12 Best Keto Ice Cream Recipes – No Churn Required
By: Julie Hand
The verdict is in: keto ice cream — loaded with healthy fats and low in carbs — reigns supreme. This roundup of the best keto ice cream recipes features some that you can make in your blender or food processor, so no ice cream maker is required. Others make use of that ever so necessary (or at least sought-after) kitchen gadget.
The flavors range from traditional vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry to the more unique avocado and chocolate coconut. There’s something here for every ice cream aficionado, even if a keto shake is more your take.
Keto Ice Cream Recipes
This sugar-, dairy-, and egg-free keto ice cream recipe is bursting with crunchy chocolate goodness that tastes exactly like frozen cookie dough. You can moderate the sweetness factor, depending upon how much cocoa powder and erythritol you use. No ice cream maker required.
Chocolate Coconut Keto Ice Cream
Want to take the typical chocolate keto ice cream to the next level? Combine it with frozen coconut cream ice cubes for a keto dream come true. You can also modify this recipe with vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, food-grade orange, or peppermint essential oil for a range of other flavors. No ice cream maker required.
This rich and creamy keto ice cream recipe is a chocolate lover’s dream. By combining high-quality ingredients like free-range eggs and MCT Oil, you won’t experience the crash you get from those other sugary chocolate ice cream recipes. Requires ice cream maker.
Low-Carb Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Sometimes you just crave a simple and classic vanilla bean ice cream. This ice cream conjures the taste of good old-fashioned vanilla you had as a kid, yet its ingredient list is hip to the keto diet. It’s packed with healthy fats like eggs and ghee, and only has 12 grams of carbs. Requires ice cream maker.
One of the easiest (and creamiest) keto ice cream recipes to make, this Bulletproof Coffee variation will give you a nice buzz sans the sugar bomb effect of other “nice creams” that are made with bananas and dates. Its naturally sweet taste comes from smartly sourced coffee beans that aren’t overly bitter. No ice cream maker required.
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It’s hard to beat a fresh-tasting mint chocolate chip ice cream. This one is loaded with avocados and full-fat coconut milk. Tasty and oh-so-good for you too. You can use vanilla and peppermint essential oils instead of their extracts if you desire. No ice cream maker required.
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Colorful fruit-based keto ice cream recipes are particularly fun to make with kids – or the kid in you. This strawberry version is bursting in pink pleasure and tastes just like you picked the berries off the vine. No ice cream maker required.
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Combining green ingredients — mint, basil, and avocado — this keto ice cream is truly a beauty. It also tastes as ripe and fresh as it looks. It’s a unique ice cream to serve at a party, and it will surely impress your friends and family who are new to keto. How can ice cream be so tasty and good for you too?! No ice cream maker required.
Here is a keto ice cream recipe, developed by Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey, that will boost your chances of getting lucky. The high-fat content, along with its dense nutrient profile, says Dave, puts you in the mood every time. Need convincing? Read up on the science behind this nutritious, delicious, creamy concoction.
Here’s a keto ice cream recipe in the form of a shake. Fresh, tangy cherries meet decadently rich chocolate – and are complemented by tart and sour raw kefir. Your taste buds will definitely be turned on by this one. No ice cream maker required.
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Here’s another chance to add some bright color and fresh sweetness to your day. Opt for coconut milk over whipping cream and water over almond milk as the recipe suggests to make it fully Bulletproof. No ice cream maker required.
Bulletproof Vanilla Milkshake
This sweet and creamy treat is a twist on the traditional keto ice cream recipe. Here’s a shake that’s so good for you, it makes for a nice Bulletproof breakfast or post-workout snack. Why so good? It’s keto-friendly with only 10 grams of carbs and packed with whey protein and MCT oil. No ice cream maker required.
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