Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker

Soft-serve ice cream first appeared in the United States in the late 1930s. Two men claim to have invented it at about the same time. One man, J.F. McCullough and his son Alex co-founded the soon to be famous Dairy Queen restaurant in Illinois which offered up some of the first soft serve ice cream in the United States. The other man, who claimed as being the first to offer soft serve ice cream, was Thomas Carvelas. He claimed to have stumbled upon the idea of soft serve ice cream when his ice cream truck broke down and he sold his partially melted ice cream that most people seemed to love. Both men decided to redesign a regular ice cream maker into a soft serve ice cream maker. They were selling soft serve commercially by 1939. By 1956 soft serve ice cream consumption had caught on and was increasing in popularity every year and continues to be popular to this day.

The soft serve ice cream maker is no longer exclusively sold to ice cream stores and restaurants. If you are a big fan of soft serve ice cream you can now make it in the privacy of your own home. All you need is an in home use soft serve ice cream maker. These machines are now sold in various sizes and prices and are made by various manufacturers for the private consumers as well as for restaurants. The soft serve ice cream maker is a practical and affordable kitchen appliance that is great for in home use. Making soft serve ice cream can be a healthier alternative to hard ice cream since it contains fewer fat calories. If you are trying to cut calories you can choose soft serve ice cream over hard ice cream and still enjoy your ice cream.

Deni makes a soft serve ice cream maker, model # 5540, which can make either soft serve or hard ice cream in as little as 30 minutes. You can also make frozen yogurt and sherbert with it. This soft serve ice cream maker also makes shushes, sorbet, lemon ice and other nondairy fruit freezes. You can also make frozen margaritas with it. It has a soft serve spout which makes it easy for filling cones. You can make up to 10 cones at a time with this machine.

The Black & Decker IC 200 Artic Twister Soft Serve Ice Cream maker is another brand that is ideal for making sweet soft serve ice cream concoctions at home. The Black and Decker soft serve ice cream maker can make soft serve ice cream in mere minutes out of store bought frozen ice cream. There is a dispenser that allows you to add almost any topping you like. This machine makes up to three soft serve ice cream cones at once.

The Cuisinart ICE-45 Mix-It-In Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker is a professional grade machine you may like to have in your kitchen. This soft serve ice cream maker can make 1.5 quarts of soft ice cream in 20 minutes. It has three built-in condiment dispensers and a cone holder. It also comes with a double-insulated freezer. This machine is fully automatic and will dispense soft serve with the touch of a button. Since the Cuisinart is a professional grade soft serve ice cream maker it is more expensive than some of the other brands. The Aroma Housewares AIC 107 Softserve Ice Cream Maker another nice machine to have in the kitchen for making soft serve. You simply add the ingredients in the top and the machine automatically makes 1 quart of soft serve for you. There are other brands on the market as well. You can buy a soft serve ice cream maker from retail kitchen stores and from various vendors online. If you are not sure which model is best for your needs you can find out ore about them by reading the reviews online.

This Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker Review is Written/Updated on Apr 27th, 2011 and filed under Kitchen Appliances. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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