Honey Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sauce

Honey Peanut Butter Sauce

Honey peanut butter ice cream sauce is the perfect thing warmed and poured over ice cream or as a sweet dip for apples. This honey peanut butter sauce tastes like peanut butter fudge poured in a jar. Pretty much because it is peanut butter fudge poured into a jar. Keep a jar in your fridge for your ice cream sundae … Read More

Old-Fashioned Hot Fudge Sauce

Hot Fudge Sauce

Thick, rich old-fashioned hot fudge sauce is delicious poured over ice cream, especially paired with salted caramel sauce, sprinkles and a cherry of course! Hot fudge sauce is thick, creamy and doesn’t taste plastic-y at all. It seems like maybe a little bit intimidating because what we’re going to do is make a ganache. But like an easy ganache. Ganache … Read More

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

This decadent, creamy homemade salted caramel sauce is easy to make (only about 15 minutes) and takes only 5 ingredients. Perfect poured over ice cream or drizzled over apples! One of the great benefits of making things from scratch is that they taste SO MUCH BETTER than store bought.  While I can appreciate a store bought caramel sauce because really, … Read More

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

Key lime pie ice cream is all of the tangy sweetness of key lime pie but in a cool, creamy ice cream. Pieces of homemade Graham cracker crust add the perfect amount of crunch! Last weekend here in the Midwest things got HOT. And sticky. It was totally “do not turn on your oven” weather. So, naturally it became “let’s … Read More

3 Ingredient Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Coconut Milk Ice Cream

My mom, sister, and I all like to hang out.  And, in the summer, hanging out would often involve a bowl of ice cream.  The only trouble is, as the years have worn on, regular ice cream doesn’t agree with all of us anymore.  So when I learned that you can make ice cream out of coconut milk instead, I … Read More

Mango Lime Sorbet

Mango lime sorbet

I know, another ice cream post.  I used to hate it when my blog feed would be full of ice cream in the summer and I didn’t have an ice cream maker.  But, never fear, there are ways to make ice cream without an ice cream maker.  It just takes a little more work.  Here is the David Lebovitz post … Read More

What is the difference between Philadelphia and custard style ice cream?

Moose tracks ice cream cone on blue background

  Finally, it is getting just a tad bit warmer in this great state of Illinois.  Warm enough that I am daydreaming about making ice cream again.  Whenever I set out to make a new ice cream, I always am torn-do I make the richer, creamier custard style ice cream or the simpler, less time consuming Philly style? Pineapple Upside … Read More

Pineapple Upside-Down Ice Cream

pineapple upside down ice cream

This simple pineapple upside-down ice cream is pineapple upside-down cake in ice cream form.   A creamy brown sugar base studded with bits of pineapple and maraschino cherries makes a cool and delicious summer treat!   A brilliant foodie  cousin of mine gave me the idea for this ice cream and a sweet aunt whose favorite cake is pineapple upside down … Read More

Homemade Moose Tracks Ice Cream

Moose tracks ice cream cone on blue background

Sweet, creamy homemade moose tracks ice cream is the perfect summer treat without all the extra junk of the store bought stuff.  Just cream, milk, and mix- ins.  Bonus points for making your own chocolate syrup!   My former college roomie gives the most perfect gifts.  It’s like she looks into your brain for what you want and pulls out … Read More