You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream For... Avocado Ice Cream?

Posted On Jul 25, 2018 By Erin Kuh

You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream For... Avocado Ice Cream?

Avocado, in ice cream? Say what!? I don’t blame you for the double take. It doesn’t seem like a likely ingredient but avocados in smoothies add a great creamy texture and a dose of healthy fats so why not use them as a base for a healthier version of one of the most popular refreshing summertime treats?

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream

Prep time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Cook time: 0 minutes

Total time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Servings: 6

Serving size: 1 large scoop (baseball sized)

Nutrition per serving:
Calories 150Fat 9 gCarbs 18 gFiber 4 gProtein 2 g

Closeup image of avocado ice cream.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium avocados, or 2 cups frozen avocado slices
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk or milk of your choice
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp. cocoa powder (I prefer Dark)
  • 2 tbsp. peanut butter powder

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into container (loaf pans work well) and freeze for a minimum of 2 hours.
  3. Let sit for 15-20 minutes before serving.
  4. Top with optional mix-ins: chocolate chips, shredded coconut, or chopped nuts.

Additional flavor options: Swap 1 avocado for a frozen banana or any other frozen fruit and leave out peanut butter powder.

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