POPSUGAR Celebrity

8 Frosty Delights Worth Scooping This Summer

Jul 10 2013 - 4:25am

Summer vacation may be a thing of the past, but that doesn't mean that you can't indulge in one of the season's other great delights: a scoop of something sweet, creamy, and cooling. Moreover, it's National Ice Cream Month [1], so get to celebrating!

— Additional reporting by Nicole Perry

Olive Oil and Pine Nut Ice Cream

Should you be searching for something that's no so vanilla, try experimenting with a recipe for olive oil and pine nut ice cream [2]; think of it as a Mediterranean version of butter pecan.

Butterscotch Ice Cream

Serve a scoop of butterscotch ice cream [3] with peach pie for a dessert that promises to be unforgettable.

Matcha Ice Cream

Light-green and slightly grassy, matcha ice cream [4] makes for a sophisticated scoop, especially when topped off with candied ginger and brown rice puffs.

Lemon-Buttermilk Sorbet

Flecks of lemon zest guarantee a clean finish, making this buttermilk sorbet [5] an ideal palate cleanser during or after meals.

Chocolate Ice Cream

This recipe for chocolate ice cream [6] has a rich truffle-like flavor that you can even smell frozen.

Guinness Ice Cream

An Irish favorite, Guinness ice cream [7] is all at once nuanced and full of multifaceted flavor, yet at its heart, simple and comforting.

Raspberry Swirl Frozen Yogurt

Raspberry-flecked Greek frozen yogurt [8] is a contemporary departure from richer, denser ice cream.

No-Egg Maple Walnut Ice Cream

This light and airy ice cream recipe [9] incorporates the rich flavors of maple syrup and walnuts with cream and a touch of milk.

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