Made with only five ingredients, this salted caramel ice cream is simple and easy. Just blend it up, freeze, and enjoy — no ice cream maker necessary. It has a rich and creamy coconut milk base that's swirled with salty date caramel. Enjoy a bowl of this for dessert or try a scoop on top of a berry crisp

5-Ingredient Salted Caramel Ice Cream [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Calories

660

Serves

4 cups

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Ingredients

  • 2 15-ounce cans full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cups soft Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup raw pecan butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
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Preparation

  1. If the dates are not soft, soak them in filtered water for 30 minutes and drain well before using in the recipe.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. Pour into an ice cream maker and process according to package directions. Once it has finished, pour into a freezer-safe container with a lid, and freeze for about 4 hours or until firm enough to scoop.
  3. If you do not have an ice cream maker you may also freeze it. Pour the ice cream into a bowl and place in the freezer. Whisk once every 30 minutes, until it has frozen to the consistency of soft serve. Then, pour the ice cream into a freezer-safe container.
  4. If the ice cream is too frozen, let sit out about 15-20 minutes before scooping.
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Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 2639 | Total Carbs: 249 g | Total Fat: 184 g | Total Protein: 10 g | Total Sodium: 1244 g | Total Sugar: 204 g Per Cup: Calories: 660 | Carbs: 62 g | Fat: 46 g | Protein: 3 g | Sodium: 311 mg | Sugar: 51 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.