July is National Ice Cream Month and it totally makes sense since this is when we have some of the hottest weather. And when it’s hot, you better believe we’re making and eating cold desserts, like these frosty ice cream recipes.

15+ Frosty Ice Cream Recipes and Ice Cream Fun Facts

But before we get to the frosty ice cream recipes, I thought it would be fun to share a few ice cream fun facts.

Ice Cream Fun Facts*

  • Ice cream origins go back to 2nd century B.C.
  • Marco Polo brought back a recipe from the Far East that closely resembled sherbet, which most likely evolved into ice cream in the 16th century.
  • The first official account of ice cream in America was in a letter written by a guest of the governor of Maryland in 1774.
  • The first ice cream advertisement was in the New York Gazzette in 1777.
  • Merchant records show President George Washington spent $200 on ice cream in 1790.
  • Ice cream became more widely available in 1800 due to new freezing and processing machines.
  • During WWII, the first floating ice cream parlor was built for sailors in the Western Pacific.
  • Americans eat an average of 19.7 pounds of ice cream per person each year.
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15 Frosty Ice Cream Recipes

No Churn Ice Cream Recipes

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Here’s even more Delicious Ice Cream Recipes that include dairy free and no churn.

Delicious Ice Cream Recipes

I hope you enjoyed the ice cream fun facts and frosty ice cream recipes. Now, let’s get to the Merry Monday Link Party for tons of summer ideas!

*”The History of Ice Cream.” IDFA, www.idfa.org/news-views/media-kits/ice-cream/the-history-of-ice-cream, Accessed July, 8 2018.

*”How Many Pounds of Ice Cream does the Average American Eat Annually?” Business State Journal, 17 June 2017, host.madison.com/wsj/business/how-many-pounds-of-ice-cream-does-the-average-american/article_8459cc73-424e-5b36-90d4-529719f92ada.html, Accessed July 8, 2018. 

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  1. Thank you for hosting! My offerings this week include my Fish and Chips, a Broccoli and Cheddar Casserole and a delicious Tuna Steak with a Tomato Lime Sauce. Enjoy your week!