The Cuisinart frozen yogurt, ice cream & sorbet maker was rated by Consumer Search as one of the best ice cream makers available. This unit allows you to make ice cream in a speedy 15 to 20 minutes, and even watch the entire process through the transparent lid. According to reviews, consumers say that they enjoy the model’s ease of use, and consider it to be an excellent value. This isn’t a one trick pony though! In addition to making frozen desserts, this ice cream maker also lets you create your favorite frozen beverages, including strawberry daiquiris and pina coladas.
Here in Texas, the summers mean two things: hot weather and peach season. Fresh peaches are hard to beat, but peach ice cream is without question the best thing about summer. Here’s a lightened version to share with friends and family:
Summertime Peach Frozen Yogurt*
2 cups fresh diced peaches
2 cups low fat vanilla yogurt
⅓ cup sugar
- Mix the peaches, yogurt and sugar together in a medium-sized bowl.
- Turn on your ice cream maker and pour in the ice cream mixture.
- Let your ice cream maker run for about 20-30 minutes.
- Serve with peach slices.
Makes eight ½-cup servings.
*Recipe adapted from the Cuisinart ice cream maker owner’s manual.