Dairy-free coffee ice cream
The only work involved in this recipe is remembering to freeze the bananas. The frozen bananas provide sweetness, while the coconut cream creates a creaminess that compliments the coffee flavor.
This recipe was created by Thrive Market’s recipe developer Angela Gaines, and is shared with permission.
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- 1 Chameleon Cold-Brew Coffee Pod (available here)
- 6 ripe bananas
- ½ cup coconut cream, chilled (available hereor see note below)
- 2 teaspoons ground coffee
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- Place coffee pod into a glass jar and cover with 1 cup water; refrigerate 12 hours. Peel bananas and slice into ½-inch rounds. Place in a plastic bag or glass jar and freeze 4 hours.
- Once frozen, add bananas to a food processor and purée until the flesh is creamy, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add coconut cream, ¼ cup cold brew, coffee grounds, and salt; purée until smooth. Pour ice cream into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and freeze overnight, or until firm.
This looks so good Lauren! I’m assuming the cold brew coffee pod makes more than one cup so you’re trying to get a highly concentrated coffee flavor? I’m looking for a work around so I don’t have to wait for coffee pods to get here… can I use a cup of cooled espresso? Or does one pod only make one cup of coffee?
The recipe was designed for those coffee pods but yes, I bet you could substitute it for 1 cup strong coffee.
Can’t wait to try this recipe. Maybe a little organic Ceylon cinnamon or 85% dark chocolate shavings. This recipe is very tweekable. Thanks!
Those additions sound delicious, great idea!
Can I use instant coffee granules for this delicous sounding recipe? I can’t wait to make this!
Yes, that would probably work
But can you make It without freezing it and have It after you make it???
I LOOOVE this recipe!! It’s delicious! I modified it with allergen free chocolate chips, which added a yummy twist. Thank you for sharing this, Lauren ?
But can you make It without freezing it and have It after you make it
Wow is this wholesome ice cream good!! We’re in mid Winter here in South Africa but I couldn’t resist making ice cream on a chilly sunny day! Sooo good!!
So glad to hear you enjoyed the recipe!
Michelle Hastie Thompson
Thank you for sharing a delicious ice cream recipe that can be further modified, I don’t do caffeine so deaf will be the coffee choice here. Can’t wait to try it!