Community Picks -- Frozen Desserts

June 20, 2013

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Frozen Dessert contest!

Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the winning headnote and tester's comments by clicking through to the Community Picks recipes — the comments are at the top. And even if the recipe you tested wasn't chosen as a CP, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!

Community Picks (Tested and photographed by us!)  

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Iced Tea Granita 

Iced Tea Granita


Frozen Bananas Dipped in Mexican Chocolate Ganache and Spicy Honeyed Peanuts 

Frozen Bananas Dipped in Mexican Chocolate Ganache and Spicy Honeyed Peanuts


Rhubarb and Gin Sorbet with Rose Cream

Rhubarb Gin Sorbet with Rose Cream


Brooklyn Blackout Cake

Brooklyn Blackout Semifreddo Cake


Affogato allo Zabaglione 

Affogato allo Zabaglione


Community Picks (tested by you!)

Cucumber-Mint Ice Cream
Goat Cheese Caramel Swirl Ice Cream
Make Mine a Manhattan Ice Cream (a Rum Raisin Redo) 
Saltine Cracker Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich
The Pineapple Express 
Sundae Ball Game Cones
Kit Kat SemifreddoMalted Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate-Covered Pretzels

Photos by James Ransom

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Anna M. June 24, 2013
Thank you so much, I am delighted my recipe is one of the Community Picks!
Kukla June 20, 2013
Congratulations to all and every one of you dear ladies!!! Well done and well deserved honors!!!
EmilyC June 20, 2013
Congrats to all! The photography is stunning this week, even more so than usual.
mrslarkin June 20, 2013
I'm speechless. James Ransom, you're so good!! Thanks to Barbara and Suzanne for testing. I am so happy you enjoyed this treat!
drbabs June 20, 2013
It was wonderful. I'm sure the editors had a tough choice of finalists this week.
Kitchen B. June 20, 2013
Oh how gorgeous...........Love love love ALL of them. The last photo has my heart in a tight-hold. Gasping at its beauty..... Well done everyone!