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A bowl of coconut ice cream with toasted coconut on top.
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5 from 8 votes

Coconut Ice Cream

This coconut ice cream is so creamy, refreshing, sweet and delicious! It's only 4 ingredients, and has the perfect rich coconut flavor!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 417kcal


  • Large Mixing Bowl


  • 14 oz can coconut milk (unsweetened)
  • 2 cups heavy cream (can sub half and half if needed)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Prepare ice cream maker bowl by freezing it overnight, or according to manufactures directions. 
  • Combine coconut milk, cream, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl. 
  • Pour mixture into your prepared ice cream maker.  Make sure to scrape the sides to get all the sugar.
  • Allow ice cream maker to run according to manufactures directions (mine is about 25-35 minutes, till creamy and mixed).
  • Enjoy a soft serve ice cream now, or scoop ice cream into a 1.5 quart container, cover with plastic wrap and place in the freezer for 6 hours, up to overnight, for a scoop-able ice cream. 


**Total time does not include time to freeze the ice cream maker bowl, or additional freezing time for scoopable ice cream.


Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 0.8mg