27 Refreshing Dash Ice Cream Maker Recipes to Beat the Heat

27 Dash Ice Cream Maker Recipes

There is always that ineffable satisfaction that comes from creating anything from scratch, and sweet treats and ice creams are no exception.

Nothing in the world can beat the feeling of enjoying a nice serving of ice cream on a hot and sunny day. So, imagine making something as cool as ice cream in your kitchen; I think that’s one sure way to be voted parent of the year, which is why the Dash ice cream maker is such a dream!

And if you have your Dash ice cream maker, you are in charge of what you put in your sweet treats. You can play and experiment with flavors, colors, toppings, etc., making it a fun family activity.

So, if making your own ice cream from the comfort of your home has always been on your bucket list, these Dash ice cream maker recipes are the perfect place to begin! Let me start you off with these easy Dash ice cream maker recipes.

1. Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream

I will start by saying that this might probably be the single creamiest vegan ice cream you will ever make; yes, it is creamy and delicious.

One of my favorite Dash ice cream maker recipes is this strawberry vegan ice cream made with full-fat coconut milk, coconut cream, and raw cashew butter, which takes it next level! It is sweet, creamy, bursting with heavenly strawberry flavor, and easy to make.

And to top it off, it is made with healthy ingredients and no artificial flavor, but it is so good that you wouldn’t believe it wasn’t the regular stuff if you weren’t told. Scouts’ honor! 

2. Cinnamon Ice Cream

No one ever said no to a bowl of ice cream, right? And if it is warm out, it is double the pleasure. So, bring out your Dash ice cream maker recipes book and add this cinnamon ice cream recipe to it for warm and hot days!

This recipe makes the perfect smooth and creamy cinnamon ice cream that no one can resist, and because you call the shot, you get to top it with whatever you like, including caramel sauce, apple crisps, etc.

What I love most about this particular recipe is that it takes a few ingredients to make, and I bet you have them in your kitchen as we speak!

3. Oat Milk Ice Cream

This oat milk ice cream is also one of my favorite Dash ice cream maker recipes because it is dairy-free and can be enjoyed by those who live a dairy-free lifestyle. However, it is so rich and creamy that you will hardly believe it is dairy-free.

This recipe is made even better with a splash of cinnamon and a generous dose of vanilla extract, sending its flavor profile to iron chef standard.

And, although it still has sugar, you can consider this homemade ice cream healthier than store-bought ones because it is made without heavy cream, making it lighter in calories!

4. Homemade Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Imagine being able to create the ice cream classic and hall of famer cookies and cream in the comfort of your kitchen; yep, this recipe is where it happens!

I seriously cannot think of anyone who would say no to cookies and cream, and this Dash ice cream maker recipe is no different, if not better.

The great thing about having your Dash ice cream maker is that you get to decide what goes into your ice cream, but the basic ingredients required for this homemade cookies and cream ice cream are certainly in your fridge and pantry, and the steps are so easy peasy too!

5. Apple Pie Ice Cream

If you love apple season, then this apple pie ice cream is one more way to celebrate its abundance, a very delicious way too!

This recipe is not shy in cinnamon and apples at all, and because it has broken cinnamon Grahams or pie crust pieces added, it mimics the feeling of eating a slice of apple pie but in a cream form!

It is a fabulous recipe, especially for apple pie lovers, and you can top it with anything for proper enjoyment!

6. Peach Ice Cream

If you have the Dash ice cream maker, then you are halfway through this recipe, I promise, especially if it is peach season!

This homemade peach ice cream recipe is so easy to recreate and even easier if you prepare your peaches ahead of time in batches so that your prep time is cut down by a good percentage any day you want to make your peach ice cream!

If you love cinnamon, you will thoroughly enjoy this peach ice cream recipe, but again, you are in charge of what goes into your homemade ice cream, so feel free to add and remove as you like!

7. Fudgy Chocolate Ice Cream


Where are my keto lovers? Gather here for this one; I promise you are going to love and enjoy making this fudgy chocolate ice cream!

If you have ever had any keto ice cream in the past and were so disappointed that you swore off it entirely, then I understand you completely; however, this recipe is here to make it all better.

This recipe is smooth, creamy, flavorful, and with just the right amount of sweetness, and I guarantee you it will be an instant hit with every member of your household, keto or not!

So, here is to the sweet and healthy stuff that we love!

8. Lavender Ice Cream

For this recipe, we are going super sweet, flavorful, colorful, and oh-so-creamy with this unique, delicious, easy-to-make homemade lavender ice cream!

It gets better; this recipe is made with six simple ingredients that you either most likely have lying around or aren’t hard to find (except you have a stash of dried lavender somewhere in your pantry). It takes only a few minutes to prepare, requires no eggs, and the Dash ice cream maker is perfect!

You can keep it as colorful as you like by adding a little splash of dye to achieve a delightful pastel purple color of lavender; after all, it is lavender ice cream!

9. Sweet Potato Ice Cream

When I told you that the fun of having a Dash ice cream maker is that there is almost nothing you can make ice cream out of, this sweet potato ice cream is exactly what I meant!

I know you probably think there is no way sweet potato and ice cream should be in one sentence, but this sweet potato ice cream loaded with pecans and white chocolate will prove you wrong once you’ve had a taste.

Although you can use canned sweet potato for this recipe, it will be better if you make your own so you can have the best-tasting sweet potato ice cream.

10. Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Here is one of those Dash ice cream maker recipes that I swear by. It is quick, easy, and requires just three ingredients.

As if these reasons are not enough to fall in love with this coconut milk ice cream recipe, it is so rich and smooth, perfectly scoopable, and doesn’t have that overpowering coconut flavor you always get in many coconut recipes!

To cap it off, this recipe is keto-friendly, vegan-friendly, and without dairy, but it still makes a delightful frozen treat!

11. Baskin Robbins Daiquiri Ice

This Baskin Robbins Daiquiri ice is another one for the books. It is refreshing, easy to make, and has the most beautiful color ever!

If you are a lover of Daiquiri ice from Baskin Robbins, then you will love this copycat even more since you will be making it from the comfort of your home and doing things your way!

You can make your own Daiquiri ice at home with just six ingredients that you can easily find at home, including water and your Dash ice cream maker!

12. Keto Soft Serve Ice Cream

One of the things you give up on a keto diet is sweets, including ice cream, which is why I am so excited to share this keto soft-serve ice cream recipe with you.

You must try this recipe, especially with your Dash ice cream maker. It is so simple to make and requires just four ingredients. Remember that you can play around with any low-carb toppings you like to heighten your keto soft-serve ice cream experience.

This recipe is quick, simple to make, delicious, and low in carbs, calories, and sufficient protein! 

13. Homemade Banana Ice Cream

Banana ice cream is up there with vanilla, chocolate, cookies, creams, and mint when it comes to ice cream classics (in my book), and this homemade banana ice cream recipe takes it up another notch.

It is easy to make, delicious, and oozing with creamy banana flavor that you and every member of your household are going to love.

For this recipe, you will need a few ingredients that you most likely have or can easily pick up from the supermarket. And while the recipe calls for cane sugar, you can swap it with granulated sugar if you like.

14. Custard Ice Cream

The warmer it gets, the more reason we have to indulge in and satisfy all our decadent sweet treat cravings, and this custard ice cream fits the bill perfectly!

Although this recipe, like any custard recipe, takes quite some time to get ready, it will all be worth it in the end because what you will get is the smoothest, creamiest, and most luxurious ice cream you ever had.

So, do not be scared to put in the work here because you will physically have to hold yourself back from finishing an entire tub in one sitting.

15. Blueberry Cheesecake Keto Ice Cream

Here is another one of the Dash ice cream maker recipes that are perfect to beat the summer heat and is fun and easy to make.

This is one of those healthy ice cream recipes that you must be told before you know that they aren’t the regular stuff, and by then, you will probably be on your last scoop. This recipe is keto-friendly, low-carb, sugar-free, and bursting with fresh blueberries and a yummy cheesecake taste that matches any store-bought ice cream by all standards!

So, pull out your Dash ice cream maker and put it to great use!

16. Easy Homemade Cannoli Ice Cream

If you have the Dash ice cream maker, you are halfway through making yourself and your family delicious homemade cannoli ice cream. Yes, it is that easy!

This recipe plays on the classic cannoli, but this time as a frozen treat, and a delicious one at that. It is keto-friendly, low-carb, gluten-free, grain-free, and sugar-free. And it takes just 20 minutes to whip up.

So, if you are on a restricted diet, this homemade cannoli ice cream recipe, ready in three quick steps, is perfect for satisfying all your sweet treat cravings!

17. Orange Sherbet

I know you love simple recipes that you don’t have to go through hoops to perfect; I do too, which is why this homemade orange sherbet is absolutely great!

It is light, refreshing, tastes heavenly, and is made with just four ingredients and your Dash ice cream maker. This recipe contains dairy (in case you stay away from dairy) and four other ingredients (food coloring is optional).

Making this homemade orange sherbet is so easy that it takes just three steps to make, and you have yourself a delightful bowl of orange sherbet!

18. Watermelon Sorbet

Here is one more homemade recipe you can add to your menu to be enjoyed during the summer or any other season!

This refreshing watermelon sorbet is made with fresh, juicy fruit and three other ingredients, which include water! Thanks to your Dash ice cream maker, it is so quick and simple to make yet super tasty and smooth!

So, if you are looking for a way you and your family can enjoy watermelon that isn’t boring, this watermelon sorbet recipe is the best place to begin!

19. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Nothing quite compares to homemade recipes, and this mint chocolate chip ice cream is easily a crowd-pleaser!

It is quick and simple, takes less than five minutes to get together and send into your Dash ice cream maker, and does not require egg yolk or all that simmering and boiling involved when making a custard base!

With your ice cream maker and seven handy ingredients like mint flavoring, cream, etc., your creamy mint chocolate chip ice cream is ready to go!

20. Vegan Dairy-Free Coffee Ice Cream

One of the simple recipes I love is this vegan, dairy-free coffee ice cream that is so rich in taste yet quick and easy to make!

When I say quick and simple, I mean five ingredients simple, with that classic rich coffee taste and flavor that is very familiar and titillating to the senses. The best part of this recipe is that it is so decadent yet so healthy.

It is vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo, and free of refined sugar. So, if you love coffee ice cream, this coffee ice cream sweetened with maple syrup will absolutely deliver!

21. Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

On the off chance that you have some leftover heavy cream at home, this easy and delicious Dulce de Leche ice cream recipe is the perfect way to get creative with it!

This recipe is an easy and fun way to create something creamy and delicious for your family; all you need are just three ingredients and ten minutes to make it. It is that quick and simple; whether you have an ice cream maker or not, you will be fine!

Once you have mixed everything, all that is left is an overnight freeze, and you will be chomping down the most delightful homemade Dulce de Leche ice cream ever!

22. Raspberry Ice Cream

Here is one way to update your Dash ice cream maker recipes and also hold on to the fresh taste of summer all year round!

This homemade eggless raspberry ice cream made with fresh or frozen raspberry puree is the recipe to beat any store-bought raspberry ice cream. The difference is in its luxurious creamy smoothness that I can never get enough of.

And, if you are like me and do not like complicated recipes that require a hundred and one ingredients, then this five-ingredient recipe will blow your mind! 

23. Candy Bar Ice Cream

For some reason, I always seem to have leftover candy bars at home (Halloween, maybe?), and this recipe gave me the best (and most delicious) way to use them up!

So, if you have any candy bars left at home or want to do something different for dessert, this homemade candy bar ice cream recipe is an instant winner. All you need is candy bars and three other ingredients, and you are good to go!

You will need your Dash ice cream maker for this recipe, as it makes all the difference because you will be rewarded with a creamy delight!

24. Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Believe me when I say that this homemade no-churn strawberry cheesecake ice cream may easily become one of the best sweet treats you have ever had and is easy to make. Goody!

Creamy, smooth, and delicious; I could go on telling you how good this recipe is, but I have a feeling you are about to put your Dash ice cream maker to good use and find out. Did I also mention how incredibly easy this scoopable treat is to make?

Don’t forget to garnish with crushed grahams, cookies, or anything you love to top your ice cream with for a completely rich experience.

25. Homemade Pineapple Ice Cream

Who says you must be in Hawaii to enjoy the sweet scent and taste of the tropical island? With this easy-peasy pineapple ice cream, you will be transported to your favorite beach on the beautiful island!

This 3-ingredient recipe is one I swear by. It is tropical, light, and almost magical that you may never stop until the last scoop.

If you have an ice cream maker, you are halfway through making your pineapple ice cream, as it requires no heating or any other complicated process!

26. Blackberry Frozen Yogurt

The Dash ice cream maker makes all the difference in this delicious frozen delight recipe. This blackberry frozen yogurt is so good that you will not believe how quick and simple it is to make!

Just two recipes are required to make this, and you can use either fresh or frozen blackberry; either way, your frozen yogurt will still turn out great.

And because you are making this at home, feel free to experiment with different flavors of yogurt when making your blackberry frozen yogurt.

27. Lemon Sorbet

I’m sure you already know this is a good one; it is lemon! I don’t know about you, but I love how anything with lemon makes me feel, and this lemon sorbet made with fresh lemon juice and zest is no different.

So, if you are looking for something to beat the summer heat, this lemon sorbet is perfect, and it is a bit tart, so one scoop ought to be enough.

This recipe is as good as it is easy to make, just grab your ingredients and let your Dash ice cream maker do the heavy lifting, freeze, and enjoy.

cinnamon vanilla bean ice cream

Cinnamon Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

I am feeling extra sweet with all that ice cream talk, so here goes one more delicious Dash ice cream maker recipe you must try!
Cinnamon and vanilla are classic flavors on their own, and when they come together, it becomes magic in a scoop, especially with this vegetarian and gluten-free recipe! So, let’s begin, shall we?
Cook Time 4 hours
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 69 kcal


  • Whisk
  • Saucepan
  • Mesh sieve
  • Bowl
  • Knife
  • Spatula
  • Metal spoon
  • Plastic wrap
  • Ice cream maker


  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • cups of half-and-half (can be replaced with light cream or half milk/half heavy cream)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • ½ vanilla bean
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Stir sugar and half-and-half together in a saucepan on medium-low heat, then remove when the mixture starts to simmer.
  • Add the cream mixture to the eggs and whisk quickly so you don’t scramble the eggs; then, pour your egg mixture into the saucepan and stir in the heavy cream.
  • Cut the vanilla bean in half along its length, scrape the seeds out, and add the roots and the bean to the cream mixture.
  • Set the mixture back on medium-low heat and stir until you get a consistency that can cover the back of a metal spoon completely.
  • Take the mixture off the heat and strain with a mesh sieve into a bowl, whisk in the cinnamon, and set aside to cool. After the mixture has cooled, cover and let refrigerate overnight or for several hours until properly chilled. (You can place plastic wrap over the surface so that skin doesn’t form).
  • Pour the cold mixture into your ice cream maker and refrigerate according to the manufacturer’s instructions.


Nutrition Value:
Fat: 3g | Carbs: 6g | Protein: 5g
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