You scream, I scream, we all scream for… dairy-free ice cream! Grab some non-dairy milk and fresh fruit, you have everything you need for a basic ice cream. Vegan ice cream is great because it’s perfect anytime of year! Hot summer day? Put it on a cone and lick it while lying in the sun. Chilly night? Put a scoop on top of a warm, fresh apple crumble. Craving a cozy treat after a stressful day? Just put it straight into a bowl make a sundae! Top it with chocolate sauce, fruit, sprinkles, vegan whipped cream, and whatever else you’d like. However you decide to eat these vegan ice creams, it’ll be delicious. How could you go wrong with dairy-free ice cream? Making vegan ice cream is so simple and does not take any sorcery or magic, but rather a few simple substitutions or omissions.
Want to make your own? Check out these 15 dairy-free ice creams to enjoy this summer:
1. Rhubarb, Rose Water, and Lime Sorbet
This unique combination will perk up your taste buds with tart and sweet flavor.
2. Vegan Cherry Garcia
Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia ice cream is a delicious dessert. Too bad it contains dairy, but this version is 100 percent dairy free and just as amazing.
3. Blackberry Ice Cream
All you need for this treat is blackberries, almond milk and frozen bananas.
4. Acai Berry Vegan Ice Cream
Acai is packed full of antioxidant power, so you can feel good about getting some nutrition from the superfood along with a sweet taste.
5. Drunken Cherry Coconut Ice Cream
This frozen treat is a cocktail and dessert all-in-one.
6. Margarita Ice Cream
A cool, refreshing margarita tastes great in the summer heat, so why not make an ice cream with the sweet and salty experience of a cocktail?
7. Raw Mango Banana Soft Serve Ice Cream
This is an easy-to-make recipe that calls for only two ingredients: banana and mango.
8. Lavender Coconut Ice Cream
This one takes some work so if you’ve made ice cream before, try this recipe. First, boil coconut milk and lavender to make this delicious ice cream. Then you have to steep, strain, freeze, break apart, put in a food processor, and then freeze again. That fresh lavender taste is worth it.
9. Low Fat Strawberry Tofu Ice Cream
Tofu gives this strawberry ice cream a thick, ultra creamy texture.
10. Ultimate Raw Vegan Ice Cream
In this amazing frozen treat, banana ice cream is enclosed in a brownie sandwich of walnuts and dates, and the chocolate coating is full of super foods.
11. Green Juice Sorbet
Sneak in some extra veggies in dessert form. You will use kale, spinach, green apples, and cucumbers for this ice cream.
12. Raw Almond Chunky Monkey Ice Cream
Bananas, almond butter, almonds and dark chocolate tastes so delectable together in this vegan take on Chunky Monkey ice cream.
13. Creamy Vegan Banana, PB, and Chocolate Ice Cream
The banana flavor is not too strong on this recipe, so you can savor more chocolate and peanut butter flavor.
14. Raw Ice Cream Sandwiches
These ice cream sandwiches are made with healthy ingredients like buckwheat and hemp seeds.
15. Coconut Ice Cream
Combine coconut milk, pureed soft tofu, agave nectar and ground vanilla beans for a tasty frozen treat.
Lead image source: Vegan Cherry Garcia Ice Cream