26 Easy Ice Cream Recipes {No Machine Needed!}

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, read my disclosure policy.

If you love ice cream and don’t have an ice cream maker, these 26 Easy Ice Cream Recipes are for you! Even if you do have an ice cream machine (I always forget to freeze mine) you’ love these flavors! These recipes require NO ice cream machine! Once you start making easy ice cream recipes, you’ll never want to make regular ice cream again!

easy ice cream

If you like these recipes, please visit the source to pin them! Thank you!

Easy {Skinny} Lemon Ice Cream by Crazy for Crust

Skinny Lemon Ice Cream 2 words

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream by Crazy for Crust

easy-dulce-de-leche-ice-cream (1 of 1)

 Easy Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Easy Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Ice Cream (18 of 20)w

Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream (4 of 8)w

Maple Bacon Ice Cream

Maple Bacon Crunch Ice Cream (3 of 7)

Caramel Corn Ice Cream

Caramel Corn Ice Cream (6 of 7)

Coffee Nutella Swirl Ice Cream

coffee-nutella-swirl-ice-cream (5 of 5)w

Cookies ‘n Mint Ice Cream

cookies and mint ice cream (3 of 6)w

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Ice Cream

peanut-butter-cheesecake-ice-cream (3 of 5)w

Cool Britannia Copycat Ice Cream by Not Your Momma’s Cookie


Peanut Butter Ice Cream (with some hot fudge and cookies too)

Peanut Butter Nutty Bar Ice Cream by Chocolate, Chocolate, and More (OOPS! This one does need a machine, but it’s still yummy!)


Circus Animal Cookie Ice Cream by The Domestic Rebel


Butter Pecan Pie Ice Cream by Crazy for Crust

butter pecan pie ice cream 2 words

Birthday Cake Remix Ice Cream by Life, Love, and Sugar


Easy Key Lime Pie Ice Cream by Something Swanky


Cookies and Cookie Dough Ice Cream by Crazy for Crust

Cookies n cookie dough ice cream 3 words

Strawberry Lime Frozen Yogurt by Kristin’s kNook


Ridiculously Easy Ice Cream by A Kitchen Addiction


Lightened Up Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fro-Yo by The Domestic Rebel


Banana Cream Pie Ice Cream by Crazy for Crust


Marshmallow Kit Kat Ice Cream by Inside BruCrew Life


Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream by Something Swanky


Carrot Cake Ice Cream by Kitchen Meets Girl


Whipped Milk Ice Cream by Crunchy, Creamy, Sweet

May 425a22a

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream by Buns in My Oven


Single Serve Healthy Raspberry Ice Cream by Heather’s French Press


Spicy Chocolate Ice Cream by The Gunny Sack

spicy chocolate ice cream

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Without A Machine by Fifteen Spatulas


Monster Cookie Dough Ice Cream by Something Swanky

DSC_0014 edited

3-Ingredient Bubblegum Ice Cream by The Domestic Rebel


Peanut Butter Brownie Batter Swirl Ice Cream by Inside BruCrew Life


Creamy Chocolate Soft Serve Avocado Ice Cream by Half Baked Harvest


Easy Nutter Butter Ice Cream by Crazy for Crust


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  1. what an incredible ice cream collection…totally fitting seeing as how I am NOT liking this heat!

  2. Wow!! These all looks so amazing Dorothy!! What an awesome round-up and thank you so much for linking my chocolate avocado ice cream!! I can not wait to try some of these!! I am on a HUGE ice cream kick!

  3. You seriously just made my day with this post, Dorothy!! I don’t have an ice cream maker and am always drooling over all the yummy -looking ice cream recipes! I making it my mission to try every single one this Summer : )

    Thanks for sharing!
    xoxo Liz

  4. SOOOOO many ice creams!!!! So little time.. lol

  5. I love this round-up! I’ve always wanted to make my own ice cream, but I have no ice cream maker!

  6. I am a machine kind of person. Love my machine but that Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream wants me to ditch it and make this now! Great round up!

  7. No machine needed??!!! YES!! I’m so excited you came up with this round up. I get really jaded when I see an icecream recipe and an appliance is needed. You get 2 gold stars, Dorothy!

  8. Such good timing Dorothy! The kids just finished up the last of the ice cream in the freezer and I was going to look for something new to make tomorrow. Hmmmm, Spicy Chocolate or Peanut Butter Brownie Swirl or Butter pecan, or Lemon or Key Lime….I hate making decisions, maybe I’d be better off just putting them in the order I’ll be making them!

  9. Ice cream is probably my all around favorite treat. Even though we have an ice cream maker I’ve never used it so these are perfect! There is no way I could pick one favorite though. No way. Who knew there were so many options?! I can’t wait to try some, thank you SO much for rounding them all up! Our 85 degree weather just became good in my mind.

  10. Fantastic round up, Dorothy! I’ve debated getting an ice cream machine. I think this is even more reason to wait on that. This is so making me want summer to get here already!

  11. Awesome collection! Thanks for sharing, Dorothy 🙂

  12. I think you need to check some of these links out.. the peanut nutty butty one turned out to require an ice cream machine… gutted.

  13. I’m so excited the weather is getting warmer here in Ohio, cuz I need some ice cream! Thanks for the round up!

  14. I Absolutely LOVED pumpkin ice cream! Especally during fall, and the hollidays (thanksgiving and christmas) and dorothy you forgot to add your version of “AVOCADO” ice cream ( remeber you re-posted the recipe for “Cinco De Mayo”? I’m sure we’re gonna be needing that recipe for the summer, too.

  15. OMG, I have to try every one of these! I’m addicted to easy ice cream recipes 🙂 Thanks so much for including my Cool Britannia ice cream! Pinning now 🙂

  16. Oh my goodness! So much ice cream and so little time…oh wait! I’ve got all of Summer to get my ice cream on!

  17. These look amazing! I am so glad to have found this because our Ice Cream maker lost it’s dasher and I cannot find a replacement. These will be perfect for this summer!

  18. That Skinny Lemon Ice Cream has my name all over it! So refreshing on a hot day! Just perfect!

  19. Awesome! Where do I begin? 🙂

  20. I have a question the no machine needed ice cream receipes the peanut butter says to put the mixture
    In a ice cream machine. Not sure if you can make that one without machine.

  21. Ok, I have the craziest craving for ice cream right now. I wonder if I have the right 2 ingredients to make another batch 🙂 Thanks for sharing a few of mine!!!!

  22. Thank you so much for featuring my Birthday Cake Remix Ice Cream Dorothy! This is a great list – they all look amazing!

  23. Wow this is very exciting because I do not (despite my constant hinting) have an ice cream maker. Please no complaining about the heat. It was very cool (like I wore a winter cardigan to work today) here in the Northeast. Thanks look forward to trying these. My family love, love ice cream!

  24. They all look amazing, Dorothy. But that Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream really stands out to me!

  25. I got rid of my old ice cream maker (never used it) … have considered buying a new one, but why should I with these easy recipes 🙂 Thank you for sharing!

  26. Thanks so much for including me, Dorothy!!! I’m so excited it is finally the season for ice cream. And I plan to eat lots of it LOL. This post made me hungry for ice cream!

  27. Kinda sorta NEEDING some ice cream right now! Totally counterintuitive to my new diet I started five minutes ago, but whatever. GIMMEEEE. And thanks for the ice cream love!!

  28. Love this collection of ice cream recipes! They’re so perfect for summer 🙂

  29. These look amazing! I want to try them all! Pinning for later. Thanks!

  30. This is just what I needed for the summer–it’s 90 degrees outside some days and I just whipped up a delicious batch of vanilla ice cream last week but am craving. Every. Single. Variation. You have here. 🙂 thanks for sharing!!

  31. Dorothy, You can also. turn that Avocado frosting into ice cream…just freeze it. Also, I brought these coconut cream filled cookies at the Dollar tree® store. They’re like little golden Oreos® except, they’re filled with coconut flavored cream. They are verry good. 😉

  32. Pingback: Homemade Hazelnut Ice Cream (No Machine) - Will Cook For Smiles

  33. What a great year of recipes 🙂 Happy 2014!

  34. Pingback: Homemade Ice Cream (No Ice Cream Maker Needed)

  35. Pingback: Easy Chocolate Ice Cream - Chocolate Chocolate and More!

  36. Wow.. Nice ice cream recipes looking tasty..mouth watering post 🙂

  37. I swear I was just on my way to get the ice-cream machine when I saw this – I stopped in my tracks. I think i’ll try Peanut Butter Brownie Batter Swirl first… or maybe Nutter Butter… or Strawberry Cheesecake, but any will do with this 42 degree C Pakistani weather 🙂

  38. Pingback: Tasty Tuesday – Summer Ice Cream Recipes | 4virtu - Free Online Family Calendar & Organization Platform

  39. Pingback: Healthy Ice Cream Without Machine « Healthfood Tips

  40. Oh, SEO…I was just looking at stats (something I do once every few months because really now…it’s just my lil blog) and I got a lot of referring clicks from this post.  I had to check it to see why!  I must’ve missed it way back when…

  41. Being a huge and snotty ice cream officianado I like the idea of making my own but don’t want to get into the ice cream maker mess. So I saw a 3 ingred. recipe for coffee ice cream the other day and thought I saved it in my bookmarks, but alas no. Have torn the www apart looking for recipes and this is the BEST list. Thx. Cant wait to try.

  42. Pingback: Summer Bucket List | suddenly inspired

  43. Pingback: 5 ways to stay cool without warming the planet | UH Office of Sustainability

  44. Pingback: How to make homemade ice cream » Bring the Farm to You

Leave a Comment »