Paleo Chocolate Ice Cream
I can’t believe I’ve been sitting on this recipe for so long without sharing it with you. My apologies.
Perry’s Plate turned 6 years old last week! I thought I’d celebrate by giving you paleo chocolate ice cream. Not just any ice cream, but ice cream you can probably eat for breakfast and feel OK about it.
When we got our Blendtec blender (about 18 months ago) it came with a recipe book. The very first thing I tried was this frosty/ice cream thing. I tweaked the ingredients a bit, and we’ve been making this ever since. It’s such a great everyday dessert because we feel great about everything in it!
It also completely made up for the fact that we had just spent over $300 on a blender.
I’ve made this for so many people who have come over. I mention that it doesn’t have dairy or refined sugar and they act all confused like it’s impossible to make good ice cream without milk and sugar.
Pah-leeze. It’s totally possible.
Then they ask me, very suspiciously, what’s in it. Then I make them try it before I tell them.
I don’t know why they wouldn’t want to know before hand. I mean, this totally looks like I’m about to make ice cream.
Ok, maybe it doesn’t.
All of these go into the blender and end up looking like chocolate pudding. A super-rich chocolate pudding.
Then you add a bunch of ice, blend again and you get this…
Totally looks like a frosty.
It’s even thick like soft-serve ice cream!
A weird combination, but it really does taste like a frosty. We like to add peppermint oil for a chocolate-mint version. That’s our favorite.
And yes, I’ve tried this with a regular blender. (Notes in the recipe!)
My kids go ga-ga over this stuff. Last time we ate this my 1-year-old was shoveling it into her mouth so fast she gave herself an ice cream headache. Poor little thing. Now she knows to take “baby bites” like the rest of us.
Here’s another no-churn paleo ice cream recipe by Flippin’ Delicious! –> No Churn Dairy Free Ice Cream sounds fabulous, doesn’t it?
OR these Date-Sweetened Cream Vegan Fudgesicles from Megan at Allergy Free Alaska. They’re paleo, too! I love how paleo and vegan desserts sometimes overlap.