Top budget-friendly Ice Cream Makers

Investing in an ice cream maker is always a good move sine these apparatuses are ideal for a wide variety of frozen sweet treats such as sherbet, gelato, frozen yogurt and the likes. With this apparatus, you can personalize your ice cream can make as many substitutions as you want to your dessert. These machines are also quite easy to use and come with a wide variety of features that enable you to personalize your ice cream. From higher-end appliance to more affordable ones, the market does provide something for just about every budget.

To help you find a high quality albeit affordable apparatus, here are three of the top budget-friendly ice cream makers on the market.

Hamilton Beach Ice Cream MakerHamilton Beach Half Pint Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker

The Hamilton Beach Ice Cream Maker only costs between $20 and $30 but delivers a stellar performance. Weighing only 1 pound, this ice cream maker does not claim a lot of space and can very easily be placed in just about any corner of the kitchen. With a capacity of 240z, this machine can provide two servings at a time which is ideal for smaller groups of people. It only requires between 6 and 12 minutes to churn one serving.

Sunbeam FRSBCB40-BLSSunbeam FRSBCB40-BLS 4-Quart Ice Cream Maker

Priced between $30 and $40, the Sunbeam FRSBCB40-BLS 4-Quart Ice Cream Maker comes with quite a powerful motor, which is surprising considering its compact size. Featuring an aluminum canister to keep your mixture ice cold during the churning process, this apparatus even comes with a glass lid to help you keep a close eye on your ice cream. Other than ice cream, it can also be used to make fruit sherbet and frozen yogurt. No hand churning is required.

Cuisinart ICE-25 Classic Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream & Sorbet Maker

Cuisinart ICE-25With a 1-1/2 quart capacity, the Cuisinart ICE-25 Classic Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream & Sorbet Maker costs between $40 and $50. It comes with a double-insulated freezer bowl that ensures that your mixture always remains smooth and creamy. Featuring a 3-year warranty, this item also comes with an instruction manual as well as a recipe book to help you whip up a variety of sweet treats in no time at all. More importantly, this machine also comes with an open sprout that will help you add extra ingredients to your mixture such as sugar, eggs, sprinkles, chocolate and the likes.