Decadent Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream


The trouble with most vegan ice creams is texture and flavor. If you use just coconut milk, you end up with something that tastes watery. The coconut cream (not cream of coconut) is coconut milk with twice the fat, which helps in the flavor and texture departments. The corn syrup helps smooth out the texture as well. You end up with a delicious, rich, velvety chocolate ice cream that will have people wondering if it really is vegan or not.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 50 mins
1 1/2 pint


  • 1 (13.5 ounce) can unsweetened coconut cream

  • 1 (13.5 ounce) can coconut milk

  • 1 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder

  • cup raw sugar

  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Combine coconut cream and coconut milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Stir cocoa powder, sugar, corn syrup, and sea salt into the coconut mixture; blend with an immersion blender until smooth.

  3. Place in the refrigerator until chilled, 1 hour to overnight.

  4. Pour coconut mixture into an ice cream maker; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

448 Calories
39g Fat
33g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 448
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 49%
Saturated Fat 34g 169%
Sodium 318mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 23%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 10mg 53%
Potassium 757mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.