This easy No-Churn Strawberry Vegan Ice Cream is rich and creamy. Just blend all ingredients in the blender, pour into a loaf pan and let the magic happen. In a few hours, you have a creamy luscious ice cream that resembles a classic store bought version.
If you haven’t noticed, this is the first ice cream recipe on Nurture My Gut. Yup, it’s true! I have been working on vegan ice cream recipes for the last few years and unfortunately, all I get is something I am not proud to share. The flavors are amazing but the texture is icy. Tis the reason, no yummy ice cream recipes, until now! I have finally discovered the secret to creamy ice cream!
Okay, it’s not really a secret! Just check out the ingredients in store bought vegan ice creams and you will find xanthan gum in the list. I was actually avoiding adding xanthan gum to my ice cream because I wanted to keep the ingredients clean and minimal, but with so many failures, I decided to give it a chance. I am so glad that I did! The texture is just like an ice cream full of dairy. Seriously, this is so creamy! I am looking forward to making more No-Churn Vegan Ice Cream Recipes for you.
Adding xanthan gum is truly the secret to an extra creamy No-Churn Vegan Ice Cream. You do not even need an ice cream maker, just blend your ingredients, pour into a container and freeze for 5-6 hours. Let your ice cream thaw for a few minutes and then its ready to scoop into bowls or onto my gluten free waffle cones.
I will be working on a vegan chocolate ice cream. Any flavors you want to see on the blog? Please make your request in the comments below!
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- 2 cups strawberries, fresh or frozen
- 1 can full fat coconut milk (13.66 oz)
- ½ cup maple syrup or honey
- 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon almond extract
- Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until creamy.
- Add to a loaf pan and cover with plastic wrap. Freeze for 4-5 hours for a soft serve ice cream and 5-6 hours for a "firm" ice cream or overnight. Allow to thaw for 5 minutes before serving.