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50 Frozen Desserts to Enjoy This Summer


  • 50 Frozen Desserts to Enjoy This Summer 1 of 51
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    Ice cream, smoothies, sorbet, and more!
  • Cherry Pineapple Paletas 2 of 51
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    Try this unique combo of pineapple and cherry — it's a match made in paleta heaven! Make cherry pineapple paletas  
  • Real Watermelon Popsicles 3 of 51
    Real Watermelon Popsicles
    No high-fructose corn syrup in these pops; just puree some watermelon and freeze!
    Make real watermelon popsicles
  • Raspberry Coconut Popsicles 4 of 51
    Raspberry Coconut Popsicles
    Make this year “the summer of the popsicle” and celebrate with these bright-red treats, naturally sweetened with coconut milk and honey.
    Make raspberry coconut popsicles
  • Blueberry Cheesecake Popsicles 5 of 51
    Blueberry Cheesecake Popsicles
    These creamy popsicles have the tang and creaminess cheesecake is known for — without all the calories.
    Make blueberry cheesecake popsicles
  • Strawberry Shortcake Popsicles 6 of 51
    Strawberry Shortcake Popsicles
    We turn a classic dessert into popsicle form. Kids will love helping you layer the strawberries with the “shortcake”!
    Make strawberry shortcake popsicles
  • Rainbow Popsicles 7 of 51
    Rainbow Popsicles
    Made with fresh lemonade, orange juice, and pomegranate juice, these cheery, colorful popsicles will brighten up any summer day.
    Make rainbow popsicles
  • Super Chocolate-y Fudgesicles 8 of 51
    Super Chocolate-y Fudgesicles
    Use high-quality chocolate to make these decadent fudgesicles really stand out from the store-bought version.
    Make super chocolate-y fudgesicles
  • Lemon Meringue Pie Pops 9 of 51
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    Who says summer makeovers are just for people? This pop-tastic dessert gives your favorite pie a cool new look.
     Make lemon meringue pie pops
  • Herb-Infused Lemonade Popsicles 10 of 51
    Herb-Infused Lemonade Popsicles
    If you’'ve never tried herbed lemonade before, there’'s no better introduction to it than in frozen form.
    Make herb-infused lemonade popsicles
  • Blackberry Popsicles 11 of 51
    Blackberry Popsicles
    The secret ingredient in these pops keeps them healthy and just soft enough for young and sensitive teeth.
    Make blackberry popsicles
  • Frozen Kiwi Pops 12 of 51
    Frozen Kiwi Pops
    Here’s a frozen treat that won’'t actually melt! Get the kids involved by having them dip the kiwi slices into the chocolate.
    Make frozen kiwi pops
  • Reeses Peanut Butter Ice Cream 13 of 51
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    To add a nutty dash to your ice cream, try mixing in some Reese's Peanut Butter Cups! PB not your thing? Any candy bar will do!
    Make Reese's Peanut Butter ice cream
  • Balsamic Black Cherry Gelato 14 of 51
    Balsamic Black Cherry Gelato
    We know what you’'re thinking: Cherry and vinegar in ice cream? Hey, don’'t knock it ’'til you try it!
    Make balsamic black cherry gelato
  • Banana Bread Ice Cream 15 of 51
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    Kids and grownups alike will go bananas for this ice cream version of the classic comfort food.
    Make banana bread ice cream
  • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream 16 of 51
    Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
    If you'’re a purist, you'’ll love this no-frills recipe, which serves as a great base for more creative ice cream concoctions.
    Make homemade vanilla ice cream
  • Burnt-Sugar Ice Cream 17 of 51
    Burnt-Sugar Ice Cream
    Like caramel with personality, burnt sugar gives this ice cream a nice and toasty flavor — in the best way possible.
    Make burnt-sugar ice cream
  • Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream 18 of 51
    Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
    Celebrate fall flavors in the summer with pumpkin pie — in ice cream form!
    Make pumpkin pie ice cream
  • Luscious Lemon Gelato 19 of 51
    Luscious Lemon Gelato
    This creamy, dreamy gelato is sunshine in a cup — or, in this case, a hollowed-out lemon.
    Make luscious lemon gelato
  • Easy Sundae Sliders 20 of 51
    Easy Sundae Sliders
    These ice-cream shooters are just right for when you want a little something sweet. You and the kids can load each one with a different set of toppings!
    Make easy sundae sliders
  • Chamomile Buttermilk Ice Cream 21 of 51
    Chamomile Buttermilk Ice Cream
    Sweet and a little flowery, chamomile gives this ice cream an unforgettable flavor you won’t be able to resist.
    Make chamomile buttermilk ice cream
  • Strawberry Mint Ice Cream 22 of 51
    Strawberry Mint Ice Cream
    Strawberry and mint make a refreshing pair that’s sure to cool you off when the temps rise.
    Make strawberry mint ice cream
  • Concord Grape Ice Cream 23 of 51
    Concord Grape Ice Cream
    It’'s just like grape jelly — except colder, creamier, and best eaten with a waffle cone!
    Make concord grape ice cream
  • Candy Cane Ice Cream 24 of 51
    Candy Cane Ice Cream
    Enjoy Christmas in July with this minty ice cream, made with just three ingredients.
    Make candy cane ice cream
  • Strawberry Split Ice Cream Sundae 25 of 51
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    Want bananas to split? This sundae replaces them with strawberries.
    Make strawberry split ice cream sundae
  • Frozen Nutella Mousse 26 of 51
    Frozen Nutella Mousse
    Get your Nutella on by mixing it straight into the ice cream to make this light and fluffy mousse.
    Make frozen Nutella mousse
  • Coffee Almond Ice Cream 27 of 51
    Coffee Almond Ice Cream
    Here'’s a summer-friendly way to get your caffeine fix. Who says you can’'t have ice cream in the morning?
    Make coffee almond ice cream
  • Peach Frozen Yogurt 28 of 51
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    Dessert's just peachy and low-fat, too when you opt for this fruity treat.
    Make peach frozen yogurt
  • Blueberry Frozen Yogurt 29 of 51
    Blueberry Frozen Yogurt
    Serve this tart blueberry fro-yo for dessert one summer night and watch it disappear into little tummies.
    Make blueberry frozen yogurt
  • Peach and Banana Cream Soy Shake 30 of 51
    Peach and Banana Cream Soy Shake
    Lucky for you, this peachy-keen vegan shake only looks sinful.
    Make peach and banana cream soy shake
    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky
  • Blueberry Acai Smoothie 31 of 51
    Blueberry Acai Smoothie
    Rich in antioxidants, fiber, and omegas, this gorgeous (and dairy-free) smoothie is a healthy way to cool down this summer.
    Make a blueberry acai smoothie
    Photo credit: Kathy Patalsky
  • Simple Mango Acai Smoothie 32 of 51
    Simple Mango Acai Smoothie
    It may sound fancy, but power berry acai (pronounced uh-sigh-ee) actually has a chocolate-y flavor and texture your kids will love.
    Make a simple mango acai smoothie
    Photo credit: Kathy Patalsky
  • Grapefruit Smoothie 33 of 51
    Grapefruit Smoothie
    A drink that’'s pretty in pink! Swap half the grapefruit juice in this recipe with fresh orange juice to please younger taste buds.
    Make a grapefruit smoothie
    Photo credit: Kathy Patalsky
  • Fresh Strawberry Smoothie 34 of 51
    Fresh Strawberry Smoothie
    Show your kids just how much you love them with this strawberry smoothie, which is packed with heart-healthy ingredients for an extra-nutritional boost.
    Make a fresh strawberry smoothie
    Photo credit: Kathy Patalsky
  • Blueberry Banana Smoothie 35 of 51
    Blueberry Banana Smoothie
    Got some leftover, overripe bananas on your hands? Put them to good use by blending them into this super-simple fruit smoothie. (And by super-simple we mean it takes one step to make.)
    Make a blueberry banana smoothie
  • Strawberry Frosted Pink Lemonade 36 of 51
    Strawberry Frosted Pink Lemonade
    Sip on this perfectly pink drink poolside while getting some sun. Or you can always sell it with the kids on the sidewalk for $1 a pop ...
    Make a strawberry frosted pink lemonade
  • Homemade Orange Julius 37 of 51
    Homemade Orange Julius
    Make a frosty, frothy childhood favorite at home with the ultimate Orange Julius copycat. (’'90s hair and hot pink lipstick not included.)
    Make an Orange Julius
  • Fresh Citrus Daiquiri 38 of 51
    Fresh Citrus Daiquiri
    You can blend whatever fruits you like into this all-natural daiquiri. Your kids will love it, and grownups won’'t mind the optional shot of tequila.
    Make a fresh citrus daiquiri
  • Frozen Peachy Lychee Lime Daiquiri 39 of 51
    Frozen Peachy Lychee Lime Daiquiri
    Once you follow our trick for making blended lychees extra luscious, you’'ll want to keep this recipe handy all season!
    Make a frozen peach lychee lime daiquiri
  • Rainbow Smoothie 40 of 51
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    When you taste this rainbow, you'll enjoy a spectrum of flavors. How many can you fit in a glass?
    Make a rainbow smoothie
    Photo credit: Kathy Patalsky
  • Iced Strawberry Lemonade 41 of 51
    Iced Strawberry Lemonade
    Give your blender a workout with this crazy cool, two-toned sipper, made with real fruit and just a smidge of organic sugar.
    Make an iced strawberry lemonade
  • Frozen Nutella Hot Chocolate 42 of 51
    Frozen Nutella Hot Chocolate
    Like a chocolate slushee, this frozen hot chocolate is good to the last sip, with just the right hint of Nutella flavor.
    Make frozen Nutella hot chocolate
  • Chocolate Root Beer Float 43 of 51
    Chocolate Root Beer Float
    If you’'re not a fan of floats, you will be after one of these. Add a shot of espresso for a grownup version!
    Make a chocolate beer float
    Photo credit: Kathy Patalsky
  • The Homemade S’mores Blizzard 44 of 51
    The Homemade Smores Blizzard
    Bring the Dairy Queen to you with this s'’mores blizzard copycat, which, dare we say, is even better than the original.
    Make a homemade s’'mores blizzard
  • Iced Lemon Cups 45 of 51
    Iced Lemon Cups
    When lemonade leaves you with leftover lemon rinds ... make these iced lemon cups!
    Make iced lemon cups
  • Real Watermelon Sno Cones 46 of 51
    Real Watermelon Sno Cones
    What kid doesn’'t love sno cones? They’'re fun to make and fun to eat — it’'s a win-win!
    Make real watermelon sno cones
  • Pomegranate Sorbet 47 of 51
    Pomegranate Sorbet
    You can make this 3-ingredient sorbet in no time, and it's good for you. What's not to love?
    Make pomegranate sorbet
  • Chocolate Sorbet 48 of 51
    Chocolate Sorbet
    One bite of this sorbet and you’'ll be in chocolate heaven. Bet you won’'t even be able to tell it'’s vegan!
    Make chocolate sorbet
  • Coconut Sorbet 49 of 51
    Coconut Sorbet
    Kids will go coco-nuts for this sorbet, which we classed up with a bit of cardamom to make it grownup friendly, too.
    Make coconut sorbet
  • Blackberry Granitas 50 of 51
    Blackberry Granitas
    Granitas is basically a fancy way of saying “slushee” — but this fruity confection is way better than anything you’'d find at a 7-11.
    Make blackberry granitas
  • Watermelon Sorbet 51 of 51
    Watermelon Sorbet
    Mint and Thai basil add a layer of sophistication to this simple watermelon sorbet, but if your kids aren’'t into herbs, leave ’'em out for a treat that'’s just as tasty.
    Make watermelon sorbet

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