Learn how to make creamy and smooth paleo ice cream with just four ingredients and no special equipment.
You know we’re good at making ice cream. These coconut ice cream, brownie ice cream, and avocado ice cream recipes are some of our favorites.
But we know that not all ice cream recipes are paleo. The good news is that you CAN enjoy this creamy frozen dessert in the comfort of your own home!
table of Contents
- Can you eat ice cream on a paleo diet?
- Why You’ll Love This Paleo Ice Cream Recipe
- Ingredients needed
- How to make paleo ice cream
- flavor variations
- Tips to make the best recipe.
- storage instructions
- More Ice Cream Recipes to Try
- Frequent questions
- paleolithic ice cream
Can you eat ice cream on a paleo diet?
You cannot eat conventional ice cream on a paleo diet, as it contains milk and sugar that are not allowed on this diet.
However, this doesn’t mean you can’t eat ice cream if you’re on a paleo diet. Many brands now make paleo-friendly ice creams. But don’t worry if you can’t find them in your nearby stores. You can easily make paleo ice cream at home even if you don’t have an ice cream maker.
Why You’ll Love This Paleo Ice Cream Recipe
- Only 4 ingredients. Even if you don’t follow a paleolithic diet, this ice cream recipe is too easy and too good not to try.
- No recipe for abandonment. You don’t need any special equipment to make this ice cream.
- Easy to customize. You can change the sweeteners, add blends, or change the flavors.
As we have already told you, you only need four ingredients to make this creamy coconut milk-based ice cream.
- Coconut milk. Use canned coconut milk and be sure to chill it before you start making the ice cream. You can use coconut cream if you want.
- Chocolate protein powder. To give the ice cream a chocolate flavor and enhance its protein content.
- Cocoa powder. To further highlight the chocolate flavor of the ice cream.
- Coconut sugar. One of the most paleo friendly sweeteners available.
How to make paleo ice cream
Whether you’re making this ice cream following the original recipe or the date-sweetened version, the process is pretty simple.
- Blend all the ingredients. Add the cold coconut milk to a high speed blender and blend for 30 seconds. Add remaining ingredients to blender and blend until thick and creamy.
- Freeze. Pour the mixture into an 8×8-inch pan that has been chilled in the freezer. Put the ice cream in the freezer for 1 to 2 hours, mixing it every 30 minutes.
- defrost and take out. Thaw ice cream for 15 minutes before serving. Use a wet ice cream scoop so you can easily pour it into a bowl.
You can add various ingredients to this ice cream to enhance its flavor and texture. Here are some ideas.
- chopped nuts
- coconut flakes
- dark chocolate chips
- Paleo Friendly Shredded Cereal
- pieces of fruit
- paleolithic cookies
Tips to make the best recipe.
- chill ingredients. Cool the coconut milk before adding it to the blender. It will help achieve a smoother texture.
- Use whole coconut milk. Avoid low-fat or carton coconut milk, as they don’t have the texture to create rich, creamy ice cream.
- Use a liquid sweetener. If you don’t want to use coconut sugar, try a paleo-friendly sweetener like honey or maple syrup.
- Defrost before serving. Let your ice cream sit at room temperature for 10-15 minutes before scooping it out.
Freeze this ice cream in an airtight container. Consume within 2 to 3 days.
The ice cream may be too frozen when you first take it out of the freezer. Let stand at room temperature for a few minutes until softened.
More Ice Cream Recipes to Try
Yes, you can use an ice cream maker for this paleo-friendly ice cream recipe. Simply transfer the blended mixture to the ice cream maker and follow the instructions.
Halo Top is not paleo-friendly. While the brand does have a dairy-free and low-sugar keto series, none of their products are paleo-approved.
There are a variety of dairy-free ice creams made from non-dairy milks, including coconut milk, almond milk, soy milk, etc.
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Place an 8 x 8-inch loaf pan in the freezer to chill.
In a high speed blender or food processor, add your cold coconut milk. Blend for 30 seconds before adding all other ingredients. Mix until thick and creamy, but don’t over mix.
Pour the ice cream mixture into the frozen loaf pan and distribute evenly. To make sure the mixture doesn’t freeze, mix it every 30 minutes for the first 1-2 hours.
Once you’re ready to enjoy, let it thaw at room temperature for 15 minutes. Using a slightly wet scoop of ice cream, scoop desired amount into a bowl and enjoy!
Service: 1serviceCalories: 130kcalCarbohydrates: 2gramProtein: 7gramFat: elevengramPotassium: 4milligramsVitamin A: 100UIVitamin C: 2.5milligramsCalcium: 30milligramsIron: 0.4milligramsNET CARBS: 2gram
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