By JJ Virgin

Coconut Ice Cream


June 2, 2017

You don’t need dairy for rich, creamy ice cream! Enjoy this luscious dessert made from coconut milk, plus all its weight loss and health-boosting benefits.

Virgin Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
Sugar Impact Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3

  • Prep: 1 hr 20 mins
  • Yields: 9 Servings


2 cups unsweetened full-fat canned organic, non-GMO coconut milk

1/4 cup coconut butter

1 1/2 tbsp monk fruit extract

1 tbsp lime juice

1 tsp coconut extract


1Combine the coconut milk, coconut butter, monk fruit extract, lime juice, and coconut extract in a blender; puree. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until cold, about 1 hour.

2Pour the coconut mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's directions. Transfer to a covered container and allow to harden in your freezer. Let the ice cream stand at room temperature for 5 to 10 minutes to soften slightly before serving.

Originally published in The Virgin Diet Cookbook, Grand Central Life & Style, 2014


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Nutrition Facts

Sodium13 grams
Protein1 gram
Total Fat15 grams
Saturated Fat14 grams
Total Carbohydrates4 grams
Dietary Fiber0 grams