The Best Almond Milk Ice Cream RecipeMake this keto almond milk ice cream that uses eggs to make it creamy and delicious.
You can make creamy ice cream without dairy. All you need is almond milk and eggs to create a delicious custard-like ice cream that is so creamy and rich no one will believe it’s really dairy free. We’re also all about living a low sugar lifestyle, so this keto ice cream is low in sugar and carbs which means you won’t have a sugar crash to worry about after dessert. This healthy homemade ice cream has a delicious mix in: cookie dough! It’s a yummy low carb dessert that’s full of chocolate thanks to our sugar free dark chocolate chips. These chips are also completely dairy free, so you can make a dessert that fits your lifestyle.
One thing we love about this delicious chocolate chip custard ice cream is that it really tastes so creamy. This is because when eggs are mixed with almond milk, it creates a custard base that is thick and sweet. If you’re worried that almond milk ice cream with eggs will taste too ‘eggy’, fear not! The eggs are there to create the custard and the cookie dough filling adds a decadent flavor so that this will taste like regular ice cream. It’s a homemade better-for-you ice cream that is low carb and totally keto friendly.
Of course, you can try other plant based milks to create this recipe. We like using almond milk because it tastes amazing in chocolate ice cream, but if you want to customize your ice cream and use a different nut milk, give it a try!
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How can you make creamy dairy free ice cream?
You might think that all ice cream must have milk in it, but you can make dairy free ice cream from home that tastes delicious. How can this be possible? You can use eggs to create a custard ice cream in combination with almond milk. It’s just as tasty as dairy ice cream because of the smooth custard taste.
Since we love chocolate, we decided to create a cookie dough that you can mix in your ice cream maker with the almond milk and eggs combination. It’s a rich, luscious chocolate flavor that includes our dairy free dark chocolate chips. But, if you want to make plain dairy free ice cream, you can use the base recipe or mix it with whatever flavors you want.
What does adding eggs to ice cream do?
You can add eggs to dairy free ice cream to create a creamy custard ice cream. By slowly adding milk into eggs while stirring together, you make a custard base that tastes sweet without too much of an egg flavor.
How can I make low carb almond ice cream?
If you’re dairy free and want to avoid eating too much sugar, this almond milk ice cream recipe is for you. Instead of using sugar, you can sweeten with a powdered sugar substitute or our sugar free caramel syrup. And, you can use our completely sugar free dark chocolate chips to add a decadent flavor to your ice cream.
Is almond milk ice cream healthier than regular ice cream?
This almond milk ice cream is a healthier alternative to ice cream that has milk in it. There is no added sugar in this homemade ice cream recipe and it has less calories than full sugar dairy ice cream.
How can I make different flavors of ice cream?
It’s so easy to make an ice cream base and then mix in the flavor you want to use. If cookie dough ice cream is not your thing, take the first part of this recipe and add your own spin on it. We suggest adding flavors such as pistachios and our sugar free caramel syrup, or peanut butter and sugar free strawberry jam. The possibilities are endless once you get the base almond milk ice cream recipe down!
What type of almond milk should I use for dairy free ice cream?
We suggest using unsweetened almond milk since it is lower in sugar and carbs. If you have the time and budget, opt for an almond milk that doesn’t have any added water in it. However, if you’re just looking for a dairy free ice cream alternative or you want to save time, you can use whatever is sitting in your fridge!
How to make your ice cream freeze and store well?
Have you ever made homemade ice cream and it froze into a solid brick? Avoid completely frozen ice cream by adding a splash of vodka. That’s right, 1 to 2 tablespoons of vodka added to the mixture right before you begin churning the ice cream can keep it creamy in your freezer.