With the summer bringing the heat and sunshine, enjoy this list of frozen treats. These desserts will make you excited to use your new kitchen and its features. Here are seven recipes to help you cool down with your family while enjoying some summer relaxation.
Popsicles - Make frozen popsicles by freezing any juice, yogurt, or smoothie. Place a popsicle stick or utensil in the center of a glass and place in the freezer. The treat should be solid after an hour and can be taken out of the container to be enjoyed. For a more interesting treat try freezing milk and sprinkling your favorite cereal on top.
Ice Cream Sandwiches - Create your own ice-cream sandwiches by baking a batch of cookies or brownies and pairing them with a delicious scoop of ice cream. The first step is to bake your cookies and let them cool. Then place a scoop of ice cream between two cookies. Mix and match any type of cookie or ice cream to your preference and savor these sweet treats.
Acai Bowl - Blend an acai bowl by adding frozen fruit in a blender with acai puree and your preference of fruit juice or milk. Blend until the mixture is thick and smooth. Top with anything you like such as granola, fresh fruit, or seeds. This healthy snack will cool you down while you enjoy the heat.
Bananas - Frozen, chocolate covered bananas will make you feel like its summer. Just freeze a banana and melt your favorite chocolate in a bowl. Dip the banana in the chocolate and cover with various toppings such as peanuts and sprinkles. This carnival snack will remind you of all the fun summer brings.
PB Bites - Make frozen peanut butter bites to enjoy with the family. This delicious snack requires no baking and only takes a short amount of time. Combine one jar of peanut butter with 2 ½ cups of confectioners' sugar. Then beat in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a bowl and mix with 8 ounces of chocolate chips. Roll the mixture into small balls and place in the freezer for one hour. You can even dip these treats into melted chocolate or drizzle the top. This whole process takes one hour to complete, and this dessert can be saved by being placed back in the freezer for the next day.
Matcha - Matcha ice cream can be made with just three simple ingredients. Add two tablespoons of matcha powder to a can of condensed milk. Then add 2 cups of heavy whipping cream and put the mixture in a container. It should be frozen for about 6 hours and can then be enjoyed with any toppings.
Cookie Dough - If you’re looking for a delicious vegetarian dessert, then bite into a frozen cookie dough ball covered in chocolate. This recipe is easy and doesn’t include eggs so it’s completely safe to eat. Simply mix 2 cups of flour to 1 ½ cups of brown sugar. Then add ¾ cup of chocolate chips to the bowl with 1 cup of butter and 1 tablespoon of water. Roll the mixture into small balls and place in the freezer for one hour.
What are your favorite cold treats on a hot summer day?