Slideshow: 15 Ice Cream and Sorbet Recipes That Are Perfect for Winter

Black Sesame Orange Ice Cream
Black Sesame Orange Ice Cream
Dark and nutty, with almost savory flavors from toasted sesame oil alongside black sesame seeds. Orange zest lends brightness to this ice cream. Get the recipe »
Beer Caramel Ice Cream
Beer Caramel Ice Cream
Smoky caramel and the slightly hoppy flavor of a crisp pale ale: two great tastes that taste better together. Get the recipe »
Scotch Vanilla Ice Cream
Scotch Vanilla Ice Cream
Classic rich vanilla bean with just a lick of single malt Scotch. You'll have a hard time going back to plain vanilla after this. Get the recipe »
Blood Orange Sherbet
Blood Orange Sherbet
Pretty in pink with all the berry-tinged tartness that blood oranges have to offer. The perfect dessert for when you want the brightness of fruit sorbet and the richness of ice cream. Get the recipe »
Kumquat Lemongrass Ice Cream
Kumquat Lemongrass Ice Cream
Sharp, sour kumquats are in season right now, and they pair beautifully with musky-sweet lemongrass. Get the recipe »
Maple Ice Cream
Maple Ice Cream
Reach for the dark Grade B maple for this, and scoop it on top of some warm spice cake or a blondie square. Get the recipe »
Better Than Snickers Ice Cream
Better Than Snickers Ice Cream
Peanuts, peanut butter, caramel swirl, and chocolate bits—all in a vanilla-tinged base that tastes a whole lot like Snickers nougat. This is how you can feel grown up but get away with eating candy. Get the recipe »
Clementine Sorbet
Clementine Sorbet
This tastes so much like a creamsicle that you'll wonder if it's really dairy-free. Yup, it is. Get the recipe »
Malted Milk Chocolate Ice Cream
Malted Milk Chocolate Ice Cream
Creamy and rich milk chocolate gets a jolt from malted milk powder and crunch from malted milk balls. An ice cream to bring out the kid in all of us. Get the recipe »
Peanut Honey Ice Cream
Peanut Honey Ice Cream
A more sophisticated use for peanut butter—pairing it with a complex dark honey like chestnut. Get the recipe »

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Rich, Tart Lemon Sorbet
Rich, Tart Lemon Sorbet
A few basic ice cream maker's tricks will have you making the most lush lemon sorbet you've ever had. Get the recipe »
Old Fashioned (Bourbon and Orange) Ice Cream
Old Fashioned (Bourbon and Orange) Ice Cream
Now is the time of year when we drink Old Fashioneds, but there's no reason to stop there. This ice cream takes all the flavors of the drink—bourbon, orange, and bitters—and turns them into a soft and pleasantly boozy dessert. Top with a maraschino cherry for the full Old Fashioned effect. Get the recipe »