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3 Ingredient Coconut Milk Ice Cream

This 3 Ingredient Coconut Milk Ice Cream is so easy to make! Plus, this homemade ice cream is dairy free and egg free! Unlike most homemade ice creams that freeze too fast and end up icy, this coconut milk ice cream has the thickest and creamiest texture, even after several days in the freezer.

Even with no dairy and no eggs, the thick and creamy texture holds up to freezing well so you can enjoy a creamy and delicious healthy ice cream anytime. As with many homemade coconut milk-based ice creams, take it out of the freezer to thaw for about 10 minutes before you are ready to eat it.

3 ingredient coconut milk ice cream

Why You’ll Love This 3 Ingredient Ice Cream Recipe

This is the perfect replacement for regular ice cream for those who can’t have dairy, due to an allergy or for those who can’t have dairy temporarily, such as while nursing or following a strict diet.

No wonder this is one of my most popular all-time recipes.

You’ll love the creaminess of the coconut which makes this dairy free ice cream amazing. Plus this 3 ingredient coconut milk ice cream is a simple dessert, especially when you are trying to cut out dairy and/or eggs.

This simple recipe is perfect for topping all of your favorite desserts so be sure to add it into meal planning dessert rotation.

Using coconut milk to make ice cream is a real game-changer, it makes a creamy and delicious ice cream without the need for heavy creams or eggs in the recipe. No sugar, no gluten, or additives are required.

Just a deliciously creamy, coconut ice cream recipe, perfect for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet.

dairy free dessert in a bowl.

Ingredients

  • 1 can of Coconut Milk
  • 3 Tablespoons of Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Cup of Honey
Coconut milk Ice Cream dairy free Recipe

How to Make 3 Ingredient Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Mix all of the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl using a whisk. Whisk until all of the ingredients are smooth. Then pour the mixture into an ice cream maker for about 25 minutes. Freeze for an additional 1-2 hours.

If you don’t have an ice cream maker, pour the dairy free ice cream into a freezer safe Tupperware. For the best texture, stir every 25 minutes until firm enough to eat.

If you have premade the ice cream and it’s been in the freezer for 8 hours or more, be sure to put it on the counter to soften for about 15 minutes before eating.

Coconut Milk Ice Cream Recipe

Can I use coconut milk instead of heavy cream in ice cream?

Yes, this 3 ingredient coconut milk ice cream recipe makes a creamy and thick ice cream without dairy. There is no need for heavy cream when you have a can of coconut milk, just shake the cans and mix in your favorite ice cream flavors (vanilla extract works great) to enjoy a dairy free ice cream without using heavy cream.

How do you thicken coconut milk for ice cream?

For thicker coconut milk ice cream, you can optionally mix cornstarch with a small amount of reserved coconut milk. Then, bring this mixture to a boil in a saucepan for about 5 minutes until it thickens. However, this step is optional and not always necessary for delicious homemade ice cream.

Is coconut milk or coconut cream better for ice cream?

When it comes to making ice cream, coconut cream typically delivers creamier results because of its higher fat content.

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3 ingredient Coconut milkIce Cream Recipe
Yield: 2 servings

3 Ingredient Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Inactive Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This 3 Ingredient Coconut Milk Ice Cream is thick and creamy without adding in any dairy or eggs! Plus, no ice cream maker is needed!

Ingredients

  • 1 can of Coconut Milk
  • 3 Tablespoons of Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Cup of Honey

Instructions

    Mix all of the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl using a whisk. Whisk until all of the ingredients are smooth.

    Then pour the mixture into an ice cream maker for about 25 minutes.

    Freeze for an additional 1-2 hours or until the ice cream reaches your preferred. consistency.

Notes

If you don't have an ice cream maker, pour the dairy free ice cream into a freezer safe Tupperware. For the best texture, stir every 25 minutes until firm enough to eat.

If you have premade the ice cream and it's been in the freezer for 8 hours or more, be sure to put it on the counter to soften for about 15 minutes before eating.

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Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 574Total Fat 42gSaturated Fat 37gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 0mgSodium 29mgCarbohydrates 43gFiber 0gSugar 37gProtein 4g

The nutrition in recipes is caluculate by AI, mistakes happen. It is highly recommended to check carb counts to make sure these recipes fit into your diet.

About Thirty Something Super Mom

Melissa Dixon Thirty Something Super Mom
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My journey started after a Crohn's disease diagnosis, inspiring a commitment to well-being. This site shares my distinctive approach to healthy living with my collection of nutritious recipes that boast authentic flavors, mimicking the indulgence of traditional dishes. I love sharing guilt free recipes for low carb, keto, gluten-free, paleo, and the specific carbohydrate diet. I also share tips on natural living, including homemade cleaners and cleaning hacks. I also share my experience as a veterinary technician and pet groomer, to integrate pet health tips, homemade dog food recipes, and grooming insights to ensure your pets thrive.

Arushi Garg

Thursday 27th of June 2019

this is so easy and simple. I can also make a Popsicle of it. Thanks for sharing

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