Frozen desserts are one of the best things about summer. There’s just something wonderfully indulgent and pleasing about eating a cold, sweet dessert on a hot summer day. For all of you who love frozen desserts, we’ve thought way beyond ice cream and popsicles, to gather up this winning collection of our absolute favorite cold dessert recipes.
Frozen Chocolate Velvet
Velvety smooth, rich, and creamy, this decadent frozen chocolate dessert is perfect for when you want to truly indulge. Rich, no-bake chocolate velvet cake has a texture you have to try to believe — and once you do, you’re sure to be hooked. This is a great make-ahead dessert for entertaining.
Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake
This stunning ice cream cake is a guaranteed show-stopper. With a homemade brownie base topped with store-bought ice creams, its impressive looks belie its ease of preparation, guaranteed to impress while saving time. If you can’t get enough, there’s another easy variation of this cake to make as well.
Black and White Frozen Dessert
Part cheesecake, part Oreo cookie cake, and all delicious, this beautiful black and white frozen dessert that was inspired by classic black and white cookies is one you’ll be proud to serve to company. With an indulgently rich flavor and a smooth, creamy texture that’s similar to a frozen mousse, your family and invited guests will sing your praises when you serve this elegant, over the top frozen dessert.
Keep vanilla gelato or ice cream in the freezer, and you can make affogato anytime you want. It’s an Italian recipe that pours hot espresso over ice cream, and it’s utterly delicious. Make stovetop espresso or any strong coffee if you don’t have a machine. To keep the ice cream from melting, just make sure the glasses are ice-cold.
Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars
These perfectly delicious strawberry shortcake bars are a cinch to make. You’ll just need your favorite strawberry ice cream, a popsicle mold, store-bought sugar cookies, melted butter, and freeze-dried strawberries. They’re sure to be a hit with the whole family.
Mochi Ice Cream
Mochi ice cream wraps Japanese sweet glutinous rice flour around an ice cream ball. Classic flavors such as chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry taste delicious, but you can also try adventurous ice cream options such as Kona coffee, green tea, plum wine, and red bean.
These recipes require no cooking and are so quick and easy to make, you’ll be eating them before you know it. Save big bucks on store-bought cartons and enjoy all your homemade frozen sweet treats (plus some new creative blends) with this winning collection of frozen treats. Enjoy!