10 Impressive Make-Ahead Ice Cream Desserts
We here at F&W love a good, simple scoop of heavenly ice cream. But when it's time to host an event, we don't hold back and serve up a show-stopping ice cream dessert. Here we’ve rounded up 10 of our most impressive ice cream desserts perfect for any celebration. And the best part—they can all be made ahead of time.
7 Mix-Ins for Almost-Instant Ice Cream
Here, seven delicious things to swirl into almost-instant ice cream—or a pint of premade vanilla ice cream—for an incredible dessert.
Peach-Buttermilk Ice Cream
Be sure to use the best buttermilk you can get for this recipe: The ice cream is just as much about the rich, tangy buttermilk as it is the fragrant peaches.
Vanilla-Almond Ice Cream with Cherries and Pistachios
F&W’s Justin Chapple doesn’t use an ice cream maker for this sweet and creamy custard-based ice cream.
Rosewater-and-Saffron Ice Cream (Bastani Irani)
This fragrant ice cream is redolent with flavor. It’s traditionally served between two thin wafers to make ice cream sandwiches, but it’s equally delicious on its own.