Best Homemade Gelato Recipes: Seasonal Flavors That Melt In Your Mouth

Homemade Gelato is easier to make than you may think! Cool and creamy, Italian Gelato is quickly gaining popularity in the states… and here are some delicious homemade gelato recipes that will show you why! 

homemade gelato recipes

Gelato is so much better than ice cream – well, at least in my opinion. I wish there were more places that served fresh gelato in NY. We need to start a movement here people! Gelato is creamier than ice cream with a silkier texture. Gelato can be made in a variety of different flavors just like ice cream – but the smoothness can not be beaten.

Gelato Ingredients

What truly sets Italian Gelato apart from traditional ice cream are the ingredients. Authentic Gelato uses more milk and less cream than ice cream, while also leaving out egg yolks which are often used as a binder in ice cream. Italian Gelato also only uses about 4 to 9 percent butterfat compared to ice cream which is at least 14 percent. 

Gelato – sheer happiness, bliss, joy, love, utter enjoyment. I can go on and on and on… but I much rather get right to the recipes.

Anyway, if you don’t want to wait for the gelato to come to you  – you can make your very own batch at home. YUM! Here are some homemade gelato recipes that you MUST try out. Click on the titles below to pull up the complete recipe.

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Homemade Gelato Recipes

When I originally published this post I had seven delicious favorites – but that list has grown!

Best Homemade Gelato Recipes

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  1. Sherry wrote:

    There’s a place called Cafe Bellagio on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica that is a MUST when you’re in California. I get some sort of berry flavor and then a hot chocolate, cuz i’m weird like that. 😉

    Posted 4.6.12
  2. Elena wrote:

    I love gelato! Pistachio one is my favorite. Pineapple Rosemary sounds really good too!

    This comment is an entry to the Eucerin contest

    Posted 4.6.12
  3. jess wrote:

    yum- 1001 calories but sooo worth it
    pictures are mouth watering haha

    Posted 4.6.12
  4. rebecca2001 wrote:

    mniam, mniam …:)fuck calories …;)

    Posted 4.7.12
  5. Wendy T wrote:

    I have a gelato store I can literally throw a rock at and hit from my living room! That is very, very good and very, very bad at the same time.

    I like to mix raspberry and lemon together.

    Comment is acting as an entry to the CVS contest.

    Posted 4.7.12
  6. Eve M. wrote:

    Blueberry Lemon is so delicious. Would also add lavender. BTW, I’m also entering the Eucerin Prize Pack. If you haven’t seen it, it’s here:

    Posted 5.7.12
  7. Eve M. wrote:

    CORRECTION: Blueberry Lemon is so delicious. Would also add lavender. BTW, I’m also posting here as an entry for the the Eucerin Prize Pack. If you haven’t seen it, it’s here:

    Posted 5.7.12

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