10 Ninja Creami Recipes That Taste Like Summer

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If there is one, singular device that I'm convinced could bring the entire universe together, it would be the Ninja Creami ($200). The beloved kitchen appliance has been everywhere lately — your TikTok's For You Page, your almond mom's health and wellness Facebook groups, and likely even your best friend's apartment who has never cooked a meal in her life.

Many people have described it as the greatest ice cream machine on the market right now, but really, it's so much more than that. Because even though it does make amazing homemade ice cream, you can also use it to make dole whips, sorbets, frosted lemonades, frozen margaritas, and smoothies.

When I first received my Ninja Creami Breeze ($149) in the mail (which is a less expensive and more compact version of the Ninja Creami, if you're looking for an alternative), I'll admit I had no idea where to start. Fortunately, the appliance comes with a packet full of suggested recipes from the Ninja brand itself, but I immediately did what anyone else would do: I turned to TikTok for inspiration.

Just like there are millions of cottage cheese recipes out there on TikTok, there are loads of creative Ninja Creami recipes, too. The #ninjacreamirecipes hashtag alone has 19 million views filled with videos of people who have gone viral simply for trying and taste-testing different combinations for the Ninja Creami.

With those videos as inspiration, and lots of personal tasting research, I curated a list of the best Ninja Creami recipes from TikTok that you absolutely need to try. Whether you already have a Ninja Creami or Ninja Creami Breeze — or you're ready to be influenced — now is the time to add that Ninja Creami to your Amazon cart. Your tastebuds are about to be seriously on one, friend.

Disclaimer: The Ninja Breeze for the author was provided by the Ninja brand for the purpose of writing this story.

Ninja Creami Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

There's nothing as refreshing and nostalgic as sipping on a frozen strawberry lemonade, and luckily, it comes easy with this Ninja Creami recipe. Buy some fresh or frozen strawberries, pop them into your Creami container with your favorite lemonade, freeze it overnight, and then plop it into your Ninja Creami.

Ninja Creami Oreo Frosty

The best thing about the Ninja Creami is that no matter what concoction you come up with, it requires minimal ingredients. Typically all you need is milk, for the base, and then a topping or mix-in of your choice. For this Ninja Creami recipe specifically, the TikTok content creator used only two ingredients — Fairlife milk and Oreos — to whip up an Oreo frosty. Yes, it really is that easy.

Ninja Creami Watermelon Margarita

I know what you're thinking, and the answer is yes. You can absolutely add alcohol to your favorite Ninja Creami recipes. In this TikTok, the content creator used her Ninja Creami to DIY a frozen watermelon margarita, and I promise, it tastes just as good as it looks.

Ninja Creami High Protein Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

For those of you who prefer fruity-flavored things as opposed to chocolate-y ones, a high-protein strawberry cheesecake Ninja Creami recipe like this one is the move for you.

Ninja Creami Lemon Sorbet

If there's anything I want you to understand about the Ninja Creami, it's that it's extremely multidimensional. And just when you think you've tried all of the different recipes you could possibly think of, there's going to be something that surprises you — just like this lemon sorbet. Here, this TikTok user creates a lemon sorbet to put in her iced tea, and if that's not innovative, I don't know what is.

Ninja Creami Pineapple Dole Whip

If you're like me and love Disney's famous Dole Whip, you can replicate the exact recipe by using the Pineapple-Flavored Soft Serve Mix ($33) from Amazon. Blend it with water, freeze it in your Creami container, and then place it in your Ninja Creami when you're ready to pretend you're on vacation at Disney.

Ninja Creami Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

For all my cookie lovers out there, you won't want to skip past this easy cookies and cream ice cream recipe. Rated as a 9.9 out of 10 according to this TikTok user, all you need is Oreo pudding mix and your milk of choice. There you have it, the Ninja Creami recipe of your dreams.

Ninja Creami Mango Sorbet

In an effort to show you just how easy it is to make something sweet with the Ninja Creami recipe, behold this TikTok recipe that proves all you need is your favorite fruit. This creator used mango and mango juice for her recipe, but you can use whatever fruit you want. One of the first recipes I tried was simply a can of pineapple, and it tasted heavenly.

Ninja Creami Chocolate Ice Cream

While the Ninja Creami can be used to make plenty of high-protein versions of your favorite sweet treats, it can also be used to make some really yummy classic chocolate ice cream. This Ninja Creami recipe for chocolate ice cream, for example, looks better than most ice cream pints you'd pick up at the store.

Ninja Creami Cinnamon Toast Crunch Ice Cream

Hello to all my cereal lovers out there. Why eat your cereal in a bowl of milk when you can Ninja Creami it? It's as easy as blending your favorite cereal with your go-to milk choice.

Ninja Creami Smoothie Bowl

Remember when I said the Ninja Creami offers so much more than just ice cream? Allow me to introduce you to the most underrated feature of this appliance: the smoothie setting. Using milk, pudding mix, and fruits of your choice, you can make your own DIY smoothie bowl every morning instead of spending $12 on a fancy one at a juice bar.

Taylor Andrews is a balance editor at PS who specializes in topics relating to sex, relationships, dating, sexual health, mental health, and more. In her six years working in editorial, she's written about how semen is digested, why sex aftercare is the move, and how the overturn of Roe killed situationships.