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Chocolate Ice Cream

This is an amazing healthier version of Chocolate Ice cream that you can make at home without Ice cream maker. I haven’t used any sugar or condensed milk for this recipe. It’s so simple and delicious, so this is a great alternative for people who are trying to cut down sugar in their diet. Once you taste this recipe, you will get addicted and you won’t go back to store-bought ice cream anymore. 

This healthy chocolate ice cream made with wholesome and natural ingredients (no added/unnatural sugars), Enjoy 


  • 1 Can Coconut milk | about 1 full cup 

  • 1/3 Cup Unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder 

  • 7 oz Dates| About small 25 dates 

  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla 

  • 1/4 Cup Milk


  • Keep the coconut milk or can in the fridge until water separates from the milk. This will take a few hours ( It's better to keep in the fridge the night before ) 

  • Now let’s make Dates into a paste 

  • Keep the dates in hot water for 10 minutes to soften or simply microwave for 2 minutes 

  • Now remove the pits and seeds, add few Tbsp water and make a paste

  • Beat in the previously prepped thick coconut milk like so

  • Add in the Cocoa Powder 

  • Add dates paste into the mixture 

  • Freeze for 5 hours 

  • Keep outside for 20-30 minutes before using 

For added health benefits, you can replace Cocoa powder with Cacao powder.

What is Cacao Powder? 

Cacao Powder is made from naturally fermented and cold-press cacao beans which are rich in nutrients and flavor! Treasured as the “Food of the Gods” during the Mayan Empire, Cacao is one of nature’s most powerful and nutritionally complex superfoods—providing an abundance of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and fiber