two scoops of vanilla ice cream in two stacked, striped bowls sitting on a colorful napkin with a yellow and green plastic spoon in the background
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4.5 from 4 votes

Vanilla Ice Cream {dairy-free}

Top your favorite pie or brownies with this delicious Vanilla Ice Cream that is dairy-free, paleo and vegan option!
Chilling Time4 hrs
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: vanilla, cream, coconut, paleo, vegan, dessert, recipe
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 155kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson


  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk shake before opening
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk vanilla flavored
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup substitute agave nectar for vegan
  • 2 Teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • pinch fine sea salt


  • Whisk all ingredients together in a large bowl until well combined.
  • Pour into the bowl of an ice cream maker, and process according to manufacturer's instructions. Mine is 25 minutes.
  • Scrape ice cream out of bowl with a rubber spatula into a freezer safe container.
  • Place in the freezer for a couple of hours for soft serve, over night for traditional ice cream.


Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 150mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1.6mg