Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream at home Recipe

Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream at home Recipe

Looking for a simple beat-the-heat recipe? Well, what can be better than a Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice cream at home? Smooth, aromatic Vanilla combined with healthy and creamy coconut mylk, and blended with coconut flakes might be exactly what your tastebuds need. This dairy-free dessert is easy to make and has surprising health benefits other than being an instant mood lifter.

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Ingredients Required:

  1. Coconut Mylk: 800 ml
  2. Vanilla Extract: 1-2 tbsp
  3. White Sugar: 90 gm
  4. A pinch of salt (According to Taste)
  5. Coconut Milk Powder: 2 tbsp
  6. Coconut Flakes: 50 gm
  7. Golden Syrup: 3-0 gm (optional)

Time Required:

Preparation Time: 5 min

Infuse: 2+ hrs

Chill: 2 hrs + freezing time

It can make up to 800 gm of Ice cream which could be enjoyed with the family.

Step-by-Step Process to make Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream:

  1. Take coconut flakes in a dry frying pan and toast them until they turn golden. Stir and shake them regularly so that they don’t burn and stick to the pan.
  2. Take it out in a bowl add Coconut Mylk and leave it for a few hours to infuse.
  3. Take a saucepan and add Mylk powder to it, and strain the Coconut Mylk into the pan. Discard the flakes while stirring consistently.
  4. Add a pinch of salt, sugar, and syrup to the pan and heat it below a simmer.
  5. Add the mix with vanilla and 1 tbsp of water in a blender for 2 minutes, and leave it to cool. Put it in the refrigerator to chill for a few hours until completely cold.
  6. Whizz the butter for 30 seconds again, whisk in an ice cream maker and put it in the freezer to firm it up further.
  7. Serve the cool and tasty vegan vanilla coconut ice cream and taste the goodness of it.

Why does this recipe work?

  1. A mix of Coconut Mylk and coconut powder will provide a creamy texture to the vegan coconut vanilla ice cream.
  2. Coconut flakes add a lush flavour to the base of the ice cream.
Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

Health benefits of Vegan Ice Cream

  1. Regular dairy ice creams cause weight gain, but vegan ice creams are comparatively healthier because they contain lower levels of cholesterol and saturated fats than their dairy counterparts.
  2. Coconut mylk is rich in electrolytes such as potassium, magnesium and phosphorous. Potassium is important for the maintenance of a normal heart rhythm. It is also crucial for healthy muscle functioning. Magnesium is required for a healthy immune system as well as maintenance of normal nerve and muscle function. Phosphorus is a vital structural component of bones and teeth. By adding coconut mylk to your recipes, you ensure that the body has enough supply of phosphorous to meet these requirements.
  3. Vegan ice cream helps in reducing hyperpigmentation and gives a natural glow to the skin.
  4. Almond-based vegan ice creams can promote healthy hair growth and is a great remedy for hair fall. Almonds are rich in omega fatty acids 3 and 6 that enable healthy blood flow in the body promoting hair growth.
  5. Vegan ice cream works as a perfect energy booster after a heavy routine exercise.

How to store and serve?

Store the ice cream in an airtight container in the freezer to keep it away from melting.

Use a scoop or a round spoon to scoop the ice cream. Hold the scooper firm and use your thumb to give it a shape. The aim is to make it round. Serve it in a bowl, cones, or an ice cream glass. Have it however you want and enjoy the delicious taste of homemade Vegan Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream.


While making ice cream at home might sound like a tedious task, it really isn't that complete. The first time might be a little messy, but it's a smooth ride once you get a hang of it. The

So, What are you waiting for? Use the above recipe, do some magic with your hands and make the healthy and tasty Vanilla Vegan Coconut Ice cream at home and indulge yourself in the goodness of delicious taste of homemade ice cream.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Do you need an Ice Cream Maker?

Well, it would be nice if you can get an ice cream maker which will make your work easier, but if don’t have one then no worries. You can make a creamy custard without the help of a machine.

To make it, make the base of the mixture, and transfer it to the baking sheet to refrigerate. When it is frozen properly, break it into small chunks and blend the pieces into a food processor. Do this until it turns smooth and creamy.

  1. What to do if my ice cream won’t thicken?

Boil the coconut for 2 minutes to make the custard thick and smooth.

Freeze the ice cream for at least 8 hours to make it thick and hard.

Chill the ice cream for at least 4 hours before churning to save it from melting.

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