10 Rich Valentine's Desserts Worth the Splurge

Homemade Ice Cream

Making ice cream doesn't involve the hand work (cranking and cranking and cranking) it used to. There are electric ice cream makers that handle the labor while you watch. We've even included a couple of no-churn recipes that don't need an ice cream maker at all, so you can save your money for other things. The old timey appeal of homemade ice cream creates a nice sense of anticipation and almost always delivers the goods once it's plated and served.

Some of the recipes below are labor saving cheats, but the homemade vanilla ice cream recipe is the real deal you may remember from childhood. If you'd like to try something new and different, take a risk with our avocado ice cream recipe. It's wonderfully creamy and thick. If your significant other loves guacamole, this is one way to serve the gooey, green stuff that he'll never see coming. Not only that, avocado is reputed to be an aphrodisiac.

  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Peppermint Crisp Ice Cream
  • No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe
  • No-Churn Brown Bread Ice Cream
  • Avocado Ice Cream

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