Who invented ice cream ? Surprisingly, there is debate over who the first "inventor" was and if it was ice cream or slush or a sno-cone.
There are stories that Nero and the ancient Chinese enjoyed an "ice cream like substance"...but it was likely a flavored crushed ice treat...not the creamy ice cream we love today.
Charles I, in England, probably had the first dessert that is closest to the ice cream we know today. The dessert was made by his chef and...
Following the demise of the King, the secret was let loose and royalty in Europe soon enjoyed a creamy ice treat.
In 1847, Nancy Johnson developed the first hand-crank ice cream maker.
In 1851, Jacob Fussell used icehouses and larger versions of the ice cream maker, to develop a process for mass producing ice cream. He started in Baltimore and soon spread to New York, Washington and Boston. So, some may feel this is the