Life Is Better With Ice Cream (Free Printable!)

June 03, 2016

Life Is Better With Ice Cream (Free Printable!)

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!”

It’s the beginning of summer, and children everywhere are rejoicing that school is over for another year and they now have the beautiful freedom of summer vacation! The children may be rejoicing, but as a parent, grandparent, or even babysitter, you may be wondering what you can do all summer to entertain this little munchkins.

Have no fear. Does this month’s printable serve to give you any inspiration?

Life is better with ice cream.

To celebrate the beginning of summer, we have compiled a few tasty ice cream recipes that you can do at home, either with or without an ice cream maker, including an old fashioned vanilla from Chef Emeril Lagasse and these no-churn recipes from Martha Stewart for peach sorbet and chocolate-peanut butter frozen yogurt

 life is better with ice cream free printable

Old-Time Vanilla Ice Cream


2 cups heavy cream

2 cups whole milk

3/4 cups sugar

2 tsp vanilla

Pinch salt

Good quality chocolate for garnish.

Whisk all ingredients together until sugar dissolves. Pour into the bowl of an ice cream machine. Freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. After the ice cream is made, transfer to an airtight container. Cover tightly and freeze until ready to serve. When ready to serve, make chocolate curls using a vegetable peeler. Serve ice cream garnished with curls.

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse, 2003

Peach Sorbet

 6 large, ripe peaches

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp lemon juice

Pinch salt

Peel and slice peaches, then freeze until firm. Stir sugar into 3/4 cup water and blend with frozen peaches, along with lemon juice and salt, until creamy and smooth. Eat immediately soft-serve-style, or freeze in a loaf pan up to 3 days.

Recipe courtesy of Martha Stewart


Chocolate-Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt

1 can (14 oz) nonfat condensed milk

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

1 tsp vanilla

1/4 tsp fine salt

2 cups nonfat plain Greek yogurt

1 cup milk

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

In a large metal bowl with an electric mixer, beat together condensed milk, peanut butter, vanilla, and salt until smooth. With mixer on low, beat in yogurt, milk, and cocoa powder until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary. Freeze until firm but scoopable, about 4 hours, beating with an electric mixer every hour.

Recipe courtesy of Martha Stewart

life is better with ice cream free printable

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