Unique Ice Cream Desserts

Next time you’re craving something cold on a hot day, try whipping up one of these tasty and unique ice cream desserts, sure to top that ordinary soft serve any day!

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! Summer is the perfect time to relax in the hot sun with a nice cold bowl of ice cream. Whether you are a kid or an adult, ice cream is a crowd favorite. While most prefer the standard cup or cone, we here at Celebrations.com like to think outside the box.

Ice cream can be the key ingredient in a variety of desserts from bon bons to beer floats. If you are willing to wait, making your own homemade ice cream can be both creamy and delicious...and much cheaper than buying it in the store!


  • Ice Cream Sandwich Sundae

    This creation takes the ice cream sandwich to a whole new level. Take your favorite flavor of ice cream and create your typical ice cream sundae, but add two cut up ice cream sandwiches on the bottom. This is the perfect dessert for kids during a hot summer day and people will be pleasantly surprised by the uniqueness of the ice cream sandwich addition.

  • Fruit Punch Ice Cream Floats

    This dessert is perfect to keep the patriotic spirit going even after the 4th of July! This fruit punch creation pairs perfectly with vanilla ice cream and delivers less sugar than most soda floats. Whether you are having a summer party or a family BBQ, this fruit punch ice cream float is the perfect after dinner sweet treat.

  • Warm and Crunchy Caramelized Peaches with Ice Cream

    If you are craving something sweet than try this warm caramelized peaches recipe with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. The key is to not overcook the peaches so they keep that super crispy, caramelized taste. Top it all off with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce, creating that great contrast of hot peaches and cold ice cream.

  • Snickers Frozen Fudge Pops

    Who doesn’t love snickers? Now this crowd favorite comes in an entirely new form…ice cream pops. Simply make chocolate fudge pops, adding snickers candy bars both on the bottom and in the middle of the popsicle molds. Freeze overnight and you have the perfect snickers fudge pops!

  • Spiked Peach Ice Cream

    Homemade ice cream may be tricky, but if you are able to tough it out the results are worth the wait. We used canned peaches and Ciroc Peach Vodka to make our spiked peach ice cream taste as good as it sounds.

  • Homemade Ice Cream Bon Bons

    These bon bons will surprise guests when they bite in and realize that they’re made out of ice cream. This recipe will take a few hours, mostly because you must wait for the ice cream to freeze completely to keep their bon bon shape. Make these delicious treats unique by choosing your favorite ice cream flavor for the inside.

  • Beer Floats

    As a kid I loved making root beer floats, but now this simple dessert has matured with me! Swap the root beer for real beer and add a scoop of your favorite flavor of ice cream, vanilla typically goes best, but the possibilities are really endless. This is a great party treat to prepare on those hot summer days.

  • Red Velvet Ice Cream Balls

    While we all love ice cream, the dripping and messiness of it can put a damper on those nice summer days. These red velvet ice cream cake balls are the perfect solution so you don’t have to waste your day worrying about ice cream melting all over you. The best part is that they are so easy to make!

  • S’mores Frozen Pudding Pops

    While this isn’t an ice cream recipe exactly, the frozen chocolate pudding acts like ice cream, but provides fewer calories. For that s’mores taste inside all you need is mini marshmallows and graham crackers.

  • Rainbow Ice Cream Birthday Cake

    Thinking of creating your own ice cream cake for a birthday celebration this year? Try this perfect blend of cake, fruit and ice cream! Opt for low-fat vanilla ice cream and sugar-free jello to make it low in calories as well. This colorful creation is sure to make a statement at your next event.

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