Black Forest Ice Cream

Black Forest Ice Cream

Black Forest Ice Cream

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A classic flavor recreated as a plant-based nice cream.

Bananas, Cherries, Cocoa Powder, Coconut Cream, Coconut Milk, Dark Chocolate, Maple Syrup,

Ingredients:

  • coconut milk (frozen in cubes) - 1 cup (240 mL)
  • dark chocolate - 2 oz.
  • cherries (pitted) - 12 whole
  • coconut cream - 1 cup (240 mL)
  • bananas (peeled & frozen) - 2 whole
  • maple syrup - 2 Tbsp. (30 mL)
  • ice - 2 cups (434 g)
  • cocoa powder - 2 Tbsp. (10 g)

Instructions:

PREP

  1. Freeze coconut milk into ice cube trays overnight
  2. Next day: melt chocolate and let cool
    1. Over a double boiler
    2. Or microwaving in 30 sec increments
  3. Wash and pit 12 cherries

BLEND #1

  1. Add coconut cream, coconut milk cubes, bananas, maple and 1 cup ice to container
  2. Blend on high pushing ingredients into blade from corners with the tamper
  3. Pour half of the mixture into a pan

BLEND #2

  1. Add the dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and another cup of ice (217 g) to the remaining mixture
  2. Blend on high pushing ingredients into blade from corners with the tamper
  3. Pour into same pan and swirl mixtures together (leave 2 distinct colors)

CHERRIES

  1. Smash cherries
    1. Use anĀ 8 oz container and pulse 5-10 times
    2. Use a fork to mash
  2. Add to the 2 colored pan and swirl into mixture
  3. Freeze for 30-60 minutes (do not over-freeze)
  4. If not serving at that time, pre-portion servings and store in freezer
  5. Take out to thaw 5-10 min before serving
  6. Enjoy!

Useful tips for Black Forest Ice Cream

Get the cherries into bite-sized pieces, you don't want jam.

Swirl them together so you can see the brown, white, and red seperately.