Vegan blueberry ice cream with coconut yogurt
Blueberry ice cream falls through its deep purple colour right in the eye. The variant with coconut yoghurt is an ideal combination and makes this ice cream a healthy and vegan alternative to regular ice cream.
In recent years, every major supermarket plant-based yoghurts to buy. But you can also buy coconut yogurt do it oneself, if you have a Yogurt maker* owns.
I have for this recipe Coconut blossom sugar* is used. But you can also replace it with regular sugar. The coconut blossom sugar is made from nectar and brings another caramel-like flavor nuance in our ice cream.
The best thing about it: the ice cream mass is prepared in less than 5 minutes!
Ingredients vegan blueberry ice cream
For 4 portions
- 400 g coconut yoghurt
- 250 g blueberries (fresh or frozen)
- 60 g Agave syrup*
- 40 g Dextrose (glucose)*
- 30 g Coconut blossom sugar* or cane sugar*
- 4 tsp lime juice
- 1 pinch Locust bean gum
- 1 pinch of salt
- white chocolate (see Tips)
Preparation of the ice cream mass
- Wash the fresh blueberries or let the frozen ones thaw.
- Put all ingredients in a blender and puree very well.
The ice cream machine prepare and pre-cool for a few minutes depending on the model. Switch on the stirrer and add the ice cream mass (duration approx. 30 minutes).
Alternatively in freezer compartment (Step-by-step guide) freeze and mix well every 30 minutes with a hand mixer (total time about 4 hours).
If the ice cream has been in the freezer for more than a day, then let it thaw in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before eating. Temper the ice cream confection in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.
Tips for vegan blueberry ice cream
- For example, you can use the scraped out Lime halves use. I always collect lime peels in my freezer and reuse them for different purposes when I need them.
- Almond brittle also fits very well as a topping or as an underlay for the crunch effect. Classically you can also use Coconut sprinkles* sprinkle.
- Another nice variation is to put the ice cream in the form of of ice cream confection with white chocolate ...to overdraw. For instructions you can use my Recipe for ice cream confectionery look at.
- As Forms for your Ice confectionery you can use many different things: Silicone baking molds, Chocolate moulds* or small paper cups.
- White chocolate by definition has a milk content. If you want the recipe to stay vegan, you either vegan white chocolate or you can make your own, for example after the Recipe from the witch kitchen.
More vegan recipes for ice cream are for example my Stracciatella ice cream from oat milk, my Vanilla ice cream with reduced sugar or Chocolate ice cream from aquafaba.
Other recipes with Blueberry are Blueberry sorbet, a classic blueberry ice cream from milk or a Tonka bean ice cream with fresh berries, which is made in the freezer.
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