All you need is 10 minutes to make these homemade ice cream recipes—no equipment or churning required.

Cookie dough ice cream sandwich
Heather Templeton
Cookie dough ice cream sandwich

If the thought of creamy, delicious, homemade ice cream sounds like the perfect summer treat, you’re not alone. But if the thought of going to Target, buying an ice cream machine, and spending hours churning and churning—and then churning some more—doesn’t sound much like beating the heat, you’re not alone, either.

Enter Heather Templeton.

The Medford, Oregon-based baker is the founder of Heather’s Home Bakery, a blog and Instagram account dedicated to dessert. (We’re already obsessed with her recipe for an awe-inspiring s’mores board that you can easily make at home.) Then we read her cookbook.

Reprinted with permission from Easy No-Churn Ice Cream by Heather Templeton. Page Street Publishing Co. 2022. Photo credit: Heather Templeton

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Billed as the “no equipment necessary guide to standout ice cream,” Easy No-Churn Ice Cream is the summer staple you need in your life. It’s filled with 50 homemade ice cream recipes that range from bars and sandwiches to decadent scoops. The best part? You don’t need a machine to make any of these frozen treats.

“The texture of no-churn ice cream is identical to its store-bought counterpart and the flavor is far superior,” Templeton writes in the book. “With only a handful of ingredients per recipe, you can gauge exactly what is going into your desserts. No ice cream maker is required, and only five to 10 minutes of preparation time per base ice cream recipe is needed. This allows you ample time to enjoy your treats, while being able to relax knowing exactly what is going into each and every one of them.”

We couldn’t agree more. The book is currently available for preorder and available July 12. Here, some of our favorite ice cream recipes to savor this summer.

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