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Blueberry Coconut Ice Cream (Gluten- & Dairy-Free) Recipe for World Autism Awareness Day
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Blueberry Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Cool off with this refreshing blueberry coconut ice cream! It's so easy to make, plus it happens to be both gluten- and dairy-free.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Chilling/Freezing Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 22 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Coconut Ice Cream, Dairy Free, Dairy Free Ice Cream
Servings: 8 Servings (1 quart total)
Calories: 267kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups coconut milk (full-fat version) well stirred
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, combine blueberries, sugar, and salt.
  • Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil, mashing the blueberries with the back of a fork. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and let cool 10 minutes.
  • In a blender, combine coconut milk, the blueberry mixture and vanilla extract. Cover and chill the mixture until cold, about 2 hours.
  • Pour the mixture into the bowl of an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • Transfer the ice cream to an airtight container and place in the freezer for several hours, or until ice cream hardens. The ice cream can be stored in the freezer for up to 1 week.

Notes

Please note that I am not a medical or nutritional professional. I provide nutritional information for my recipes as a courtesy to my readers. It is calculated using the Sparks nutrition calculator and Weight Watchers points are calculated using the Recipe Builder on their site. While I attempt to provide information that is as accurate as possible, you should calculate the nutritional information independently before relying on it.

Nutrition

Serving: 1scoop | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 3mg