9 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Ice cream is just the best. Whoever invented it should've gotten an award of some sort -- that's just a fact. Having July named National Ice Cream Month is something of a consolation prize ... at least to us, the eaters! Below are links to our favorite varieties. Enjoy!

Buy It!
L.A.'s Ice Cream: We've got some pretty great options in this city. And the photos are gorgeous.

Beer Floats at Golden State: Well sure. Why not? Turn your float into an adult treat!

Chocolate Ice Cream: From Fenton's, Sweet Rose, Margot's, and more, the best chocolate ice cream around the state.

Make It!
Apple Pie Ice Cream with Cinnamon Sauce: You get all the apple pie flavor without needing to bake!

Maple Ice Cream: This one also comes with a pumpkin cake recipe. Make one, make both, do whatever you want with it!

Banana Splits: Find inspiration in this photo gallery.

Spiced Grapefruit Sorbet: This is a reader-submitted recipe, and it is unusual and fantastic.

Raspberry Sorbet: The best way to ensure it doesn't get too icy.

Corn Ice Cream: The ingredient seem unconventional, but we promise, it works!

About the Author

Katherine is the former Living Managing Editor at KCET.org. She's been living in and writing about this area for over a decade.
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