From gourmet sundaes to ice cream pies, these cool treats are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth
Zingy lemon-lime sorbet, rich coconut ice cream, fresh ripe pineapple, and toasted coconut--an island vacation should taste
Recipe: Tropical Heaven Sundaes
Inspired by the Hot Date sundae from Poppy in Seattle, this is triply banana: warm banana bread, banana swirl ice cream, and
ripe bananas with meltingly soft dates, walnuts, and whipped cream. Add a shot of rum to make it even more provocative.
Recipe: Hot Date Sundaes
Who says sundaes have to be in a bowl? Coffee ice cream gets structural with rum mocha sauce, Kahlúa whipped cream, macadamia
nuts, crushed waffle cookies, and cacao nibs. The treat was Inspired by the artfully deconstructed ice cream creations of
Food Network star Elizabeth Falkner.
Recipe: Coffee Chocolate Crunch Fantasia Sundaes
Lush, demure, and dreamy: Matcha green tea ice cream meets sake-poached plums under a cloak of candied-ginger whipped cream.
Recipe: Japonica Sundaes
Store-bought vanilla ice cream swirled with sweet-tart rhubarb compote, plus shortbread "crust" crumbles, gives new meaning
to pie à la mode. Use other berries in this “pie” if you like.
Recipe: Bluebarb Pie Sundaes
Here we've combined berries and ice cream, two summer favorites, in this super-easy sundae.
Recipe: Roasted Berry Sundaes
The sweet and salty combo in this sundae is truly amazing. Serve it to special guests, or treat the family to a weeknight
Recipe: Coffee Sundaes with Salted Peanut Butter Caramel
It's like a grown-up's milkshake. A cookie or two on the side is a nice addition.
Recipe: Vanilla Ice Cream 'Drowned' in Espresso (Affogato al Caffè)
This treat celebrates one of our favorite summer fruits. A cheesecake pan was used to make this pie, but you can use a 9-in.
pie pan and sprinkle the almonds on top.
Recipe: Apricot Almond Swirl Ice Cream Pie
Kulfi, a dense, almost chewy Indian ice cream, inspired this pie. Opt for pistachios in the shell for greener color.
Recipe: Pistachio Cardamom
Add the whipped cream to this delectable pie just before serving; the freezer is not kind to it.
Recipe: Malted Milk Ball Ice Cream Pie
The high sugar content of jams and preserves keeps the fruit from freezing rock-hard in this yummy treat.
Recipe: Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Pie with Balsamic Syrup
What's more adorable (or delicious!) than a miniature ice-cream pie? If you want to make one big pie, use a 9-in. cheesecake
Recipe: Summer Fruit Mini Ice Cream Pies
If you've never made one of these classic confections, you'll be tempted now. The bottom layer is genoise, a light, rich cake. Ice cream goes on the cake, then the whole thing is cloaked in meringue and put in the oven. The meringue
turns golden but insulates the ice cream, so it stays frozen
Recipe: Strawberry-Lemon Baked Alaska
These soft, yielding cookies have a double dose of chocolate. They're the perfect foil for rich, gooey peanut butter ice cream.
Recipe: Peanut-Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches
Studded with vanilla seeds, this ice cream has intense flavor.
Recipe: Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Mexican chocolate, usually described on the package as "Mexican chocolate drink mix," is a spiced chocolate bar that's commonly
melted for hot chocolate. It gives the ice cream a pudding-like texture.
Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream
Bursting with fresh peaches, this ice cream would be a special treat on a hot summer evening when served with some buttery
Recipe: Easy Dreamy Peachy Ice Cream
Silky smooth, luscious, and surprisingly good with chocolate sauce.
Recipe: Coconut Avocado Ice Cream
Sweet corn is a favorite ice cream flavor in Mexico, where the kernels are usually stirred in whole. We've grated them to
extract their sweet, milky liquid and used the kernels and liquid as part of the custard base.
Recipe: Sweet Corn Ice Cream
These shakes, made from high-quality vanilla ice cream and brandy, are a super simple way to cool down and relax on hot summer
Recipe: Brandy Shakes