Ripple or Sorbet? Cool Recipes for Frozen Treats

Ripple or Sorbet? Cool Recipes for Frozen Treats

On a sweltering hot day, there’s nothing like digging through the freezer to find a chest of buried, icy treasure hidden in the freezer – especially if it’s homemade. It’s now possible to make your own ice cream in almost any flavour imaginable!

Case in point: Perry’s have brought out a chicken wing flavor, while rumor has it that it is possible to indulge in a pint of cheeseburger flavored ice cream in Venezuela. We’re not suggesting you try to top such taste insanity – instead, you can cool off with the following delicious treats, which the kids can help to make!

The Healthy One: Frozen Yogurt

For a lower calorie treat, try yogurt as a healthier base for your flavors rather than milk, cream and sugar. Bung some natural Greek yogurt, honey for sweetness, and a fruit or two of your choice into the ice cream maker for 30 minutes and await the perfect results. Peach, banana, kiwi and strawberry make for kid-friendly flavors that aren’t too tart.

The Chocolate One: Nutella

Fact: the number of Nutella jars sold in a year could cover the Great Wall of China eight times. Thankfully, for a swirl of chocolatey heaven in your vanilla, you’ll only need about half a cup for this recipe, which should be combined with whipping cream, milk and eggs once the ice cream maker gets going. Add crushed walnuts caramel sauce and banana for a banoffee spin.

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The Takeaway Option: Popsicles

Your kids won’t want to miss a moment outside if it’s sunny, so opt for popsicles for a quick-fire cool down. Blend ripe watermelon with lemon juice and sugar and pour into popsicle molds for a healthy snack, or freeze chunks of banana and strawberry on skewers dipped in chocolate for irresistible fruit kebabs.

There are of course an endless number of different flavour combinations to create, so why not do some research, create a wishlist, and start making your own ice cream today! You’ll never turn back to store bought, once you’ve had the first bite….

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11 comments

  1. Donna says:

    They all sound so yummy! Especially the Nutella one. :)

  2. Ty says:

    I’d be all over the frozen yogurt one, yum!

  3. Marcie W. says:

    Great dessert ideas! I will take them all please.

  4. HilLesha says:

    All sounds delicious, especially the Nutella!

  5. Tammy says:

    Nutella forzen treats are SO delicious. I heard on the news today that the cost of it is probably going to go up though because of a shortage of hazelnuts!

  6. Kelsey Apley says:

    That is one crazy fact about the Great Wall Of China, talk about a lot of treats!!!!! Yum I love my ice cream and frozen treats!!

  7. Raijean says:

    that looks so refreshing, perfect for a day like today!

  8. Colleen says:

    Love frozen yogurt especially during this hot summer.

  9. Oh chocolate covered fruit kebabs are really good. I haven’t had one in a long time. Now you’ve given me an idea of something to give my kids.

  10. The Nutella ice cream sounds delicious!

  11. Kathleen says:

    Never had Nutella as a frozen treat, I would love to try that.

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