Creme De Menthe Ice Cream Recipe – Non-alcoholic

Creme de Menthe Ice Cream Recipe

Creme de Menthe…French for ‘cream mint’…and this is a wonderful way to enjoy cream mint frozen!

Creme de Menthe ice cream recipeThis Creme de Menthe Ice Cream recipe is a deliciously light, refreshing blend of mint and cream! The recipe is non-alcoholic so the wee ones can enjoy it too! For this recipe I use nonalcoholic Reese Creme de Menthe Syrup, purchased at the grocery store.

There are so many ways you can serve this…

Creme de Menthe Ice Cream recipe topped with Creme de Menthe liqueur

If you want an alcoholic treat, say for dinner guests, pour a little Creme de Menthe liqueur over it and serve with a sprig of mint. It’s a delightfully fresh after dinner dessert!

Since the ice cream is non-alcoholic, you can even serve the same dessert to the younger ones so they don’t feel left out…just use Creme de Menthe syrup in place of the the liqueur.

Or make a Grasshopper Float with homemade Creme de Menthe ice cream in it!

Mix equal parts of Creme de Menthe, Creme de Caoco, and half and half. Shake and pour into a glass.

Grasshopper Float with Creme de Menthe Ice Cream recipe
Grasshopper Float with Creme de Menthe Ice Cream

Top with small scoops of your homemade Creme de Menthe Ice Cream!

This is so tasty and as the ice cream slowly melts on top, it leaves a wonder frothy foam. For this I used a small cookie type scoop and put three small scoops into it. Just make sure you leave enough space at the top for the ice cream so it doesn’t spill over as you add it.



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Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

homemade coffee ice cream recipe

What a luxury! This easy Coffee Ice Cream Recipe is super creamy and fluffy with a perfect texture. The flavor is smooth and rich.

It doesn’t freeze as solid as some other ice creams and scoops beautifully. Even better, it doesn’t melt any faster either. This ice cream has that dense texture you can actually bite into while still smooth enough to lick from a cone.

This Coffee Ice Cream recipe isn’t for the weak of heart. I like my ice cream flavors bold but if you prefer a lighter coffee flavor or have a need to limit your caffeine intake, try using 2-1/2 rounded tablespoons rather than the 1/3 cup called for.

Finally, just a word of precaution…I had a delicious waffle cone of this at night and even though I was very tired, I couldn’t sleep. Now…normally I can drink coffee right up until bed. This might give you an idea of the potency. If serving to dinner guests or even enjoying some at the end of a day, I recommend enjoying this Coffee Ice Cream earlier than later.


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Easy Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

This is a simple and quick vanilla ice cream recipe with a flavor and texture so creamy and smooth it rivals some of the best gourmet vanilla ice cream available.

Easy Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

It took me a few flops before this vanilla ice cream recipe was ready to share. I did find one tiny issue with it though…it’s totally addicting!

The flavor is distinctly vanilla without being overwhelming and the texture is smooth, dense and creamy.

You have the option of using scrapings from one or more vanilla beans, depending on your taste, in the custard for this vanilla ice cream recipe. If you don’t have a bean, don’t worry! But please don’t use more vanilla extract to make up for it…it isn’t necessary. It will be just as creamy rich without the added bean seeds.

If you do decide to use beans and you’re not sure how to cut and scrape it, please click here for a handy guide.

You will notice that this recipe calls for half a dozen egg yolks. Oh my, but what to do with all of those egg whites if you don’t need them right away? Here’s a solution to help you save those egg whites until you have a recipe that calls for them!

The nice thing about a great vanilla ice cream recipe is that it can become the base to so many flavorful ice creams. You can add fruit, nuts, candies and with just a little extra time have a totally new dessert.

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