Sunbutter Ice Cream

Are you craving an easy peanut butter ice cream recipe? Well I have something even better for you! A dairy-free Sunbutter Ice Cream made with only 6 ingredients. This naturally sweetened ice cream recipe contains coconut milk, sunflower seed butter, dates, vanilla, salt, and water!

I often use sunflower seed butter in place of peanut butter in my recipes. Why? Peanuts are not the healthiest of foods since they can contain high levels of mold. Sunbutter on the other hand, is made from sunflower seeds, is more nutritious than peanut butter, and is also great for those avoiding peanuts due to allergies. Finally, peanuts are not considered paleo because they are a legume, not a nut.

Sunbutter Ice Cream

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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
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I hope you all enjoy this quick and easy, healthy frozen dessert recipe. I love that it meets the needs of of people on gluten-free and dairy-free diets. If you’re wondering how to make ice cream without an ice cream maker, see my quick and easy 2-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream recipe.

The other night I was thrilled to have Kelly and her adorable family over for dinner. We made a delicious meal using various recipes from our cookbooks. After that, we had the absolutely scrumptious dessert pictured above. Kelly made her Banana Coconut Cream Pie, and I made her Sunbutter Ice Cream recipe above which I think you’ll love. You can find more incredible ice cream recipes in her book Dairy-Free Ice Cream.

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45 responses to “Sunbutter Ice Cream”

  1. I love sunbutter! My blood type is O so sunbutter is neutral for me. I can have it sometimes, so during one of those special times I will have to try this recipe! Thank you!!!

  2. This is one of the best coconut milk ice cream recipes I have ever tried! Extra bonus that it is entirely date sweetened. Dangerous too though, as I can talk myself into the fact that it’s “healthy” and eat the whole batch with my husband in one night :-) . I’ve made it twice now. First time, exactly as written with Native Forest Organic Coconut Milk and Organic Sunbutter. I just made again the other night with my favorite organic sunflower seed butter from MaraNatha as I find it tastes “fresher” than any other brand and has no added sugar. I then toasted some chopped pecans and threw in a handful of chopped 85% dark chocolate to melt all over them. Spread out on wax paper to cool in the freezer for about 10 minutes before crumbling and adding to ice cream maker when it was almost finished. So amazing!!

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