5 cool desserts for hot summer days

Last night I was seized with the urge to make ice cream. The result was the most delicious homemade boysenberry ice cream I've ever had. (Thank you, Alice Waters, for clearly explaining how to make a cooked custard base.)


Boysenberry ice cream
I'm still gloating over my homemade berry ice cream.


I decided to dig through the Parent Hacks archives for more cool dessert ideas, which I've rounded up for my latest post at The Accidental Expert. Click over, then get ready for your own ice cream craving.

Cool desserts for your summer afternoons

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  1. says

    I’m the type who’d rather just buy ice cream from the store, but if the instructions are this easy maybe I’ll get around to making them myself.

  2. pdxfoodmama says

    Thanks for the reminder to put the freezer insert thingy into the freezer! Love our Cuisinart ice cream maker!