We All Scream for Homemade Ice Cream: Best Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet and Sherbet Recipes

Store-bought ice cream just doesn't compare to these irresistible scoops from Food Network chefs.

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Serious Vanilla Ice Cream

Alton Brown gets serious with this ice cream recipe; he swaps out a couple of tablespoons of sugar for peach preserves and lets the ice cream mixture mellow for a few hours in the refrigerator, all in the name of a better ice cream.

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Chocolate Ice Cream

Alton's recipe for chocolate ice cream is straightforward — no complicated ingredients here — with delicious results. 

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Blackberry Chip Ice Cream

The Pioneer Woman takes advantage of ripe summer produce in her deep-purple blackberry ice cream bursting with chunks of semisweet chocolate.

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Mint Chip Ice Cream

Alton's homemade take on this flavor keeps the ingredient list simple and flavorful: two kinds of cream, egg yolks, sugar, peppermint oil and chopped mint candies. 

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Cherry-Chocolate Ice Cream

Put a spin on creamy chocolate ice cream with the addition of sweet cherries.

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Raspberry Buttermilk Sherbet

Puree raspberries with buttermilk and freeze in your ice cream maker for a deliciously different type of sherbet.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Make homemade cookie dough to churn into this delicious vanilla-bean ice cream.

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Orange-Vanilla Frozen Custard

Get inspired by summers at the boardwalk and make your own custard.

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Fire and Ice Cream

This ice cream flavor is inspired by Red Hots candy and takes just 10 minutes' prep time.

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Maple-Bacon Crunch Ice Cream

Maple syrup and bacon aren't just for breakfast. Use maple syrup in your ice cream and stir in bacon brittle before freezing.

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Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

When frozen as directed, Giada De Laurentiis' yogurt will have a light granita texture that can be easily scraped with a fork. If you prefer a smoother texture, you can spin the yogurt mixture in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Chocolate Sorbet

Ina Garten's sorbet gets its rich flavor from brewed espresso and coffee liqueur.

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Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon is a quintessential summer fruit, and the Neelys' watermelon sorbet is the ultimate sweet treat.

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