Updated: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:15:00 GMT | By Rosie Birkett
10 of the best ice-cream recipes

From healthy granita to indulgent sundaes, we’ve scoured the land for the recipes that will cool you down in the most delicious of ways...

Strawberry sundae (© Fish Market)
  • Strawberry sundae (© Fish Market)
  • Banana sundae (© Fish Market)
  • 10-minute strawberry ice-cream (© Sushisamba/Duck & Waffle)
  • Skye Gyngell’s date-and-sherry ice-cream (© Jason Lowe How I Cook, Quadrille Publishing)
  • French-style rich dark chocolate ice-cream (© Sweet Paris by Michael Paul Hardie Grant)
  • Honey ice-cream with honeycomb and toasted almonds (© Ruby Violet's Ice-cream Dreams by Julie Fisher Hardie Grant)
  • Sunset in Amalfi (© The Amalfi Coast: A Collection Of Italian Recipes)
  • Avocado-and-coconut sorbet (© Uyen Luu)
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Now that summer is here, it’s time to start thinking about frozen delights. But rather than heading to your nearest shop and picking up a carton of your favourite cookies-and-cream ice-cream, why not have a go at making your own ice-creams and sorbets? Many of these recipes can be made without an ice-cream machine too, so there’s no excuse for not giving them a go...