The government’s definition is here.
Ice Cream: Here's the scoop
If you’re an ice cream novice, if you’re in need of a refresher course or if you like to freestyle in the recipe department, this might be the help you’ve been waiting for: base recipes, current standards for various frozen desserts and tips for serving and storing. You may never dip into a store-bought container again. A previous version of this graphic included an incorrect recipe for Ice Cream Base With Eggs, mistakenly omitting the heavy cream and including an incorrect amount of sugar. The recipe has been updated below.
Recipes for sauces
Bittersweet Chocolate Fudge Sauce
Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream With Bourbon Fudge Sauce
Easy Butterscotch Sauce
Hot Fudge Sauce
Roasted Pineapple With Strawberry Sauce
Other ice cream recipes
Honey Sunflower Ice Cream
Cannoli Ice Cream Sandwiches
Carrot Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches
SOURCES: International Dairy Foods Association; www.davidlebovitz.com; www.howstuffworks.com; USDA/FDA; ''Food Lover's Companion''; www.whatscookingamerica.net; Packaged Facts; www.allrecipes.com; www.dailybitesblog.com