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It’s National Ice Cream Day.  There are a ton of food holidays in December and I’m celebrating the important ones: cookies, brownies and ice cream.

I’m a newer to making ice cream with some disastrous past attempts (like the time I forgot to freeze the bowl of the ice cream maker or the time I used skim and had a giant, white ice cube).  The key is heavy cream and whole milk; increased fat content keeps ice cream scoopable because homemade stuff doesn’t have commercial chemicals.  Find an easy recipe and buy a decent ice cream maker.  Freeze the bowl for 24 hours and you’re good to go.

Expect more ice cream recipes in the coming year.  Happy National Ice Cream Day!

Cinnamon Ice Cream– goes perfectly on pie

Candy Cane Oreo Ice Cream– an indulgent holiday treat

Toasted Almond Coconut Ice Cream– my favorite kind.  Amazing!

Mint Chocolate Chip- my husband’s flavor of choice


Anna Lookingbill

Anna Lookingbill

I'm a self-taught Betty Crocker. Food should be pretty, delicious and have sprinkles. Professionally I'm a clinical social worker. Follow me on Facebook and Pinterest- Sugar and Spice Baking Blog- for great recipes, amazing restaurants and culinary adventures.

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