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Semifreddo Recipes That Prove There Is Dessert Beyond Ice Cream

It's the only thing better than ice cream.
09/11/2013 07:45am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

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When it comes to desserts, it's hard to beat the greatness of ice cream. No matter how many layers you put on a cake or how deep of a pie you bake, when given the option most people will opt for a scoop of ice cream over anything else. But we've got one dessert that ups the ice cream ante: semifreddo -- and it's not at all popular enough in this part of the world.

Semifreddo is an Italian creation that tastes like a cross between frozen mousse and ice cream. It's a combination of equal parts ice cream and whipped cream that are semi frozen, but we just like to think of it as a little bit of heaven. The best part about semifreddo recipes is that you can easily make them in your own kitchen. So get to it with the recipes below.

1
Brooklyn Blackout Semifreddo Cake
James Ransom
Get the Brooklyn Blackout Semifreddo Cake recipe from sdebrango via Food52
2
Lemon Honey Semifreddo With Strawberries And Blueberries
Food Faith Fitness
3
Passionfruit Semifreddo With Frozen Dark Chocolate Sauce
heinstirred/Food52
4
Raspberry And Chocolate Ripple Semifreddo
Bakers Royale
5
Chocolate-Hazelnut Frozen Dessert
Emiko/Food52
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6
Orange-Fennel Semifreddo With Spicy Chocolate Bits And Almond Streusel
Adventures in Cooking
7
Boozy Chocolate Amaretto Semifreddo
Bell'alimento
8
S'mores Semifreddo
Sarah Shatz
Get the S'mores Semifreddo recipe from Amanda Hesser via Food52
9
Eton Mess Semifreddo
Vikalinka
Get the Eton Mess Semifreddo recipe from Vikalinka
10
Roasted Plumcot Semifreddo
Adventures in Cooking
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11
Raspberry Amaretti Semifreddo
Kitchen Heals Soul
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12
Blueberry Semifreddo
Completely Delicious
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13
Honey Yogurt Semifreddo With Raspberries And Pistachios
Gourmande in the Kitchen
14
Lemon-Raspberry Semifreddo
Martha Stewart
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15
Pumpkin Semifreddo
Hungry Girl Por La Vida
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Strawberry Pistachio Semifreddo
Martha Stewart
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17
Strawberry Swirl Semifreddo
maameemoomoo
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S'mores Semifreddo
I Heart Eating
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