5 essential ice cream tools to stock up this summer

Create and serve sweet treats with these five items

Great products and tools that are all you and the family need to make and serve your own cool desserts at home.

Zoku ZK120-LB Ice Cream Maker

If you’re the type that likes getting hands-on with their desserts, the Zoku maker is the one for you, with users being able to continuously check on their ice cream’s progress thanks to the removable top.

It’s also simple and fuss-free, with dairy goodness only taking four steps to make.

200RMB, available on amazon.cn

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Pasabahce Ice Cream Glass

This Turkish brand makes glass the traditional way and this sundae glass is a pretty addition to any ice cream lover’s kitchenware. With ample space for fillings and toppings, kids will enjoy stacking these up.

32RMB, available on jd.com

Cuisinart ICE-30 BC 2Qz Froyo, Ice Cream & Sorbet Maker

This electronic ice cream maker works just like any manual maker – simply pop the machine’s bowl into the freezer while you work on the ingredients. Once you’ve finished whipping up your base, pour the mixture into the bowl place it in the machine and turn it on to let the magic begin. While the Cuisinart looks plain, it’s cleverly designed and produces deliciously thick sorbets and thrillingly dense ice cream.

470RMB, available on amazon.cn

Assorted ice lolly maker

Don’t feel like faffing around with machines? These affordable moulds from IKEA are great for making fresh ice lollies quickly. Buy or make your own fruit juices or yoghurt mix and pour into moulds, before freezing. Rinse in warm water to clean them off after using.

Assorted ice lolly maker, 9.90RMB for a set of six moulds. Available at IKEA stores


Assorted ice cream scoop

If you went to all the effort of making your own artisanal ice cream, then you may as well make sure you present it in the smoothest way possible. Pick up these serving tools from IKEA that give you the perfect scoop (and most Instagram-able pic) every time. Remember to dip in a bowl of water before using to avoid having any cream stick to the back.

Assorted ice cream scoop, 19.90RMB, available at IKEA stores