Many thanks to the team at Vega® for this recipe.
Serves 4 | 20 Minutes Prep Time
Homemade vegan ice cream, is there anything better…? How about Protein Vegan Ice Cream Sundaes! Not only is this recipe utterly delicious, we have added our Vega Essentials Nutritional Powder to the ice cream mixture to increase the protein and vitamin content. So, you think you’re just eating classic ice cream, however you’re also eating lots of fruit and vegetables that contribute to the 16 different vitamins and minerals present in just one scoop of Vega Essentials. Not that you can taste them!
So why not give this recipe a go, no ice cream maker required, just a few sandwich bags and you’ll have a refreshing dessert in this hot weather in no time!
Vegan Ice Cream
500 ml plant-based drink, like coconut or almond
50 g coconut or caster sugar
1 ripe avocado
1 scoop Chocolate Vega Essentials Nutritional Powder
25 g cocoa powder
1 pinch salt
Vegan Ice Cream equipment
4 re-sealable small sandwich bags
4 re-sealable large sandwich bags
Bag ice cubes
300 g rock salt
Vegan Coconut Whipped Cream
400 ml can coconut milk, **CHILLED OVERNIGHT**
1 tsp vanilla extract
Maple syrup, as desired
1 large bar dark chocolate
1 Tbsp coconut oil
Optional Toppings: Cherries, roasted nuts
Vegan Ice Cream
Blend together the ice cream ingredients until smooth and then pour evenly between into 4 small sandwich bags. Seal tightly, trying to remove as much air as possible.
In the large sandwich bags, evenly distribute the ice and rock salt.
Place one small sandwich bag into each large bag and seal tightly.
Squeeze the bags for 10 to 15 minutes or until the ice cream is thickened.
Coconut Whipped Cream
Meanwhile, remove only the coconut cream from the can of coconut milk.
Using an electric mixer, whip until soft peaks form. Add in vanilla extract and maple syrup as desired.
Break the chocolate into cubes. In the microwave or in a pan over a low heat, melt the chocolate and coconut oil until just melted
Place the ice cream in bowls, top with chocolate sauce, whipped cream and any extra toppings.