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8+ Ninja Creami Recipes To Make This Summer

May 14, 2024


Team LIY

If there’s one thing that screams sweet summertime more than anything else – it’s ice cream! We find ourselves frequenting the local ice cream spots more often than we should admit. But we recently discovered how simple and easy it is to make it at home, and even make it dare I say…. healthy? Introducing our family’s new BFF, the Ninja CREAMi.

Now let’s talk about this Ninja CREAMi a bit more! Not only can it make traditional ice cream, it can also make gelato, sorbet, milkshakes, mix-ins and more! There are endless possibilities with what you can make with it, even taking just a simple can of pineapples and turning it into sorbet! That’s my kind of healthy treat! Most recipes call for your recipe to set in the freezer for 24 hours before putting them in the Ninja CREAMi to mix up, so pay close attention here –> Pro tip: buy extra pints so you can have plenty of flavors made in your freezer, ready to be stirred up for serving when the craving hits!

The Best Strawberry Ice Cream

The BEST Strawberry Ice Cream

Note * Requires ice cream maker!

Prep Time 1 day 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 8 oz fresh strawberries, trimmed, cut in quarters
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. In a large bowl, add strawberries, sugar, corn syrup, and lemon juice. Using a fork, mash strawberries very well. Allow mixture to sit for 10 minutes, stirring regularly.

  2. Add heavy cream and mix until well combined.

  3. Pour into an empty Ninja CREAMi Pint. Place storage lid on pint and freeze on flat surface for 24 hours.

  4. Remove pint from freezer and remove lid from pin. Place in Ninja CREAMi unit, and lock in place.

  5. Select Ice Cream to stir.

  6. Enjoy 🙂

Key Lime Frozen Yogurt

Key Lime Frozen Yogurt

Servings 4


  • 3 cups whole milk key lime pie flavored yogurt
  • 3 graham cracker squares, broken into bite-sized pieces


  1. Pour the yogurt into an empty CREAMi pint up to the max fill line.

  2. Place storage lid on pint nd freeze flat for 24 hours.

  3. Remove pint from freezer and remove lid. Place pint in outer bowl, install lid, and lock assembly in place.

  4. Select Gelato to run machine.

  5. Use a spoon to create a 1 1/2-inch wide hole that reaches the bottom of the pint. Add graham cracker pieces to the hole and process again using the MIX-IN program.

  6. Enjoy 🙂

Cake Batter Ice Cream

Cake Batter Ice Cream

Servings 4


  • 1 3/4 cups Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 2 TBSP Vanilla Sugar Free Jell-O
  • 1/2 tsp Cake Batter Flavoring


  1. Mix all ingredients well, and pour into your container

  2. Freeze for 24 hours

  3. Light spin 3'xs

  4. Add in sprinkels hit mix in 2'xs

  5. Respin if needed! & enjoy!

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream


  • 1 cup frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp chocolate chips


  1. In a small mixing bowl or large liquid measuring cup, combine thawed raspberries, milk, and pudding mix. Use an immersion blender to blend together until smooth.

  2. Add heavy cream to the mixture, stirring with a spoon to combine.

  3. Taste the mixture and add sugar, if needed, stirring well to incorporate.

  4. Pour the mixture into a Ninja Creami pint container and close the lid. Transfer to a level surface in your freezer for at least 24 hours.

  5. Remove from freezer and take off the lid. Place pint into the outer bowl of the Ninja Creami and secure the outer bowl lid. Transfer bowl apparatus to the Ninja Creami machine, locking it into place.

  6. Press the Ice Cream button and allow the cycle to complete.

  7. Remove pint from machine and check the ice cream's texture. If it appears crumbly, insert it back into the machine and press the Re-spin button. If it's still crumbly after that, add a tablespoon of milk and Re-spin once more.

  8. Create a well in the center of the ice cream that's about an inch wide and extends all the way to the bottom of the pint. Add chocolate chips to the well.

  9. Return the pint to the machine and press the Mix-in button. Allow the cycle to complete to mix-in the chocolate pieces.

Orange Julius

Orange Julius Ninja Creami


  • 1/2 cup Whole Milk
  • 1 cup Orange Juice
  • 2 tbsp Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract


  1. Combine ingredients in Ninja Creami Pint Container.

  2. Use handheld frother to mix ingredients until smooth.

  3. Cover with lid and freeze for at least 8 hours.

  4. Blend with ice cream setting. If crumbly, add a splash of milk or orange juice and re-spin. Enjoy!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein [Dairy Free] Ice Cream

Protein Powder I used!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein [Dairy Free] Ice Cream


  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk of choice I used oat milk
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • granola, nuts, or dairy free chocolate chips optional for garnish!


  1. Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth!

  2. Pour into a Ninja Creami container and freeze overnight.

  3. Process on the “light ice cream” setting, it will be powdery at this point.

  4. Add a splash of non dairy milk and “re-spin” once or twice as needed!

  5. Add in mix ins or toppings of your choice! ENJOY!

Cookies & Cream

Cookies & Cream Ice Cream


  • 1 Tbsp Cream Cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Cup Whole Milk
  • 3/4 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 Tbsp Oreo Pudding Mix
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 4 Oreos


  1. In a blender, combine Cream Cheese, Vanilla, Milk, Heavy Cream, Oreo Pudding Mix, Sugar and 2 Oreos.

  2. Blend until Smooth.

  3. Pour into Ninja Creami Pint and store in Freezer for at least 24 hours.

  4. After 24 hours in the freezer, add pint to Ninja Creami and create ice cream.

  5. Once it's all blended, crush up remaining 2 oreos and mix into the ice cream.

  6. Enjoy!

Dole Whip

Dole Whip


  • 20 oz can pineapple chunks, strained
  • full fat canned coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-3 tbsp agave


  1. In your ninja creami container, add the pineapple chunks and press them down so they go below the fill line.

  2. Then add coconut milk until it reaches the fill line.

  3. Add in vanilla and 1 tablespoon of agave.

  4. Place the lid on the container and shake it to combine.

  5. Freeze upright on a flat surface for 24 hours.

  6. Once frozen, place in your ninja creami and hit the Light Ice Cream button.

  7. Taste and add more agave if desired.

  8. Enjoy!

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