14 Dash Ice Cream Maker Recipes For Beginners

vanilla ice cream with blueberries and strawberries

Ready to try your hand at homemade ice cream? We've got you covered with 14 simple and delicious recipes perfect for beginners using the Dash Ice Cream Maker.

From classic vanilla to more adventurous flavors, these recipes are easy to follow and guarantee a sweet treat at the end.

Perfect for family fun or a personal treat, get ready to whip up some creamy goodness in no time!

You can also make frozen yogurt, sorbets, and gelatos. Just make sure that you keep the bowl chilled before every use and follow the recipe to the tee. Using this ice cream maker, you can make one cup of ice cream in one session, so be mindful when preparing a batch.

Easy Dash Ice Cream Maker Recipes

Here is our list of quick and easy recipes + bonus recipe in the bottom.

1. Keto Soft Serve Ice Cream

This high-protein soft ice cream is the ultimate treat for your keto diet. This ice cream is easy to prepare, uses only four ingredients, and has no eggs.

You can add flavors, such as cookie dough and chocolate chips. But that won't affect the carbs in the recipe, which are very low. This ice cream also has low sugar and high protein content, perfect for your balanced diet that may help you lose weight.

2. Strawberry Vegan Ice Cream

We love strawberry ice cream and believe that you do too. The perfect balance of sweet flavors and complementary texture is a combination we can't ignore. However, getting this ice cream flavor from a store or restaurant is an everyday hassle, especially if you need a vegan version.

So, before you regret not eating your favorite dessert all summer, bring the Dash ice cream maker home.

The recipe uses strawberries that taste divine with cream. It is also rich in color, taste, and consistency, giving you all the reasons to love the recipe.

3. Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

We all crave ice cream, especially on a beach or summer picnic adventure. So many ice cream flavors may make you happy; one of these is Cookies and Cream.

This recipe should be on your list of ice creams that you plan to make in your Dash ice cream maker. The flavor is a favorite of both kids and adults and has the ideal crunch to it.

4. Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Do you like ice creams with fruity flavors? In that case, try this recipe in your Dash ice cream maker.

The recipe contains chunks of real peaches. The flavor is addictive and flavorful, giving you many positive points for trying this recipe.

Since peach ice cream has a refreshing flavor, you can enjoy it after a heavy dinner or lunch. It also tastes great as a snack you can enjoy daily with a big ready-made batch.

5. Honey Lavender Ice Cream

This recipe might be a unique one for you. However, it is worth trying as it has one of the most refreshing flavors.

Lavender and honey taste great together, and we love the mouthwatering creamy, and smooth texture.

If you want to impress your guests, add purple food dye to your mix and witness the beautiful color of this ice cream.

6. Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

This is one of the best ice creams you can make at home using your Dash ice cream maker. It has all the amazing and tempting ingredients. Besides, the recipe can also be made by kids who might be eager to learn the art.

You only need cocoa powder, white sugar, whipping cream, milk, and vanilla extracts for this recipe. This is a basic chocolate ice cream that you can adjust according to your taste and mood. If you want it to be more chocolatey, we recommend increasing the quantity of cocoa powder.

7. Sweet Potato Ice Cream

Sweet potatoes and ice cream, doesn't that sound insane? But we love sweet potatoes, and there is no harm in using their sweet flavor to create a delicious scoop of ice cream in your Dash ice cream maker.

You can combine the flavor of sweet potatoes with pecans and spices. Also, nutmeg and cinnamon can be added to balance the extreme sweetness of these potatoes.

This is a well-rounded dessert and can help you gain praise from your guests.

8. Banana Ice Cream

This ice cream is rich, smooth, and luxurious. To make this recipe, you need eggs, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, bananas, and whole milk.

Although this banana ice cream recipe is churning, you can easily make it within a few minutes. Besides, since it is full of bananas, you can experience the strong fruity flavors with pleasure.

9. Custard Ice Cream

Although this recipe takes time, the results are always mouthwatering and worth all the effort. The resultant ice cream is smooth, creamy, and rich and convinces you to be eaten more than once.

Custard ice cream uses three ingredients, sugar, cream, and milk. Custard has a much silky texture than ice cream and can drive you crazy with its creaminess and smoothness.

Also, the custard flavor reminds you of a classic vanilla flavor, which, unfortunately, is hard to find these days.

10. Pineapple Homemade Ice Cream

Raise your hand if you are a fan of pineapples. They are one of the juiciest fruits on the planet and have the perfect taste. And this is why many people like adding pineapples to their desserts.

They also add an excellent flavor to homemade ice cream.

When making this ice cream, be mindful of the quantities of pineapples used. This is necessary to avoid your ice cream from tasting too sweet.

11. Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Most of us love mint chocolate, and adding it to our homemade ice cream is an opportunity we can't miss. It is refreshing, mouthwatering, and an ultimate treat to enjoy before the summer end.

This is a creamy and airy recipe. What's more, you can make it quickly with the Dash ice cream maker.

To make this delicacy, you might require heavy whipping cream, condensed milk, salt, chocolate, and peppermint extracts. Moreover, you can add green food color for the perfect ice cream color.

12. Homemade Orange Sherbet

Are you craving sherbet this summer? Your Dash ice cream maker can help you utilize all the stocked oranges in your fruit basket to make delicious orange sherbet at home.

This recipe is sweet, light, and refreshing. Besides, the sherbet tastes as good as the one you buy from a restaurant or store.

You can serve this sherbet with a cone, or it tastes great with some waffles. Kids love it and will be a favorite of all the adults in your family.

13. Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

This ice cream recipe is divine, fulfilling, and something you might want to have again and again. It is best to make this recipe in your Dash ice cream maker so that it churns properly.

Ensure that the freezer bowl has been perfectly frozen so you don't have soup at the end of the process.

14. Watermelon Sorbet

This sorbet flavor is pretty addictive. So, you can use your Dash ice cream maker to make it home and curb your cravings. Besides, it can help beat the heat during the hot summer days.

It is easy to make if you follow the recipe to the tee. Then, after a heavy BBQ dinner, you can serve it with watermelon chucks or store-bought syrups.

For more ideas, you can check out these Yonanas recipes as well.

Finally, here is our favorite Vanilla Ice Cream Using Dash Ice Cream Maker.

vanilla ice cream with blueberries and strawberries

Dash Ice Cream Maker Vanilla Ice Cream

This is a classic vanilla ice cream that you can make it at home. You can top it with chocolate chips or sprinklers for the added flavor.
4.75 from 20 votes
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Course: dinner, Evening, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dash Ice Cream Maker, Vanilla Ice cream
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 35 minutes
Servings: 1 scoop
Author: Corrie


  • 1 Quart Milk
  • 11/4 cups granulated sugar 1.75 oz
  • 2 Beaten eggs
  • 11/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla


  • Pour milk into a pan and bring it to a boil.
  • Then add salt and sugar and pour the hot mix to your bowl of beaten eggs.
  • Stir eggs on low flame and stop cooking before they boil.
  • Now in the prepared mixture, add vanilla and cream.
  • Let the mix cool down. Use the Dash ice cream maker to freeze the mix as per the instructions.
  • Serve with blueberries, strawberries and your favorite toppings.


Serving: 1scoop Calories: 204kcal Carbohydrates: 175g Protein: 1g Fat: 2g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g Trans Fat: 0.04g Cholesterol: 3mg Sodium: 10mg Potassium: 187mg Fiber: 2g Sugar: 172g Vitamin A: 44IU Vitamin C: 71mg Calcium: 21mg Iron: 1mg
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