Vegan Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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Ahh, the classic taste of vanilla ice cream. This version uses cashews, which happen to be a delicious and versatile replacement for dairy.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 8 hours 10 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews, soaked overnight in water and drained
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeded, pod saved for another use
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup vanilla-flavored coconut milk creamer
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Blend everything together in a blender or food processor until completely liquefied.
  • Press the mixture through a fine mesh sieve. Refrigerate 4 hours to overnight.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews, soaked overnight in water and drained
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeded, pod saved for another use
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup vanilla-flavored coconut milk creamer
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Blend everything together in a blender or food processor until completely liquefied.
  • Press the mixture through a fine mesh sieve. Refrigerate 4 hours to overnight.
  • Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat22g
Saturated Fat13g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium50mg
Total Carbohydrate30g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars22g
Protein5g