Avocado Lime Ice Cream
- 2 large avocados
- 1 1/2 cups coconut milk, full fat
- 1/2 cup sweetener of choice
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 lime juice and zest
- In a blender, add all ingredients and blend until completely smooth.Transfer into a freezer friendly container and place it in the freezer. Mix every 30 minutes,to ensure it doesn't ice up.Let the frozen ice cream sit at room temperature for 15 minutes, before serving.
The beauty of avocado ice cream is how easy it is to adapt to other flavors. Here are some suggestions:
Chocolate Ice Cream: Blend three tablespoons of unsweetened or Dutch cocoa powder into the avocado ice cream mixture.
Mint Chocolate Chip: Add a few drops of peppermint extract before blending. Stir a handful of chocolate chips into the ice cream at the end.
Vanilla Bean: Add a teaspoon of vanilla bean paste or the flecks inside half of a small vanilla bean pod.
Chocolate Chip: Blend a third cup of regular sized or mini chocolate chips into the healthy ice cream, or stir the chocolate chips in after blending.
Banana: For avocado nice cream, simply blend one banana into the mixture. If desired, you can omit the sweetener and add a few dates instead.
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