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Ice cream Recipes with coconut milk

Strawberry Coconut Milk Ice Cream Recipe

Coconut Milk & Ice Cream

This coconut milk ice cream recipe is similar to my original butter pecan ice cream (a family favorite), but makes use of the gorgeous seasonal strawberries that are available right now and is completely dairy free. If your family eats dairy, you could absolutely substitute an equal part mixture of whole milk and cream for the coconut milk in this recipe.

You could also make this with any berry or fruit (mango would be delicious as well), but strawberry is my personal favorite. Since this recipe uses only fresh strawberries (and not artificial dyes), it won’t have the bright pink color like some store bought versions.

Choose Your Method

There are two ways to make this ice cream:

  1. If you have an ice cream maker, just pour the mixture into the ice cream maker after blending and follow the instructions on your machine.
  2. If you don’t have an ice cream maker (or even if you do), for making ice cream by hand… just don’t use their recipe 😉

Simple coconut milk ice cream made with fresh strawberries and natural sweeteners for a delicious and guilt free treat.

Author: Wellness Mama

Recipe type: Dessert

Serves: 6+


  • 2 cans of coconut milk
  • ½ cup of honey or (preferred) or less to taste
  • ½ teaspoon real salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 pound of fresh strawberries (remove tops)


  1. Bring the coconut milk and sweetener to a simmer over medium heat and stir until dissolved. Do not let this boil!
  2. Remove from heat and temper in the egg yolks. To do this, beat the egg yolks in a blender or in a medium bowl with a whisk until smooth. Slowly add tiny bits of the hot coconut milk mixture, whisking or blending constantly, until completely incorporated and smooth.
  3. Add vanilla extract and salt and blend again.
  4. Return to pan and simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  5. While simmering, puree the fresh strawberries in the blender until smooth.
  6. Remove the coconut milk mixture from the heat and add to the blender with the strawberries. Blend until mixed and completely smooth. Let mixture cool in fridge for approximately 1 hour.
  7. Pour into ice cream maker (following instructions) or use tin can method. Freeze for 1 hour before serving.


If you aren't an ice cream purist and trust the source of your eggs, you can simply blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth and add to the ice cream maker, skipping all the other steps. This will result in a slightly less creamy (but equally delicious) ice cream.


Popular Q&A

Need ice cream recipe with milk? (no cream)? | Yahoo Answers

You don't want sugar or cream in your ice cream. How can you even make ice cream then? Even if you make something, trust me it won't taste as good as "ice cream".

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