All this talk about the end of summer and going back to school always comes with a last-ditch effort to fit in every summer activity. For me, that always means making a lot of homemade ice cream. In North Carolina, August is one of the hottest months of the year, and it always reminds me to stop procrastinating and finally pull out the ice cream maker.
Remember Popcorn Week and how fab it was to explore popcorn recipes for a whole week? Well, I teamed up with another group of bloggers to bring you a whole week of just ice cream recipes! We’re using the hashtag #weekofsundaes on social media this week, so be sure to follow along.
As I prepared for this week of icy sweet treats, I’ve been realizing I could really step up my ice cream parlor game. Ice cream makes me think of soft, pastel hues and shiny silver accents, and these ice cream making essentials fit perfectly. These are the things I think every ice cream lover who dares to try making their own ice cream needs in their kitchen! (At the end of this post, there’s a $100 Visa gift card giveaway that can help you stock your kitchen with some of these things!)
1. Soft-Serve Ice Cream Maker by Cuisinart ($99) // 2. Cocktail Cherries by Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. ($18.50) // 3. Aluminum Ice Cream Spade by Zeroll ($18.99) // 4. Ice Cream Scoop by Belle-V ($50) // 5. Bestwhip Whipped Cream Dispenser by Mosa ($35.95) // 6. The Ice Creamery Cookbook: Modern Frozen Treats & Sweet Embellishments by Shelly Kaldunski ($22.95) // 7. Ombre Ice Cream Spoons by Terrain ($9.95) // 8. Marble Ink Sorbet Bowls by Abigails ($57) // 9. Ice Cream Tub by Tovolo ($13) // 10. Ice Cream Cone Holder by Chef’s Choice ($19.99) // 11. Goat Milk Caramel by Fat Toad Farm ($15.50) // 12. Pastel Dreams Sprinkle Medley by Sweetapolita ($10) // 13. Bourbon Spiked Chocolate Sauce by Dude, Sweet Chocolate ($14.50)
Whether you’re dying for some of those ice cream making essentials or just need to do some back-to-school shopping, I have a giveaway for you! I teamed up with my teammates at My Cooking Spot and My Crafty Spot to bring you the opportunity to win a $100 Visa gift card. There are so many things you could use it for!
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