This was the best ice cream maker that I had ever had, it was so great and so much fun for my whole family to use together, it brought us all together and we spent a lot of time making ice cream and having ice cream sundae parties. This gives you the old time feel of making ice cream, it has the handle on it that you have to manually turn round and round so that you can turn your ingredients into the ice cream. It comes with a book that has all kinds of different recipes so you can make so many flavors and even frozen yogurt. I love that this has a candy crusher on it, it makes it so much fun to put your candy bar in it and make it crushed up into tiny little pieces that you can sprinkle into the ice cream or put on top of it. This lasted our family a long time, but it did eventually break with the handle popping off. This ice cream machine holes a large amount and makes enough for quite a few people in a very short amount of time, it is great for a family and leaves you with a lot of fun memories.