Homemade Vegan Ice Cream

Laura

Laura

Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Vegan Ice Cream

Homemade Vegan Ice Cream

  • Author: Challenge 22
  • Active Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 10 hr
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Category: dessert

Description

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!


Ingredients

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)

Toppings (optional):

Vegan chocolate syrup

Strawberry sauce

Dark chocolate chips

Fresh berries


Instructions

  1. Whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays and freeze overnight.
  3. Slightly thaw out the cubes for 15 minutes or so to make them easier to blend.
  4. Blend until you reach the desired soft-serve texture.

Notes

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

For more recipes and tips from experienced mentors and certified dietitians, join Challenge 22 for free!

More like this:

A bowl of gnocchi covered with green sauce made from lamb's lettuce and nuts

Green Gnocchi

A nourishing way to get dinner on the table in minutes! Vibrant lamb’s lettuce combines with almonds and cashews to create a creamy, oil-free, beautiful vegan green sauce. Also delicious drizzled over pasta, veggies, or whatever else your plant-based heart desires!

a bowl of homemade vegan raspberry ice cream with fresh raspberries

Barbie Pink Raspberry Ice Cream

Home made vegan soft serve ice-cream with no bananas, no cashews and no coconut cream. And it’s a beautiful, trending Barbie pink! Use just 3 simple ingredients to get creamy, smooth raspberry ice-cream that’s dairy-free, affordable, and totally vegan!

A close-up of chocolate bounty hearts, and one of them is cut in half showing the coconut filling

Bounty Hearts

Our vegan version of a Bounty bar is pure chocolate-covered coconut bliss. Easy home-made vegan chocolates that are beautiful and melt-in-the-mouth delicious.