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5 from 1 vote

Chocolate Ice Cream - sugar and dairy free


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh coconut meat chopped (or unsweetened dry shredded coconut)
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey add more if you like it sweeter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 2 eggs
  • pinch of salt
  • handful cacao nibs


  • Blend the water with 1 cup of fresh coconut meat (reserve 1/2 cup) in a high speed blender.
  • Strain the coconut milk into a large bowl using a cheese cloth or fine mesh strainer.
  • Add the coconut milk, honey, vanilla, cacao powder, eggs and salt to your blender and pulse to combine ingredients.
  • Pour mixture into your ice cream maker and process according to the manufacture's instructions.
  • Mix reserved coconut meat into ice cream and sprinkle top with cacao nibs.

    Recipe yields 1 quart.


Use 2 cups of store bought full fat coconut milk from can if you prefer not to make your own milk.