Coconut and Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Coconut and Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

I know that based on the Chinese lunar calendar summer is over, but hey not where I come from! So let’s keep making Gelato!!! :D:D:D:D:D

Here is a new recipe that uses coconut milk and cream (so perfect for those of you out there intolerant to dairy). To give it an extra kick I have added some dulce de leche that my colleague brought me from Brazil!

This ice cream will make your skirt fly up! Give this a try!

Ingredients (makes 500 gr of ice cream):

  • 1 can of full fat coconut milk (400 gr, 14 oz)
  • 2/3 cup coconut cream
  • 1/3 cup of maple syrup or Agave
  • 2 tsp. vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tbsp. tapioca flour or cornstarch (for extra thicken)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup dulce de leche

Grab a can of good quality, whole fat coconut milk and some coconut cream

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place the milk and cream in a blender, add the vanilla bean paste, salt, agave syrup and cornstarch and process until smooth

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Pour mixture into ice cream maker and process until creamy!

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Now add 1/2 cup of dulce the leche

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and keep processing for 10-15 more minutes

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Move the ice cream into a freezer-safe container and freeze for about 2 hours

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Serve it with a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar!

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– LittleDani

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