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No Churn Cantaloupe & Coconut Ice Cream with Vanilla Bean

No-Churn Cantaloupe & Coconut Ice Cream With vanilla bean

Nothing says summer like the combination of sweet, ripe cantaloupe and creamy coconut. Close your eyes and you might even think you’ve landed on a tropical island. No need to pull out the ice cream freezer for this one. Fun to make as popsicles too!

Course Dessert, Sweet Treats
Cuisine American, Farmers Market, Garden Goodies, Gluten Free, No Cook, North Carolina Goodies, Southern Desserts, Summer Food
Keyword cantaloupe, coconut, ice cream, no churn, vanilla bean
Author Wendy Perry

Ingredients

  • 1 can (13.5 oz.) full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 can (11.6 oz.) sweetened, condensed coconut milk*
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped
  • 2 cups roughly chopped ripe cantaloupe pulp with juice
  • toasted coconut, optional

Instructions

  1. Put the can of coconut milk in the refrigerator for 24 hours.

  2. Remove coconut fat solids from the chilled can of milk and place in deep mixing bowl for about 20 minutes. (Save the liquid for use in smoothies, muffins, oatmeal or cocktail mixes.) Whip with mixer until fluffy.

  3. Blend in coconut milk, condensed milk and vanilla bean. Fold in cantaloupe. Pour into loaf pan or bowl and freeze.

  4. Garnish with toasted coconut at serving time.

Recipe Notes

*You can sub regular condensed milk