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How to Make an Ice Cream Terrine

How to Make an Ice Cream Terrine ~ if you’re entertaining friends and family this summer, how about trying one of these pretty terrines?  It requires no cooking skills, and the payoff is enormous for such a simple project.…

scooping no churn chocolate ice cream

Chillback with No Churn Ice Cream Recipes this Summer!

No churn ice cream is made the way homemade ice cream’s been done for generations, without fancy equipment.  All you need is a little know how, a creative spirit, and a hankering for a frozen treat.  Here are some of the…

Fresh Mint Chip Ice Cream in pan with scoop

Fresh Mint Chip Ice Cream

Fresh Mint Chip Ice Cream is made with real mint leaves and dark chocolate ~ summer eating doesn’t get any better!   The zippy flavor of the fresh mint paired with an extra quantity of dark chocolate makes this the…

Overhead photo of Ballymaloe no churn vanilla ice cream with old fashioned scoop

Ballymaloe No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

Ballymaloe No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream ~ this classic vanilla ice cream recipe from Darina Allen is a dream come true for anyone who craves a homemade ice cream experience but lacks the fancy machine ~ her unusual no…

Homemade Gingerbread Ice Cream

Homemade Gingerbread Ice Cream ~ my latest ice cream obsession is bursting with the warm spicy flavor of the best gingerbread!…

No churn pumpkin pie ice cream

No Churn Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

No Churn Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream is a super quick and easy homemade ice cream that requires no heavy machinery, and tastes just like your favorite pie! save the recipe! Most people are set in their ways when it…

Maple Walnut Ice Cream is a vintage New England recipe that will quickly become your favorite! | theviewfromgreatisland.comvi

Maple Walnut Ice Cream

Maple Walnut Ice Cream has to be one of the great flavors of all time.  This New England classic is sweetened with pure maple syrup, and loaded with crunchy toasted walnuts for a memorable, fall themed frozen treat. Any…

Fresh and juicy Bourbon Fried Peaches with Ice Cream is the most luxurious fruit dessert out there! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Bourbon Fried Peaches with Ice Cream

Bourbon Fried Peaches with Ice Cream is a perfect way to close out the summer season, and I just had to share it before I move on to apples, pumpkin, and all that other good fall stuff.  Fried peaches…

Healthy Rainbow Popsicles

How to Make Rainbow Popsicles

Not your toddler’s Rainbow Popsicles — these healthy fresh fruit popsicles are made with exotic fruits like mango, dragon fruit, papaya, golden kiwi and black raspberry to tempt the most sophisticated palates.  They’re completely sugar free! Can you tell…

Dinosaur Egg Popsicles | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Dinosaur Egg Popsicles

Dinosaur Egg Popsicles — if you know what a Dinosaur Egg is you’re ahead of the game…pluots, apriums, and plumcots are some of the true treasures of summer! Pluots, apriums, and plumcots are hybrids of plums and apricots, and…

No Churn Dulce de Leche Ice Cream is incredibly silky, creamy, and delicious! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

No Churn Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

No Churn Dulce de Leche Ice Cream is a discovery of epic proportions…not only is it no churn, meaning you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it, but it takes just 2 ingredients, and it stays perfectly…

Cold Brew iced Mocha Popsicles | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Cold Brew Iced Mocha Pops

Cold Brew Iced Mocha Pops — refreshingly bold cold brewed iced coffee popsicles with benefits (aka dark chocolate chips!) I’ve made lots of popsicles here on TVFGI, and I consider myself something of an expert.  I love them all,…

Cherry Lemonade Popsicles are fresh, healthy, and delicious! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Cherry Lemonade Popsicles

The flavor of these Cherry Lemonade Popsicles is pure, vibrant, fresh cherry with a touch of citrus — they’re one of the joys of summer!…

No Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream is quick and easy and full of intense vanilla flavor! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

No Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

No Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream — this recipe is a game changer for anybody who craves homemade ice cream but lacks the special equipment.…

Toasted Almond Milkshake | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Toasted Almond Milkshake

This Toasted Almond Milkshake is the ultimate almond indulgence…if you loved the Good Humor man’s Toasted Almond ice cream bar you’re going to want to stick around for this… I’ve said it before but it bears repeating…it’s the simplest…

Ultra simple Guava Sorbet is a healthy way to end a meal, and so pretty! | theviewfromgreatisland

Guava Sorbet

Dessert doesn’t get any healthier or more refreshing than this tropical Guava Sorbet.  Make it in 20 minutes, using just ONE INGREDIENT! Guava is one of those fruits we don’t see very often in this country and it’s a…

I reserve the right to indulge, once or twice, no questions asked, in a few special foods that help me celebrate the change of season --- this Drumstick Ice Cream Pie, inspired by one of summer's most memorable treats, falls into that category.

Drumstick Ice Cream Pie

My Drumstick Ice Cream Pie is inspired by one of summer’s most memorable treats, with a crushed sugar cone crust piled high with lots of ice cream, topped with a homemade Magic Shell and dusted with crushed nuts.  This…

Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake

Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake

Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake is a summer classic all grown up and made quick and easy with store bought frozen pound cake, coffee liqueur, and your favorite ice cream — chocolate and coffee, of course!…

Roasted Plums with Vanilla and Bourbon

Roasted Plums with Ice Cream

Roasted Plums with Ice Cream is a simple summer fruit dessert with a sly secret ~ you can use that rock hard fruit that shows up in markets way before it’s actually ripe ~ roasting brings out all of…

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream is an easy homemade ice cream recipe that tastes just like a slice of your favorite pumpkin pie! I went back and forth whether to offer up a unique take on pumpkin ice cream, or…

Black Coffee Ice Cream

My Black Coffee Ice Cream recipe is the real deal — no namby pamby coffee flavor here!  This homemade coffee ice cream recipe will satisfy your wildest caffeine cravings.…

creamy peanut butter ice cream bars

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bars

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bars ~ creamy homemade peanut butter ice cream coated in a homemade magic shell. Do you remember the feeling – when you’d hear the ice cream truck bells on a really hot summer…

striped juice popsicles

The Top 100 Popsicles Of All Time

The Top 100 Popsicles Of All Time ~ popsicles have taken the world by storm over the past several summers, and I bet you’ve finally caved in and bought yourself a spiffy new mold.  This weekend is the unofficial…

Turkish Coffee Popsicles

Turkish Coffee Popsicles

Turkish Coffee Popsicles ~ the first time I had Turkish coffee I was hooked for life.  It’s dark, intense, and lightly spiced with cardamom…it’s a sort of pleasantly harsh experience that makes you feel grown up and worldly, kind…

honeysuckle ice cream

Honeysuckle Ice Cream

In life, as well as in the kitchen, I’m a big believer in making use of what you’ve got, and right now I’ve got a rambling honeysuckle vine draped over my front porch, just coming into bloom this week. …

strawberry, lime and coconut Cinco de Mayo Popsicles

Cinco de Mayo Popsicles

The fresh flavors of strawberry, coconut and lime make up the festive stripes of these Cinco de Mayo themed popsicles.  They’ll put a smile on everybody’s face and they aren’t at all difficult to make.  A lime agua fresca…

healthy coconut chia pudding popsicles

Chia Coconut Pudding Popsicles

Chia Coconut Pudding Popsicles ~ a refreshingly delicious and healthy way to start the day, these vegan breakfast popsicles are worth getting out of bed for!…

oreo cookie popsicles

Cookies and Coconut Cream Popsicles

Cookies and Coconut Cream Popsicles are refreshing and naturally vegan frozen treats made with everybody’s favorite cookie!…

Roasted Fig Gelato

Roasted Fig Gelato

This Roasted Fig Gelato is the richest and creamiest homemade ice cream I’ve made to date on the blog.  It’s made with fresh figs and mascarpone cheese, and stays beautifully scoopable even after a night in the freezer.…

Nutmeg and Ginger Ice Cream Sandwiches 3

Ginger Cookie and Nutmeg Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ginger Cookie and Nutmeg Ice Cream Sandwiches ~ these homemade ice cream sandwiches are a little bit summer, a little bit fall, and a whole lot delicious! Let me clarify … what you’re looking at  is a deliriously great…

Ice Cream Bon Bons

These Ice Cream Bon Bons are impossibly cute, and utterly addictive.  You can customize them with your favorite ice cream flavor! Have you ever bought those chocolate covered ice cream ‘miniatures’?  They’re the perfect way to have a little…

Old Fashioned Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream 7

Old Fashioned Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream

Old Fashioned Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream ~ this is the classic stuff you remember from childhood, made with fresh ripe peaches and a touch of buttermilk for a fabulous old fashioned flavor.…

Easy Cherry Frozen Yogurt 6

Easy Cherry Frozen Yogurt

Easy Cherry Frozen Yogurt ~ Here’s an essential kitchen hack to have in your back pocket for the summer.  This frozen yogurt doesn’t require an ice cream maker,  If you’ve got a good food processor or one of those…

Papaya Rose Poptails

The Papaya Breeze Poptail

I’m kicking off the unofficial start of summer with a whole week of new popsicle recipes, tips, useful links, and DAILY GIVEAWAYS. Homemade popsicles are so incredibly versatile I need an entire week to explore all the reasons why…

sprinkle waffle cups | The View From Great Island 7

Minimal Monday: Chocolate Sprinkle Waffle Cups

Minimal Monday: Chocolate Sprinkle Waffle Cups are fun and easy to make, and I guarantee you’ll find endless uses for these be-sprinkled waffle bowls! I found waffle cups in the supermarket the other day… maybe you’ve already seen them,…

iced coffee popsicles 1 | The View from Great Island

Iced Coffee Popsicles

Iced Coffee Popsicles ~ this is the way to get your morning (or evening!) cup of coffee when it’s hot out, these refreshingly caffeinated popsicles are like a long tall drink of iced coffee, on a stick!…

Whole Fruit Popsicles | The View from Great Island 8

Whole Fruit Popsicles

Whole Fruit Popsicles are a healthy, low calorie, low carb snack or dessert for kids of all ages!…

Vegan Toasted Coconut Ice Cream 5

Vegan Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Vegan Toasted Coconut Ice Cream ~ you’d never know this luscious homemade ice cream was non-dairy ~ it’s got a wonderfully creamy texture and a fabulous coco-nutty flavor! So many foods get such a boost by roasting and toasting. …

Irish Whiskey Ice Cream 6

Irish Whiskey Ice Cream

There’s nothing better than homemade ice cream, unless it’s Irish Whiskey Ice Cream ~ this is the ultimate frozen treat!  Just imagine a scoop of this on your holiday pumpkin or pecan pie! All Saint Patrick’s Day food doesn’t…

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Blood Orange Ice Cream

Blood Orange Ice Cream ~ take full advantage of blood orange season with this gorgeous homemade ice cream, it’s bursting with that unmistakable berry/citrus flavor that blood oranges are famous for! I know that ice cream isn’t exactly a…

Black Grape and Cognac Sorbet

Black Grape and Cognac Sorbet ~ a bold healthy and refreshing dessert made with minimal sugar and a little kick of booze to keep it all interesting.…

Nectarine Frozen Yogurt

Nectarine Frozen Yogurt ~ this simple, healthy concoction of fresh peaches and Greek yogurt is the excuse you finally need to get that ice cream machine!…

Fresh Lemon Ice Cream

Fresh Lemon Ice Cream is like no other ice cream you’ve ever had ~ the zippy, tart, citrus flavor is unique and so refreshing because it’s made with lots of fresh lemon juice.…

Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Simple Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce

Simple Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce is the classic thick gooey chocolatey sauce from your favorite ice cream parlor, made quick and easy at home.…

Chunky Apricot ice Cream in a silver bowl

Chunky Apricot Ice Cream

Chunky Apricot Ice Cream ~ a fabulous fresh fruit ice cream you won’t find in the freezer aisle. Homemade ice cream is so much easier than you think!…

Nutella Magic Shell

Nutella Magic Shell ~ this rich chocolate hazelnut sauce hardens on contact with anything cold, and turns plain ice cream into a magical dessert for kids of all ages.…

Roasted Rhubarb and Dark Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

Roasted Rhubarb and Dark Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream is a creamy dreamy homemade ice cream with a unique flavor combination ~ if you don’t have an ice cream machine, this is the reason to get one!…

No Churn Easy Blackberry Ice Cream

Easy Blackberry Ice Cream, the no churn method!  Make your own creamy delicious blackberry ice cream without an ice cream machine, and once you’ve mastered this easy technique, change up the flavors in a million ways.…

How to Make Homemade Magic Shell

How to Make Homemade Magic Shell ~ this easy sauce will transform any ice cream in your freezer into the most magical dessert ever!…

The Hummer Cocktail

The Hummer Cocktail is an adult milkshake of epic proportions…you’ll either love me or hate me for this irresistible concoction of ice cream, rum, and Kahlua.…