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An ice cream maker makes sense if you love frozen desserts and want to control the ingredients that go into them. Hamilton Beach is a trusted name in home appliances, having been in business since 1910. Their ice cream makers are some of the best on the market. Most Hamilton Beach ice cream makers look like plastic buckets with a dome-shaped lid. The company manufactures machines that make 2 pints, 1.5 gallons, and 4 gallons of frozen dessert. Some of their models require ice and rock salt while others don’t. There are Hamilton Beach ice cream makers that require freezing the interior bowl before use, which may be a hassle at times. All of their ice cream makers come with a recipe booklet.

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