Vegan Peanut Butter Ice Cream

It's time to kick off the Vegan Ice Cream Challenge with a recipe! Are you getting creative in your kitchen yet?

I came up with this recipe last week and it turned out to be a big hit for J and I. If you're a peanut butter lover like me, you'll enjoy this too. You can make it raw with wild jungle peanut butter or the roasted version. Naturally I had to dress it up with goodies like my favourite chocolate sauce, chopped peanuts both - both folded into the ice cream.

The best part is how EASY this recipe is!!! Go and make it, you'll be glad you did.

Vegan Peanut Butter Ice Cream

1 can full fat coconut milk
1/2 cup water
1/4-1/3 cup peanut butter*
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

A few pinches of Himalayan salt
Handful chopped peanuts

Blend all ingredients until smooth and creamy.
Chill in the fridge for a few hours.
Process in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturers instructions.
Fold in a handful of chopped peanuts.
Eat immediately (will be like soft serve) or transfer to a bowl and freeze for a few hours before eating.

*Use more if you want it even creamier/more peanut butter flavour.

Instead of a cherry, I added a vegan chocolate chip cookie on top! How decadent, right?! hehe


What toppings do you like on ice cream?

Are you getting your ideas together for the ice cream challenge?!

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  1. July 20, 2012 at 01:47

    Looks fantastic, Heather! I am going to make that this weekend! When I was a teenager, I loved toppings, almost more than the ice cream itself. If my ice cream was a sorbet or an icy of some kind, it had to be gummi bears! But if it was chocolate or vanilla or prailine, it had to be lots of different textures: hot fudge, peanuts and some kind of crunch cookie and sprinkles! YUM!! :-)

  2. July 20, 2012 at 02:09

    Oh this looks dangerous, especially that cookie on top! Who would want a cherry when you could have a cookie?

  3. July 20, 2012 at 02:30

    Yum yum yum! I have been craving peanut butter all day, but sans ice cream maker my smoothies will have to suffice :) Great blog, looking forward to reading more!!

  4. July 20, 2012 at 02:43

    Thanks Michele! Awesome,let me know how your family likes it. I can relate - I love toppings too! You know what? I tried gummy bears on my ice cream when I was a kid. Everyone thought I was crazy, lol. <br /><br />Gabby - Exactly!!! I'll take a cookie over a cherry any day. <br /><br />Thanks Kassandra. You can make the ice cream without a maker. Use ice in place of the water and then transfer to a bowl and freeze for a few hours, stirring periodically.

  5. July 20, 2012 at 03:43

    Heather, I love peanut butter and I want that sundae in my mouth. Fresh blackberry sauce would be amazing on it. Like a peanut butter & jelly sandwich :)

  6. July 20, 2012 at 04:13

    Nikki - Peanut butter and jelly ice cream! Good one! Now I have to make it, lol.

  7. July 20, 2012 at 12:56

    I'm drooling! Yummmmmmmmm! Love chocolate sauce, cherries, nuts, pretty much anything on my ice cream!

  8. July 20, 2012 at 15:14

    This is basically a better version of Dairy Queen's Peanut Butter Buster Sundae. You're a genius, Heather!!! :)

  9. July 20, 2012 at 17:36

    Yup same as me Lauren! LOTS of chocolate sauce (I added more after the photo was taken, lol). <br /><br />Liz - never had that DQ treat but I'll take your word. Thanks! xo<br /><br />Gluten free - aw thanks! :)

  10. July 21, 2012 at 20:55

    I've been on such a pb kick lately. I want this sundae! :-)

  11. July 22, 2012 at 14:22

    You must share your PB recipes Shannon! :D

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