Cuisinart ICE-21 Review (Read Before You Buy)

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If you are considering the Cuisinart Ice 21 Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet and Ice Cream Maker we have done the test and review to see if it is the right model for you.

Cuisinart makes a number of great ice cream makers and we were excited to find out if the Ice 21 stands up to the reputation.

In this review we cover the features, who this machine is suited for, what we love, what don’t love, and how t did in our ice cream making tests.

Cuisinart Ice 21 Features

This model boasts a bunch of features that make this machine a good choice for anyone looking to make frozen desserts in their home. The main reason for purchasing this ice cream maker is the fact that it makes sorbet and ice cream as well as frozen yogurt.

Who It’s For

The Ice 21 is suited for people who enjoy frozen treats on the regular but want a compact machine that is easy to use and clean. It is a great option for those looking for a relatively low cost home frozen yogurt and ice cream maker.

Why We Love It

The Cuisinart ICE-21 does make some of the best tasting ice cream we have ever had. It is super simple and easy to use. Most people will have absolutely no trouble using this machine to make their own frozen desserts in their home. It really doesn’t take up much room in the kitchen making storage a breeze. It is great for making sorbet as well as ice cream and frozen yogurt which gives you a lot of versatility from one machine.

What Could Be Improved

The only real complaint we have about the Cuisinart Ice 21, is that it is not for the impatient. This is because you need to freeze the bowl for at least 12 hours before using. You also need to freeze the bowl again before making another batch. This is a minor complaint as pre freezing the mixing bowl is common for home ice cream makers.

How It Did In Our Ice Cream Making Tests

In our ice cream making tests, we found that the Cuisinart Ice 21 made some of the most delicious frozen desserts we have had. In fact, after making ice cream the first time we went out and bought a second one specifically for ourselves. It is an amazingly simple machine to use as well and was easy to clean every time we disassembled it.

Frozen yogurt and ice cream came out perfectly. The sorbet was pretty decent as well, though our Brevel does a slightly better job with sorbets. Overall the Ice 21 knocked it out of the park.

Our Favorite Types Of Ice Cream To Make With The Ice 21

Our favorite flavors to make in this machine were chocolate, vanilla and coffee. Fudge swirl and vegan ice creams tasted amazing as well.

The consistency was nearly perfect with every batch. We’ve yet to find a recipe that didn’t come out creamy and delicious.

Is It Worth Your Money?

Absolutely. This is a really high quality ice cream machine. It is all you need to make tasty frozen desserts in your home.

The Cuisinart ICE-21 Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet and Ice Cream Maker is definitely worth the money. It’s very easy to use and makes some of the best ice cream we’ve ever had from a home machine.

Final Thoughts

· The machine has a stylish stainless steel housing that will fit in most kitchens with ease.

· The machine is fairly quiet which is nice if you live in an apartment or have roommates.

· It has a large capacity which means you can make large batches of ice cream in one go.

Bottom Line

The Cuisinart ICE-21 Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet and Ice Cream Maker is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a machine to make tasty frozen yogurts and ice creams in their home.

We love that it makes ice cream, frozen yogurt as well as sorbet. It’s easy to use and clean and features a simple design that’ll fit in most kitchens.

Written by Liv

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