Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!
Buy the #EatForThePlanet book
single

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR Newsletter

N/A

Chickpea-nut Butter Ice Cream Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free, No Refined Sugar]

LIKE OGP ON FACEBOOK :
If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more! The app shows you how having diet/health/food preferences can be full of delicious abundance rather than restrictions!

The best vegan ice cream cake with... chickpeas! Yes, chickpeas. Chickpeas and peanut butter combine to make chick(pea-nut). Yes, that means there is in fact chickpeas in this dessert. And no, you can’t taste them. They’re simply there for nutrition and texture. Made with a buttery cashew chocolate crust, creamy peanut butter ice cream and topped with chocolate and coconut chips, this is the perfect ice cream cake that's secretly healthy!

Chickpea-nut Butter Ice Cream Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free, No Refined Sugar]

Calories

404

Serves

8

Ingredients

Chickpea-nut Butter Ice Cream:

  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (this recipe used natural salted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 14-ounce coconut milk, low-fat (or about 1 1/2 cups plant-based milk of choice)

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons vegan butter or coconut oil, melted

Topping:

  • 2 ounces (about 1/4 cup) unsweetened or dark chocolate, melted
  • Coconut chips or shredded coconut, for topping

Preparation

  1. Make the crust: In a food processor or high-speed blender, process the cashews and coconut until it forms a coarse flour. Add the cocoa powder and butter to the food processor and process until the mixture sticks together when pressed. Add one tablespoon of water if needed.
  2. Transfer the crust to an 8-inch cake pan with removable bottom (you can use any cake pan, although this will make it easier to cut and serve). Press the crust mixture evenly to the bottom of the pan.
  3. Make the ice cream: In a high-speed blender (you can use the same one used for the crust, no need to clean it), add all the ingredients for the chickpea ice cream and blend until smooth.
  4. Pour the ice cream mixture evenly over the crust. Place in the freezer overnight or for at least 8 hours until firm.
    When the cake has frozen, drizzle with chocolate and sprinkle with coconut. Let the chocolate harden in the freezer for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

This ice cream has the best consistency when eaten 12-15 hours after putting in the freezer. Longer than that, it can get a little harder (but still tastes great!). If this is the case, simply leave it at room temperature for a few minutes before serving.
This ice cream recipe works with almond milk, cashew milk, coconut milk and oat milk.
A strong blender is best for this recipe to get a smooth ice cream.
If using unsalted peanut butter in the ice cream, you may want to add a small pinch of salt. You can taste the mixture before freezing and add maple syrup to taste if you would like it sweeter.
Store the cake in the freezer, covered

EXPLORE MORE RECIPES WITH THESE INGREDIENTS:


 

AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


photo

Sugar-free desserts and allergy-friendly dinners that are always gluten-free. I'm Caroline, a soon-to-be dietitian who shares healthy sugar-free and mostly vegetarian recipes. In addition to being sugar-free, many of my recipes can be made gluten-free and allergy-friendly. I believe that healthy can also be delicious!


 

 

Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through recent recipes below:

Banana Bread Energy Bar [Vegan, Raw]

Banana Bread Energy Bar [Vegan, Raw]

Mushroom Butter Masala [Vegan]

Mushroom Butter Masala

Whole Wheat Oat Bread [Vegan]

Whole Wheat Oat Bread

Chocolate Quinoa Porridge [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Chocolate Quinoa Porridge

Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “Chickpea-nut Butter Ice Cream Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free, No Refined Sugar]”

Click to add comment


Subscribe to our Newsletter




Follow us on


Do Not Show This Again

×

Submit to OneGreenPlanet


Terms & Conditions ×
  GET FOOD MONSTER APPX