By Domino Staff

Published on August 31, 2015

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Life is not vanilla. Your ice cream shouldn’t be either! Read on for creative, inventive ice cream flavors (and recipes!) to try before summer’s end. 

blackberry lemon ice cream

This fruity recipe screams summer and is just as pretty as it is delicious.

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honeycomb ice cream

Honeycomb lends an extra dose of decadence to an otherwise classic recipe. This version is adapted for both those with and without an ice cream maker.

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white chocolate chunk lavender ice cream

White chocolate and lavender make for a soothing way to wind down.

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peony ice cream with blackberry honey swirl

Peonies, blackberries and honey combine for an ice cream that is about as close as you can get to lounging in an English garden.

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sweet corn and black pepper ice cream

Venture outside of the box with this sweet take on a classic southern side dish. Corn and pepper make for a completely and unexpectedly delicious dessert.

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peaches and sour cream ice cream

What better way to toast the end of peach season than with this sweet send off?

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maple whiskey ice cream with candied bacon 

Candied bacon atop this maple ice cream proves the perfect topping.

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avocado sea salt milkshake

Almost as good as a day at the beach! And just as refreshing.

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cereal milk ice cream

Breakfast gets better in this recipe where an overlooked flavor takes center stage.

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fresh mint ice cream

Crisp mint will keep you cool as the sun sets on summer. 

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