Homemade Vegan Ice Cream
No ice cream machine? No problem! You won’t need one to create this beautiful and delicate dessert. This dairy-free treat is perfect for a hot summer’s day or an indulgent celebration. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and drizzle over vegan chocolate syrup or strawberry sauce for the most dreamy, decadent soft serve.
This recipe is super simple to make, and although the ingredients list may look quite long, many of the ingredients are optional. We’ve described how to make vanilla and chocolate ice cream in the recipe, but feel free to have some fun with the flavors – mint chocolate chip, anyone? With just four steps to the recipe, you’ll be digging into a lusciously creamy dessert in no time!
2 cans full-fat coconut milk (or 800 g)
½ cup sugar (or 100 g)
Pinch of salt
For vanilla ice cream:
1 tbsp vanilla bean paste, vanilla extract, or 1 vanilla bean
For chocolate ice cream:
⅓ cup cocoa powder (or 30 g)
⅔ cup melted dark chocolate (or 110 g)
Vegan chocolate syrup
Dark chocolate chips
- Whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl.
- Pour the mixture into ice cube trays and freeze overnight.
- Slightly thaw out the cubes for 15 minutes or so to make them easier to blend.
- Blend until you reach the desired soft-serve texture.
Now that you have your ice cream, it’s time for a rich chocolate cake to accompany it!
Keywords: dairy alternative, dessert, vegan, ice cream, gluten-free
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