?! Nothing! It’s everyone’s go to cheesecake flavor for a reason so don’t miss out on these delectable flavors and frozen desserts.

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Pie

Key Lime Ice Cream Recipes:

Key lime recipes offer a balance of tartness and sweetness that is very unique. When it comes to something so indulgent the key lime flavors really help to make this a fresh and refreshing summer recipe. Be sure to give it a try and see what you think!

Key Lime Ice Cream Pie

Marshmallow Peeps Ice Cream Story Cover Image

Unique Ice Cream Recipes:

If you are tired of the same old boring recipes you might want to check out some of the recipes in this category. They’re great for mixing things up and wowing the crowd. There’s nothing quite like these combinations out there and they’re great for sharing at events and gatherings when you need something to be a focal point of your menu!

Marshmallow Peeps Ice Cream

Pineapple Ice Cream Recipes:

We might not often think of putting pineapple in ice cream but the truth of the matter is that the acidity and brightness of the flavor really go well with the creamy base flavors. It’s a win win and you should definitely give this coconut pineapple flavor a try.

Coconut Pineapple Ice Cream