11 Ice Cream Recipes To Beat The Heat

By Babble Editors 

It’s officially too hot for baking, but that doesn’t mean we’re willing to give up dessert! There’s truly nothing better than indulging in a decadent ice cream cone on a hot day, but what if you could cut out the middleman? There’s no need to leave the house in search of your favorite flavor when you can easily make it at home!

Here are 21 delicious ice cream recipes to try this summer:

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IMAGE SOURCE: MERRY GOURMET

1. Mint Chocolate Chip: Diving into a bowl of minty ice cream sounds like the perfect way to cool down.

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IMAGE SOURCE: TWO PEAS AND THEIR PODS

2. Two-Ingredient Banana Peanut Butter: With only two necessary ingredients, following this recipe will be a breeze.

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IMAGE SOURCE: LINDSEY JOHNSON / BABBLE

3. Pumpkin Cookies and Cream: Who says we can’t enjoy pumpkin flavors outside of the fall season?

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IMAGE SOURCE: TWO PEAS AND THEIR POD

4. Strawberry Sour Cream: This eggless ice cream recipe will have strawberry lovers begging for another scoop.

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IMAGE SOURCE: TWO PEAS AND THEIR POD

5. Vegan Coconut Raspberry: Use fresh or frozen raspberries for this lighter frozen treat.

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IMAGE SOURCE: I WASH YOU DRY

6. Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake: This flavor allows us to enjoy cheesecake in another form!

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IMAGE SOURCE: OUR TABLE FOR SEVEN

7. Sugar Cookie Dough: Edible sugar cookie dough mixed into ice cream? Sign us up!

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IMAGE SOURCE: COUNTRY CLEAVER

8. Earl Grey: There’s no way we can sip on hot tea right now. Luckily this flavor is a great replacement for teatime.

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IMAGE SOURCE: DAILY DISH RECIPES

9. Chai Spice Coconut: This recipe is dairy-, egg-, and soy-free, and definitely worth a try.

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IMAGE SOURCE: MANGO TOMATO

10. Mango and Nectarine: Not a big fan of sweets? This tangy ice cream is refreshing without the sugar rush.

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IMAGE SOURCE: THE VIEW FROM GREAT ISLAND

11. Blood Orange: Forget about the big glass of OJ, we’ll get our vitamin C from our dessert this season.