The weather is scorchio, so what better than some delicious dairy-free ice cream to cool you down!
Whether or not you have an ice cream maker, this seasonal recipe is packed full of fresh berries, plenty of cacao and chocolate chunks.
Raw Strawberry Chocolate Ice Cream with Strawberry Swirls & Choc Chunks Recipe
1 cup coconut water
2 cups young coconut meat (or raw cashews, soaked 4 hours and drained if unavailable)
2 cups soaked raw cashews, drained (soaked at least 4 hours)
1/2 cup raw honey, Sweet Freedom or raw coconut nectar - (made from apples, grapes and carob, Sweet Freedom is a low GI natural sweetener, made in the UK. Low GI? This means that the release of energy is slower and so you don’t get the same peaks and troughs of energy)
Seeds of one vanilla bean
A pinch of sea salt
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp coconut oil, warmed to liquid
2 cups fresh organic strawberries
1 cup raw cacao powder
1/2 cup fresh organic strawberries
1/2 cup chopped raw chocolate
Food processor, Mesh strainer, Ice Cream Maker (or if not, follow the instructions below).
12. Set in the freezer for about 4 hours, or overnight before serving. If your ice cream hardens too much after sitting in the freezer a day, simply let sit out 30 minutes before serving.
If you don't have an ice cream maker:
- When the ice cream has thickened properly, continue from step 7 above.
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This recipe originally featured in the Elements for Life website.