It's National Ice Cream Month! Here Are 15 Delicious Ways to Celebrate


If you're suffering from a Fourth of July come down, fret not! July is also National Ice Cream Month and there is oh so much to celebrate. From deliciously frozen ice cream cakes to decadent floats and sumptuous ice cream sandwiches, we've come up with the best recipes we could find to pay proper homage to our frozen friend. Enjoy!

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Strawberry and Citrus Cornmeal Ice Cream Sandwiches

This strawberry and citrus cornmeal take on the ice cream sandwich from Hummingbird High is summer in a bite.

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Brown Butter Butterscotch Pecan Ice Cream

Brown butter meets butterscotch in this pecan-infused ice cream from The Messy Baker

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Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Part banana split, part ice cream cake, this ice cream monstrosity from Brown Eyed Baker has everything you could possibly want. Ever.

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Frozen Banana Ice Cream

If bananas are your thing, try this easy-to-make ice cream by My Baking Addiction.

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Almond Joy Coconut Ice Cream

Skip out on the dairy and go with this almond milk coconut concoction, courtesy of Naturally Ella for a vegan ice cream fix.

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Salty Honey Ice Cream

For a perfect mix of salty and sweet, go with A Cozy Kitchen’s salty honey ice cream.

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Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

If you’re looking for an ice cream extravaganza, look no further than Confessions of a Cookbook Queen’s funfetti and cookie overload ice cream cake.

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Plum and Bourbon Swirl Ice Cream

Bourbon makes a delicious appearance in this plum swirl ice cream from Five and Spice.

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Milk Chocolate Goat Cheese Ice Cream with Ganache Fudge Chunks

Goat cheese in ice cream? You bet your behind. Let How Sweet It Is show you how it’s done.

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Brown Sugar Bacon Ice Cream Sandwich

I am a Food Blog’s take on the ice cream sandwich gets a nice hint of savory-sweet goodness from brown sugar bacon crumbs.

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Chocolate Chip Coffee Ice Cream

Coffee and chocolate chip cookies are the best of buds in this tasty ice cream recipe from Simply Scratch.

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Pistachio Ice Cream with Brown Butter Crumble

Pistachio ice cream gets a delicious textural balance from Climbing Grier Mountain’s brown butter crumble.

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Bourbon Aged-Stout Floats

What’s better than an ice cream float? One with bourbon in it from A Better Happier St. Sebastian.

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Doughnut Ice Cream

Doughnuts take a wonderfully frozen form as done by A Cozy Kitchen.

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Roasted Banana Cheesecake Ice Cream

It’s hard to imagine roasted banana and cheesecake all rolled into one delicious ice cream flavor, but The Little Epicurean does it anyway.

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