Chocolate Chip-Mint Vegan Nice Cream

This dairy-free version of a classic ice cream flavor is perfect for anyone who's looking for an easy, healthier dessert.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 serving


  • ¼ cup raw cashews

  • 1 ripe banana

  • 1 cup ice cubes

  • 3 ounces extra-firm tofu, pressed to remove water

  • 2 Medjool dates, pitted

  • 1 teaspoon mint extract

  • 1 teaspoon soy milk, or more as needed

  • ¼ cup vegan chocolate chips


  1. Place cashews in a bowl and cover with water. Soak for 1 to 3 hours. Drain.

  2. Combine soaked cashews, banana, ice cubes, tofu, dates, mint extract, and 1 teaspoon soy milk in a blender. Process until smooth. Add an additional teaspoon of soy milk only if needed, in order to keep the mixture as thick as possible.

  3. Stir in chocolate chips and pour into a bowl to serve.

Cook's Note:

Use any plant-based milk you like.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

836 Calories
46g Fat
117g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 836
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 46g 59%
Saturated Fat 19g 94%
Sodium 238mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 117g 42%
Dietary Fiber 17g 62%
Total Sugars 53g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 346mg 27%
Iron 8mg 42%
Potassium 1098mg 23%

* 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.

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