Cinnamon ice cream hews closer to traditional flavors, like vanilla or chocolate, than to nouveau creations like foie gras or prosciutto. But try it out with new flavor combos, like pumpkin pie or bananas Foster. Or smother it between two crackly sugar cookies for a Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwich.
Game plan: The unfrozen ice cream base can be made up to 2 days in advance. It needs 3 to 4 hours to harden in the freezer after it’s been churned—that is, unless you want soft serve.