Recipe: National Ice Cream Month

By on July 20, 2017

Ask 10 people their favorite place to go for ice cream and you are likely to get 10 different places. Hot summer days and warm nights make a frozen treat a welcome sight,  which is why July is perfect for National Ice Cream Month. North Carolina has 39 ice cream and value-added dairy manufacturers. If you are looking for some of the best ice cream in the state, here are a few articles to help with your search:

If you want to celebrate with a delicious ice cream treat at home, we suggest this blueberry milkshake that combines ice cream with another in-season treat, blueberries. You can try other fruits like peaches and strawberries when they’re in season, too.

Blueberry Milkshake

  • 1 1⁄2 cups N.C. blueberries
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Blend blueberries first and then add the remaining ingredients. Mix on high until smooth.


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