We’re screaming for homemade ice cream and loving this coconut ice cream recipe

What do you crave most in the summer? The answer is obvious – it’s ice cream. The icy sweet delight refreshes our bodies and senses. But if you want to avoid the preservative-laden ice cream packs on the market, make your own ice cream and add a healthy twist with this coconut ice cream recipe. Homemade Coconut Ice Cream combines the rich, velvety goodness of coconut milk with a touch of sweetness that will transport you to a tropical vacation. With just one chewy coconut and a few simple ingredients and a little time, you can whip up a batch of this delicious homemade ice cream that’s better than store-bought packs.
If you love the unique taste of coconut, homemade coconut ice cream is a refreshing and satisfying treat that will keep you coming back. So grab your apron, gather your ingredients and get ready to taste the creamy indulgence.
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Is coconut ice cream healthy?

Compared to regular ice cream, coconut ice cream adds the various nutritional benefits of coconut. It hydrates you, offers minerals like potassium, and boosts your immunity. But coconut ice cream is not a really healthy dessert, you can just consider it healthier.

Is coconut ice cream better for you than regular ice cream?

Although coconut ice cream and regular ice cream are high in calories and saturated fat, the fats in coconut milk are healthier than the fats in dairy products and cream. Additionally, coconut ice cream generally contains less cholesterol than regular ice cream. Regular ice cream often contains high levels of cholesterol due to the use of dairy products, while plant-based coconut ice cream has lower cholesterol levels.
However, it should be noted that coconut ice cream is still high in fat and sugar and moderation is key when consuming it.
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What is coconut ice cream made of?

Most coconut ice cream is a mixture of coconut cream and milk, sweetened with sugar. This recipe shared by chef Ananya Banerjee on her YouTube channel also adds coconut water to make it more hydrating and adds whipped cream and condensed milk to make it creamier.

How To Make Coconut Ice Cream At Home I Homemade Coconut Ice Cream Recipe:

Take a tender coconut, a spoon put the coconut flesh and cut it into pieces. Put the pieces of coconut in a mixing bowl, add whipped cream, coconut water from the coconut, powdered sugar, coconut milk and condensed milk. Mix well and pour the cream into an ice cream tray or mould. Garnish with a few small pieces of coconut to add crunch. Film the tray so that air bubbles do not form. Store in the freezer for about 7 hours or overnight to set.
When you take out the tray, remove the cling film and take scoops of ice cream. You can serve them in a coconut shell or in any bowl of ice cream.
Watch the full coconut ice cream recipe video here:

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