We’re in for a long, hot summer. So to stave off heat stroke, we’re bringing you our favorite summer treats each week as part of Frozen Friday, giving you the scoop on our favorite ice-cold recipes and party ideas to help you stay cool all summer long.
Mousse? Custard? Frozen yogurt? Pudding? Semifreddo is a little bit of everything. The Italians call it “half-cold” for a reason. With a cream base that you don’t have to churn, it’s farewell, ice cream maker and hello, freezer! Though it’s quick and fairly easy, it’s also exceptionally elegant to serve at dinner parties.
Here are six great diverse recipes, including a favorite from a Cooking Channel star. So whether you deem it mousse or pudding, this summer chiller is sure to please.
1. Raspberry Chocolate Ripple Semifreddo: Bakers Royale spoons puréed raspberries and melted chocolate onto layers of vanilla cream for decadent flavor shots throughout (pictured above).