Paleo Chocolate Fudge Swirl Ice Cream

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Paleo Chocolate Fudge Swirl Ice Cream
Ice Cream
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup of the condense milk from chocolate fudge recipe (below)
  • 1 tbs vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
Chocolate fudge
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 tbs raw honey
  • 2 tbs raw cacao powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbs unsalted butter
Chocolate fudge
  1. mix the coconut milk and honey in a sauce pan and let it simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. This will cause the mixture to thicken and turn into condensed milk.
  2. set aside ¼ cup of the finished condensed milk for the ice cream (recipe below)
  3. add the cacao powder, vanilla and butter and stir
  4. in the same sauce pan heat the mixture on medium for 5 minutes.
  5. set aside and let it cool.
Ice Cream
  1. mix together the coconut milk, heavy cream, ¼ cup of the condensed milk, vanilla and salt in a blender.
  2. pour the mixture on your ice cream machine
  3. after ice cream is done stir in the chocolate fudge and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving
  4. Serve it with chopped pecans and enjoy

    Makes about 1 quart

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  1. Michelle January 30, 2013 at 11:05 pm Reply

    This looks amazing! Will this work if I don’t have an ice cream machine?

    • adriana January 31, 2013 at 8:24 am Reply

      If you don’t use the ice cream machine it will probably turn into ice and won’t have the creamy texture of ice cream. I recommend this ice cream maker. It is priced well and works great.

  2. Fran March 3, 2013 at 2:38 pm Reply

    I am lactose intolerant…is there a substitute I could use for the heavy cream?

    • adriana March 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm Reply

      Yes, replace the heavy cream with more coconut milk

  3. Leslie April 21, 2013 at 12:10 pm Reply

    Amazing!! Substituted the heavy cream for coconut cream…

  4. Jennifer June 27, 2014 at 8:54 am Reply

    In making the fudge it seems the milk pretty much evaporated and what was left turned into a thick pudding-like consistency. This was within the first hour, I took it off the eye because it started to burn. I kept the eye on low and stirred occasionally, what could have gone wrong?

    • adriana June 30, 2014 at 12:20 pm Reply

      Jennifer, what brand of coconut milk did you use and what was the total grams of fat in it? I usually use a brand called Thai Kitchen and the total fat is 14 grams per can. I am thinking the coconut milk you used contained less water and so it condensed in half the time.

  5. Jennifer July 15, 2014 at 10:47 am Reply

    It was the fat content, sigh. Guess I will have to try again :) Thanks!

  6. Mel August 15, 2014 at 1:45 pm Reply

    I used a can of coconut milk containing 10 grams of fat. After about an hour I questioned if I should stop as it was reaching a consistency of condensed milk like you would buy at the store. I kept going until about an hour and twenty minutes into it, and then pulled it from the heat because it looked like if I kept going it would be too thick. I reserved the 1/4 cup (which looks great in my opinion), but then when I added the cocoa powder, butter and extract, it clumped up terribly. Did I do something wrong, or is that how it is suppose to look?

    • adriana August 17, 2014 at 8:33 pm Reply

      Hi Mel, every brand of coconut milk is different and may take less or more time to cook. The consistency of this fudge is thick, but if you want a softer consistency, you can cook the coconut milk less or add a little coconut oil or water to the recipe. Hope this helps.

  7. Lavender Life Uk June 5, 2015 at 10:29 pm Reply

    Ohh My GooDneSS!! Healthy condensed milk??!! Are you serious??!!! I have two little monkeys who I am SO happy to be making this for them!! Ohhh I LOVE YOU!! Thank you SO much for this recipe. Now to save this page and check you out later. I always like to cook healthy food but I am just starting to explore paleo food, healthy desserts online, raw desserts…. I am so happy that out there are those beautiful people like you helping us out. I am looking forward to making this recipe. Thank you. thank you. xxx

    • adriana June 7, 2015 at 10:56 am Reply

      This means a lot to me! Thank you :)

  8. Perla July 29, 2015 at 4:40 pm Reply

    This looks so good. I can’t wait to try it! What cacao powder do you recommend? Also what heavy cream do you use? We are 1 week primal and I am missing some sweets!

    • adriana July 29, 2015 at 8:14 pm Reply

      Hi Perla, for the heavy cream I usually go to Whole Foods and look for one that is made from pastured cows. For the cacao powder this is one of my favorite brands that I order from amazon:

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