Introduction: Make Dairy-Free Ice-Cream With Coconut Milk

This is the real deal, you won't believe how creamy and rich this ice-cream is. This dairy-free ice-cream is made with coconut milk, a sweet treat for coconut lover. This recipe is suitable for people who are allergic to dairy milk (lactose intolerance).

Note: You need an ice-cream maker for this recipe.

Step 1: Click to Watch Video Instructions

Step 2: Ingredients

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 1/2 tbsps powdered sugar (icing sugar)
  • 2 1/2 tsps cornstarch
  • 13.5 fl.oz (400 ml) thick coconut milk
  • 6.75 fl.oz (200 ml) water
  • 5 tbsps fine granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Step 3: Mixing

  • Whisk egg yolks and powdered sugar until fluffy. Add cornstarch and mix well.
  • Add in the rest of ingredients in another pot which will be use for heating, mix well

Step 4: Heating

    • Heat the coconut mixture over medium-low heat. (DO NOT boil)
    • Add in half of the warm mixture to the beaten egg yolks, keep stirring while adding.
    • Combine the egg yolk mixture with the remaining coconut milk mixture, then stir over medium-low heat.
    • Reduce to low heat when mixture starts to thicken. Continue stirring until you have a slightly thick custard which can coat the back of a spoon. (refer image)

    Step 5: Set Aside to Cool and Chill

    Chill for a few hours or into the freeze for 2 hours.

    Step 6: Churn Up

    Churn up with ice-cream maker until you have a smooth ice-cream.

    Step 7: Serve

    Serve and enjoy.

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