Cherry Coconut Ice Cream

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This creamy Cherry Coconut Ice Cream is a deliciously rich and creamy blend of coconut cream and cherries. The perfect ice cream whether you make it in an ice cream maker or use the no-churn method with only 5 ingredients, just blend and process in an ice cream maker or freeze for a delicious homemade ice cream treat.

Cherry Coconut Ice Cream

I  had some extra sweet bing cherries on hand and decided to make this Cherry Coconut Ice Cream. I love the results: A delicious blend of coconut and cherry, with a subtle flavor of almond. I’m so crazy about the homemade coconut ice cream I also shared my Strawberry Ice Cream and my Avocado Lime Popsicles recipes.

Cherry Coconut Ice Cream

This Coconut Cherry Ice Creamy Is:

  • Creamy
  • Thick
  • Rich
  • Flavorful

What Is The Difference Between Coconut Milk And Coconut Cream

Coconut cream makes this cherry ice cream very creamy without being icy. It has less water than coconut milk, it is so thick and creamy and perfect replacement for heavy cream that is in traditional dairy ice cream. Coconut milk has more water thank coconut cream.

Use a coconut cream that doesn’t have preservatives and lots of added ingredients to ensure the creamy texture of the ice cream. This is probably one of the fastest gourmet ice cream recipes you’ll make.

Coconut Cherry Ice Cream

How To Make Cherry Coconut Ice Cream?

To Make Coconut Cherry Ice Cream, use either an ice cream machine or the no-churn method. Basically, place all the ingredients in a blender except 1/2 cup of the chopped cherries. Process until smooth.

Method 1 using an ice cream maker. Pour ice cream mixture in the ice cream machine and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Add the 1/2 cup of chopped cherries at the end. Ice cream is ready to serve or you can scoop ice cream in a baking pan and freeze until firm.

Method 2  No-Churn.  Pour ice cream mixture into a baking pan lined with parchment paper and place in the freezer. Stir ice cream every 30 minutes. After 1 hour stir in the chopped cherries and freeze until firm.

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Nutrition

Energy:
239 kcal / 999 kJ
Fat:
13 g
Protein:
2 g
Carbs:
21 g
Per portion

Cooking Time

Preparation:
5 min
Cooking:
2 h
Ready in:
2 h 5 min
For:
24

Ingredients

Instructions

Instructions For Ice Cream Maker

  1. Place the coconut cream, sugar, 1 cup cherries, vanilla, and almond extract, in the blender, and process until smooth.
  2. Pour into ice cream maker. Follow your ice cream maker’s instructions to freeze. Add the remaining 1/2 cup of chopped cherries to the ice cream maker at the final stage when ice cream is firm enough. It is ready to serve as a soft serve or place in a parchment lined baking pan and freeze until firm. Enjoy :)

For Blender Method

  1. Place coconut Cream, sugar, 1 cup cherries, vanilla and almond extract in the blender and process until smooth.
  2. Pour ice cream mixture into a baking pan lined with parchment paper and place in the freezer. Stir ice cream every 30 minutes until firm but not fully frozen, stir in the remaining chopped cherries (about one hour). Return the ice cream into the freezer and freeze until firm (about 2 hours)
  3. To serve, allow ice cream to sit on the counter for about 15 minutes to soften, scoop and serve.

Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.

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  1. Kandie K
    October 10, 2018

    Hi Michelle, Can you please recommend a good coconut cream? I have been using the Goya brand but I just discovered that it has sugar in it and therefore makes the ice cream a little too sweet.

    Thanks so much