Mint Ice Cream with Chocolate and Chilli

One of my favourite ice cream flavours is mint chocolate chip. It's a flavour I make quite often and it never lets me down. But I thought I'd spice things up a little by adding chilli to the mix. Chilli is the perfect partner for mint - the warm and the cool play a tug-o-war with your taste buds. In the end, you're left with a happy buzz and a warm mouth. To make this ice cream, I used this recipe for mint ice cream recipe as a starting point. It's a delicious creamy ice cream, not too ...

Vanilla Pear Ice Cream Recipe

Vanilla bean and pear are about as good as it gets when it comes to ice cream. The pictures I've included are fairly unassuming but don't be fooled - this is one of the best ice creams I've tasted in ages. To start with, you'll need to make the vanilla bean ice cream base. There are plenty of good vanilla ice cream recipes available but my favourite is this recipe which uses vanilla beans. I understand this ingredient costs a fortune so if cost is a factor then you can get away with using ...

Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Making strawberry ice cream is easy Here in Melbourne, summer is well and truly over - it's wet and cold. Luckily it's still warm in other parts of Australia and so the strawberries never seem to go out of season. I took advantage of this by making a big batch of strawberry ice cream. The base is really creamy which is the perfect combination for strawberries. If strawberries aren't in season in your part of the world, you can use frozen berries. It's not quite as good, but you can still ...

Pistachio Mousse Dome Recipe

Pistachio mousse domes are an incredibly tasty, creamy dessert. There are a few elements that you'll need to make but the effort is more than worth while. This is one of those dishes you'll create for wow factor. This recipe is taken from a fantastic book called Patisserie: Master the Art of French Pastry. I strongly recommend that you get a copy of this if you're a beginner to intermediate at home cook wanting to raise your dessert skills to the next level. In Australia it's available at ...

Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe

This is a simple recipe for making pumpkin ice cream that's also really cheap to make. I bought a half kent pumpkin for under a dollar at the supermarket and just boiled it until it was soft. It doesn't take long but if you're in a hurry, you can buy pumpkin puree in a can which works fine. There are some cans of pumpkin which are used for pie filling that have other flavours added. Avoid this type and stick with pure pumpkin puree. Suggested add ins for your pumpkin ice cream An easy ...

Matcha Ice Cream Recipe

I've made matcha tea in a previous recipe and stuffed it full of mint chocolate biscuits. It was really good, but it overpowered the matcha a little. If you're interested, check out my original matcha ice cream recipe here. This matcha ice cream recipe is simple and subtle. Sometimes when you have good ingredients, you don't need to go overboard with extra add-ins. This ice cream recipe lets you enjoy the mildly sweet, vegetal flavour of the matcha. Making this ice cream requires very few ...

Happy Easter From Creamish

Just a quick post to wish everyone a very Happy Easter! This website was started about this time last year and I never expected there to be so much interest in homemade ice cream and desserts! Over the last 12 months I've made hundreds of ice cream recipes and some of them I've added to this website. If there's anything you'd like added then just use the contact page to let me know. I'm always open to ideas. Also, in case you're interested, I used this vanilla ice cream recipe to make ...

Aperol and Grapefruit Granita

This is a delicious recipe for Aperol and grapefruit granita. Such an easy recipe, you'll have the granita base made in just a few minutes. You'll just need to allow time for the Aperol and grapefruit drink to thoroughly chill in the fridge. Aperol and grapefruit granita This recipe is simple because it uses Bundaberg grapefruit sparkling drink, Aperol and a bit of sugar. If you have a bit of extra time up your sleeve, use real grapefruit to add a more tart, bitey flavour. You'll need to up ...

Coriander and Lime Ice Cream

Coriander, also known as cilantro, is a really divisive herb. Most either love it or hate it. It's very popular in Mexican and Indian cooking as well as a fantastic addition to Vietnamese Bahn mi rolls. But is this a suitable ingredient for ice cream? Well I decided to give it a try by making coriander and lime ice cream. Coriander and Lime Ice Cream Let's start by saying that it was very popular with the kids that were at our house when this was made. I didn't mention what flavour it was. ...

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe

This cookies and cream ice cream recipe is a little beauty and one of my favourites. I'm sure it will be popular with readers here too; cookies and cream ice cream is a really popular flavour all over the world. Who can resist the creaminess of the ice cream combined with yummy chunks of Oreo cookies. If you're looking for a vegan recipe consider this one on the Food Matters website. I've made this version as well for a friend and she really liked it. Other options if you don't feel like ...