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Load up your freezer with chocolate ice cream – National Chocolate Ice Cream Day is here! Celebrate this yummy food holiday with our favorite desserts dedicated to one of America’s most popular ice cream flavors!

S’more Ice Cream Treats

It’s a good thing my coworkers enable my sugar/baking addiction, because these S’more Ice Cream Treats from Homemaking Hacks are definitely going to be on the menu this summer! This recipe combines two of my favorite summertime desserts: ice cream and s’mores. And they’re so easy to make! Just layer graham crackers, hot fudge topping, mini mallows, and softened chocolate ice cream. Freeze until firm, then cut into squares and devour!

Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

I’m floating on Cloud 9 after biting into these delicious Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches from Foodie Crush! The rich chocolatey-ness of the soft, chewy cookies pairs perfectly with a healthy dollop of cold, creamy ice cream. I prefer my ice cream to be chocolate-based, but play around with your favorite flavors – peanut butter, mint chocolate chip, salted caramel – really, everything goes with chocolate! Bet you can’t eat just one!

Dirty Road Milkshake Shooters

If you have ice cream, milk and whiskey on hand, you’re all set to make these tasty Dirty Road Milkshake Shooters from Steph’s Bite by Bite. Simply blend all ingredients together, pour and toast the weekend! Make the drink extra festive with a chocolate-dipped rim studded with sprinkles.

Hot Cocoa No-Churn Ice Cream

Drinking a cup of hot chocolate on a snow day is a cozy, comforting treat – but eating a scoop of this Hot Cocoa No-Churn Ice Cream from Delish brings that same Christmasy joy to the heat of summer! Plus, it’s almost as easy as whipping up its beverage counterpart. Just mix the ingredients, freeze until firm, add an extra handful of marshmallows and enjoy!

Chocolate Stout Cheesecake Fudgesicle

What’s more decadent than cheesecake? How about creamy, beer-filled, graham cracker-crusted Chocolate Stout Cheesecake Fudgesicles? The Beeroness balances the sweetness of cream cheese with the tanginess of dark chocolate and stout for the perfect grown-up freezer pop.

The Darkest Chocolate Ice Cream

How could you celebrate National Chocolate Ice Cream Day without a digging into a bowlful of plain chocolate ice cream? The Bite-Sized Baker’s recipe for the Darkest Chocolate Ice Cream is equal parts indulgent, creamy and rich – with just a hint of coffee and the right amount of sweetness.

Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream Cake

This Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream Cake from The Gunny Sack is truly a chocolate lover’s dream! Melted chocolate chips coat crunchy chocolate cereal, which is swirled in chocolate ice cream before freezing and topping with – you guessed it – more chocolate! With just four ingredients and no bake time, this cake whips up in a snap.

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It’s time to toast the official drink of the Kentucky Derby! You’ll love the refreshing combination of sugar, mint, and bourbon served over ice. The classic is great but these twists from our favorite bloggers are even better!

Creative Culinary is serving up delicious Sparkling Blackberry Mint Juleps and I can’t wait to recreate them at home. Bring on the prosecco!

Peach and bourbon were made for each other! Broma Bakery is proving that with her so-good Peach Juleps. She’s even sharing a recipe for a whole pitchers worth – we’ll cheers to that!

I can’t wait to try these Spicy Pineapple Mint Juleps from Just Putzing Around the Kitchen. For me, it doesn’t get better than the combination of spicy and sweet.

Strawberries make everything better including these Strawberry Mint Juleps from Mirabelle Creations. They’re alcohol-free for sweet summer sipping!

Lavender simple syrup gives these delicate juleps a light, floral flavor. Pizzazzerie shares her must-make Lavender Mint Julep recipe including an adorable (and free!) recipe card download.

Cheers!

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Celebrate National Vanilla Pudding Day with the only recipe you’ll ever need. It’s rich, creamy, and totally worth making from scratch.

Best-Ever Vanilla Pudding

 

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Tis the season of graduations, Mother’s and Father’s Day, and cookouts. Don’t show up empty handed, instead bring along one of these DIY seasonal-themed hostess gifts that are easy to make and will have you invited back over in no time.

Nothing says summer more than a creamy ice cream. This DIY Sundae Kit from A Pretty Cool Life is melting our hearts (literally). Filled with an ice cream scoop, homemade caramel sauce, sprinkles, fudge, maraschino cherries, and waffle cone bowls—just add some ice cream to complete the kit!

Raw egg ruins all the fun of cookie dough, but this edible version by Sprinkle Bakes is a sweet, portable confection you don’t have to worry about to enjoy.

Barbecue and summer are almost as classic of a combination as PB&J. Why not bring along some homemade Root beer Barbecue Sauce by A Mom’s Take to brighten up your neighborhood cook out? Download the label, pictured below, to give it an even more authentic look.

We think there’s no better way to cool off than with a glass of fresh-squeezed lemonade. To bring this DIY Lemonade Kit by Fashion Meets Food to life, fill a pitcher with all of the essentials—lemons, sugar, a wooden spoon, and recipe card.

Baseball season is the perfect excuse of burgers and brats, but condiments are necessary to top off your grilled craving of choice. Bring along this Beer Thyme Mustard by Vegetarian Ventures to channel classic stadium style. With the shelf life of three months, it’s an easy recipe to whip up in large doses and distribute as gifts all summer long!

After a long night of entertaining, make it easy on your host’s morning by packing up this Breakfast in Bed Kit. We love the creativity of Jenny Steffen’s basket that includes morning favorites like banana bread, coffee beans, and honey. Create your own basket inspired by seasonal selections, like fruit-filled muffins, or easy-to-find Farmer’s Market staples like handmade granola.

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Overnight Berry Coffee Cake

There is nothing better than waking to the sweet aroma of cake baking in the oven. Imagine having a nice warm treat to go alongside your morning cup of coffee. With this overnight berry coffee cake, you can make perfect mornings a reality.

This was my first foray into overnight coffee cakes and now I’m addicted. I can’t wait to try out different flavor combinations. This berry coffee cake is an adaptation of this overnight cranberry coffee cake. Since we’re in the midst of berry season, I swapped in a mixture of fresh berries instead of the cranberries which I normally associate with Thanksgiving.

Overnight Berry Coffee Cake

I love baked goods that can be prepared in advance. You can make the batter and crumble topping the night before. Then first thing in the morning, just pop it in the oven. In no time, the kitchen will smell like a delicious bakery. No candles or potpourri necessary. Baking is life’s natural air freshener.

The batter for this coffee cake is quite thick. Don’t be alarmed. The thick better helps to hold and distribute the fruits within the cake. Use an offset spatula or the back of a spoon to level over the batter. (Can you see the little speckles of orange zest? The citrus really helps the flavors of this coffee cake pop!)

Overnight Berry Coffee Cake

Before baking, sprinkle the crumble topping and additional fresh berries over the batter. This recipe uses sliced almonds, but you can swap in whatever nuts you’re craving. Pistachios would be lovely with the berries and orange zest. You can even add some cacao nibs for extra crunch.

Overnight Berry Coffee Cake

Mixing this coffee cake is the easy part. It’s waiting for it cool from the oven that’s the most difficult part. It’s very important to let the coffee cake cool for about 20 minutes after baking. This will help the cake keep its structure. Once it’s had some time to rest, start slicing and enjoy this berry coffee cake warm! It’s great with a cup of coffee, some warm tea, or a tall glass of milk!

Overnight Berry Coffee Cake

Here are my changes to the original OVERNIGHT CRANBERRY COFFEE CAKE:

  • Instead of 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, use 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Instead of 1 3/4 cup chopped fresh cranberries, use 2 cups of mixed fresh berries (strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, raspberry)
  • Instead of 1/4 cup orange juice, use 1/4 cup milk
  • Omit 1 Tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel

These Cherry Funfetti Almond Cupcakes combine your favorite almond funfetti cupcake with a sweet cherry-almond frosting.

I’ve been waiting to share these cupcakes with you guys for a few weeks now. I’m sorry I made you wait so long, but once you take a bite out of these Cherry Funfetti Almond Cupcakes, you’ll be telling yourself that it’s worth the wait.

These Cherry Almond Funfetti Cupcakes are a classic buttermilk almond funfetti cupcake with a maraschino cherry frosting.

These from-scratch cupcakes are made with a batter that uses buttermilk, which adds a bit of tenderness to the crumb and for me, it intensifies the flavor a bit. The original recipe for the Cherry-Almond Vanilla Cupcakes also called for some cherry juice in the cupcake itself, but I choose to use only buttermilk as the liquid agent.

To flavor the cupcakes, there is a mix of vanilla and almond extract, if you prefer a strong almond flavor, then you might consider using a little more almond extract and less vanilla. Either way you slice it, the combination lends itself perfectly for the funfetti flavor.

These Cherry Almond Funfetti Cupcakes are a classic buttermilk almond funfetti cupcake with a maraschino cherry frosting.

Be sure to load these cupcakes up with plenty of sprinkles! I like to use the jimmies because they don’t make the batter bleed like the nonpareil sprinkles. I usually fold them into the batter at the very end.

The cherry frosting is a great compliment for these almond funfetti cupcakes. For the frosting I altered the original recipe to use 1 cup of butter instead of ½ cup and I used 5 cups of powdered sugar instead of 4 cups. The cherry flavor in the frosting comes from the cherry juice and there is plenty of it in this frosting! To finish it off, you need just a touch of almond extract, but not much, because a little goes a long way.

These Cherry Almond Funfetti Cupcakes are a classic buttermilk almond funfetti cupcake with a maraschino cherry frosting.

I’m always looking for a way to funfetti-afi desserts, especially when it comes to cupcakes. As summer approaches, if you’re looking for a good no-bake funfetti dessert, you might consider trying my Oreo Funfetti Icebox Cake.

So let’s run down these changes one more time! Here is the original recipe for the Cherry-Almond Vanilla Cupcakes.

  • For the cupcakes, eliminate the cherry juice and replace it with buttermilk, so in addition to ¾ cups of buttermilk, add another 1/3 of a cup to the batter.
  • Add ½ cup sprinkles to the batter
  • For the frosting, add and extra ½ cup of butter, so 1 cup total and add an additional 1 cup of powdered sugar (5 cups total).

These Cherry Almond Funfetti Cupcakes are a classic buttermilk almond funfetti cupcake with a maraschino cherry frosting.

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