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Low sugar vanilla ice cream made with coconut milk and honey

Low Sugar, Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

This amazing low sugar, dairy-free vanilla ice cream recipe is the BEST way to satisfy your craving - Less than eight grams of sugar per serving.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Dairy-Free, Grain-Free, Ice Cream
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Chill Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 small servings
Calories 269kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups full-fat, canned coconut milk (see Notes)
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 Tbsp sweetener of your choice (honey, maple syrup, coconut sugar)
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • stevia to taste


  • In a medium pot, whisk egg yolks, sweetener, and salt together.

  • Whisk in coconut milk until well combined.
  • Place pot on the stove over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 8 minutes. Don't boil the mixture, you just want it lightly steaming.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, and stir in the vanilla and stevia, to taste.
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl and chill until cold.
  • Process in an ice cream maker, according to your maker's directions.
  • Eat straightaway or freeze 1-2 hours.


Nutrition facts based on using honey. WW SmartPoints: 14


Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.1g | Protein: 4.1g | Fat: 24.8g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7.7g