Vegan Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate and Almonds

This was my first attempt at creating a vegan ice cream recipe as well as my first taste of vegan ice cream.  I was pleasantly surprised.  The coconut milk adds the creamy and velvety texture that regular ice cream has and the dark chocolate and almonds add a wonderful crunch.  I recommend using a brand of coconut milk called Thai Kitchen.  I have found that sometimes coconut milk can have a smokey taste and Thai Kitchen does not.  Also make sure to use the full fat variety of the coconut milk in order to achieve a creamy consistency.  You can certainly use a light variety of the coconut milk, but the ice cream will end up having more of an icy texture.

Vegan Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate and Almonds

 

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