Looking for ways to cool down this summer? Try these absolutely delicious homemade ice cream desserts for a treat so refreshingly tasty, you won’t mind the heat one bit.
Below are some of our top ice cream dessert ideas that we just know will be a hit at your place, too.
There’s only one way to make the perfect banana split – just like the ice cream parlor used to make it when you were a kid – and this is it! With pineapple, strawberry, chocolate ice cream, bananas, whipped cream, and of course, a maraschino cherry on top, this is the ultimate summer dessert!
It’s so unbelievably simple to whip up this all-American classic. This blast from the past is just like the original recipe from the 50s and it’s so simple to recreate yourself.
This frozen Asian dessert is a sweet, creamy, soft bar loaded with bubble tea pearls. Tasty and delicious, this dessert is a viral sensation these days!
No ice cream maker? No problem! With a simple bag, you can make your own delicious ice cream at home in just 15 minutes.
Fun and delicious this rainbow ice cream dessert is always a hit with kids and grownups alike. Made with homemade vanilla ice cream and food coloring, this simple Superman delight is fun and easy to make.
Made with only two ingredients, this rolled ice cream dessert is a cinch to make. Just top it with your favorite toppings, like fresh fruits, to make it your own. Plus, it’s always a hit with any crowd.
Sweet and pillowy-soft, this mochi dessert looks more like a cloud but we promise, it’s a delicious treat! In a wide range of tasty flavors, mochi never disappoints.
If you have a blender and two simple ingredients, you’re well on your way to becoming a professional ice cream maker with this simple recipe.
If you love ice cream sandwiches, then you’ll absolutely love this cake! Layered with smooth ice cream and whipped toppings, this 15-minute dessert is easy to make in advance.
Step aside, store-bought ice cream sandwiches! These are the new sandwiches in town. You’ll love this ultimate ice cream sandwich so much, you’ll never buy them already-made again. Plus, they only take 20 minutes to make.
Ice cream combined with s’mores? We don’t need to convince you that the whole family will love this one, do we?
Fruity, crunchy, and delicious, this Fruity Pebbles fried ice cream recipe is unique and savory. It’s a real crowd-pleaser.
Easy as…well, pie, these apple pie ice cream sandwiches are a decadent dessert that everyone is sure to love. Layered with tortillas and your favorite soft serve, this is the perfect treat for birthday parties and other family events!
Frozen Nutella and banana ice cream is the easiest ice cream recipe you’ll ever find. No churning and no ice cream maker are required. This foolproof recipe is ready in no time.
Made with eggs and heavy cream, this rich and decadent vanilla ice cream puts the store-bought kind to shame. We don’t mean to brag or anything, but this is the vanilla ice cream recipe. There is no other!
Made with a lemon cookie crust, this rainbow sherbet dessert is layered with marshmallows and whipped cream. And yes, it is as delicious as it sounds!
When you see how simple (and affordable!) it is to make your own Oreo birthday cake, you’ll never dish out money for a professional baker again.
Made with waffle cones, soft ice cream, and chocolate, these ice cream tacos are next-level delicious.
Cool, refreshing, and tart, these swirled sweet treat is the ultimate summer dessert. Topped with hot fudge and whipped cream, this is one way to beat the heat this summer!
Pumpkin pie and vanilla ice cream rolled together, this fun dessert is a sweet treat the whole family will love.
Layers of vanilla ice cream and hot fudge make this creamy dessert one summer indulgence you will absolutely love.
When it’s too hot to turn on the oven, this no-bake ice cream parfait recipe will come in handy! Tasty and savory, this Peanut Buster dessert is oh-so-satisfying.
Fluffy cake topped with strawberry ice cream and decadent whipped cream, this ice cream cake is a guaranteed hit.
Delectable ice cream stuffed between two chewy layers of cookie dough, this dessert is absolutely irresistible.
Lemony and refreshing, this ice cream pie dessert paired with an Oreo crust and homemade whipped cream topping is a decadent dessert that will disappear in no time!
Drizzled in a mouthwatering, boozy caramel sauce, these grilled peaches are about to be the most requested dessert of the summer.
Easy Ice Cream Dessert Banana Split Recipe
- 1 banana peeled and split lengthwise
- 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
- 1 scoop chocolate ice cream
- 1 scoop strawberry ice cream
- 2 tablespoons pineapple sauce or diced fresh pineapple
- 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup or hot fudge sauce
- 2 tablespoons strawberry sauce or diced fresh strawberries
- whipped cream
- 3 maraschino cherries
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped nuts
- Peel the banana and cut it in half lengthwise. Place the banana slices against the sides of a long, shallow dish.
- Position the vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream scoops in a row between the banana slices.
- Drizzle the ice cream and banana with the pineapple, chocolate, and strawberry sauces.
- Top each scoop of ice cream with a dollop of whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. Garnish with the chopped nuts and dig in immediately!