Best Forgotten Summer Frozen Treats

On a hot summer day or a cozy winter night, frozen treats are one of the most delicious desserts around. And even though there is a huge variety of options, most people gravitate to ice cream when digging into a frozen dessert. What do you do when you start to feel bored by the same old ice cream cup? Here are some delicious frozen treats that will reinvigorate your love of cold snacks.

Types Of Frozen Desserts

Your customers can choose from a variety of summer frozen treats: popsicles, sorbet, ice cream sandwiches, frozen fruit skewers, and much more. But there are some summer frozen treats that your customers are missing out on.

More Ideas of Cold Treat Recipes

-Mix pudding with fresh berries and/or jam

-Pour extra fruit juice into popsicle molds 

-Dip banana slices in melted chocolate or yogurt, then roll them in toppings like chopped nuts, coconut flakes, or sprinkles. Place the coated banana slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze until firm for a delicious and healthy frozen treat.

-Set up a DIY frozen yogurt parfait bar with different flavors of yogurt and a variety of toppings like fresh fruits, granola, nuts, and chocolate chips.

-Slice a watermelon into rounds and top each slice with Greek yogurt or coconut yogurt. Add a variety of colorful fruits like berries, kiwi, and mango to create a colorful and refreshing watermelon pizza.

Frozen Custard

This smooth, creamy, delicious dessert is similar in consistency to soft ice cream. Still containing milk, frozen custard is an old-fashioned ice cream alternative invented in the early 1900s. Served at a slightly warmer temperature than traditional ice cream, frozen custard boasts a smoother, denser texture. This treat is best served in a traditional ice cream cup and eaten with a spoon in order to reduce the mess. Because the frozen custard reaches room temperature faster than traditional ice cream, you'll want to leave the waffle cones in the cupboard.

Italian Ice

Italian ice is an amazingly smooth, soft serve, dairy-free dessert. Italian ice is made by slowly freezing flavored water while churning the mix to create small ice crystals. By incorporating similar freezing methods as ice cream, Italian ice is similar in texture while allowing you to avoid dairy altogether. Thus, this option is healthy and practical for anyone on a diet. It's also a great choice for anyone with a milk allergy.


If a smooth texture isn't what you're looking for, you should definitely try granita! This frozen treat features a crunchy texture unlike any other cold dessert. Originally from Sicily, granita is made by slowly freezing a sugar-water mixture, which allows large, crunchy ice crystals to form. This is another excellent non-dairy option as well.

On average, 90% of American households will enjoy a frozen dessert regularly. With that many people enjoying fresh frozen treats, its important to give yourself a little variety. Trying something new can liven up a party, set your event apart, or just make your next family game night more fun. You can even expand from these three delicious options into the exciting world of homemade slushies, delicious gelato cups, and the increasingly popular frozen yogurt. With such variety, there is never time to be bored with frozen treats.
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