Category: Ice Cream Science

How Do Eggs Improve Ice Cream?

December 28, 2016

The ice cream that you get at an ice cream shop is smooth, creamy, and melts in your mouth. Ice cream shops have different recipes that they use to create their

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Is It Safe to Eat Ice Cream with Freezer Burn?

November 30, 2016

If you buy ice cream at the supermarket in a large container, eat some, and put the rest back in the freezer, you may find ice crystals on top when you

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The Science behind Creamy Ice Cream

October 7, 2016

There is nothing like a sundae or cone with rich, creamy ice cream. Ice cream is the perfect dessert at any time of year. Ice cream makers carefully choose ingredients to

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How Does Air Affect the Texture of Ice Cream?

August 4, 2016

If you have tried ice cream from several brands or different ice cream shops, you may have found that some tastes heavier and some has a lighter and creamier texture. This

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Why Does Ice Cream Turn Grainy?

July 28, 2016

Rich, creamy ice cream is a delicious treat to enjoy on a hot summer afternoon or for dessert any evening throughout the year. If you have bought a large container of

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What Makes Hard and Soft Serve Ice Cream Different?

July 12, 2016

If you love ice cream, you have dozens of options any time you go to an ice cream shop. One of the most obvious differences is hard versus soft serve ice

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Why You Shouldn’t Refreeze Melted Ice Cream

June 28, 2016

If you have ever left ice cream out on the counter for a while or had it melt when the power went out, you may have decided to refreeze it so

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How Ice Cream Shops Make Rich, Creamy Ice Cream

June 22, 2016

If you have ever tried to make homemade ice cream, you may have had trouble getting the creamy texture you find in ice cream from an ice cream shop, or it

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What Makes Premium Ice Cream Different?

May 11, 2016

Ice cream that is sold in grocery stores falls into several categories. Premium and super-premium ice cream is more expensive, but many people enjoy the rich and creamy taste it offers.

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The Science of Making Ice Cream

April 13, 2016

Making homemade ice cream can be fun, but you can get better results if you understand the science behind it. Some steps should not be skipped, and some substitutions can cause

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