This indulgent peanut butter and cookie ice cream is very easy to make and requires… ”This recipe uses Giovanna’s mum’s classic, foolproof ice cream base with a dark cinnamon sauce… Freezing doesn’t kill salmonella bacteria; it merely makes them dormant. Add the sugar to the egg yolks and whisk until pale and thick.

Our HR Assistant Lauren is a big fan of this one as it reminds her of blissful summers spent escaping from the Italian sun in parasol-shaded cafes. Have eight 150ml lolly moulds and wooden sticks ready. Pour a little chocolate mixture into the base of each mould, followed by a tablespoon of plum mixture. Pour in a slightly more generous helping of chocolate and another tablespoon of plum, repeating until you reach the top of each mould. Freeze for 40 minutes, the put a wooden lolly stick into each mould – it should stand upright.

I always have a tub of vanilla and at least one other flavour stashed in there. Great for a treat on a sunny day and delicious melting over a hot pudding. One of my store cupboard staples, haven’t bought ice cream in years. We’ve reduced the fat in our healthier chocolate ice cream recipe by using semi-skimmed milk…

Below, we’ve listed our very favorite ice cream recipes – the perfect desserts for summer lunch recipes. Eton Mess is a classic British dessert consisting of crushed meringues, strawberries and cream – made to be turned into an ice cream flavour, right?? The sweet, sharp strawberry pieces mixed with the dissolve-in-your-mouth meringue chunks, combined together with a super creamy vanilla ice cream base. Set the timer on your ice cream maker for 25 minutes. Pour the mixture into the bowl with the paddle running and leave to freeze-churn.

Remove from the heat; set aside for 30 mins. Beat the cream to soft peaks then add the condensed milk and vanilla and beat again to soft peaks. Check out our impressive ice cream recipe with roasted bananas and homemade caramel sauce swirled through. Black bananas are best for this recipe as they’re super ripe and sweet.