Winterize Your Ice Cream!


While ice cream season is technically a ways away, that doesn’t mean the creamy treat doesn’t deserve a winter makeover! Whether it’s a spicy kick or minty refresh, check out some of our favorite fold-in combinations to winterize your scoops during the cold weather season.

Either start with your favorite ice cream recipe for the base or use store bought ice cream that’s been lightly softened. Fold in the ingredients below, refreeze, and enjoy!

Boozy

  • Base flavor:
    • Coffee
  • Mix-Ins:
    • Kahlua
    • chocolate covered espresso beans, chopped
    • brandy-steeped golden raisins (heat brandy and pour over raisins, soak for ½ hour until plump)

Spicy

  • Base flavor:
    • Chocolate
  • Mix-Ins:
    • cinnamon
    • chipotle
    • crumbled bacon and/or chopped pretzels

Minty

  • Base Flavor:
    • Vanilla
  • Mix-Ins:
    • Andes mints, chopped
    • Peppermint Schnapps or Crème de Menthe, drizzled
    • chocolate wafers, chopped

Nutty

  • Base Flavor:
    • Salted Caramel
  • Mix-Ins:
    • chopped pecans, peanuts and almonds (or your favorite nuts!)
    • banana chips, chopped
    • chocolate chips