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Jul 01

Coconut Ginger Ice Cream with Mango & Passionfruit

Welcome to Foodie Friday! I’m linking up with Annmarie from the Fit Foodie Mama, Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl + Jess from Hello To Fit to create awesome healthy recipes each week!

Why hello, m’friends! In the interest of saving money and using up stuff in our fridge (yay for no waste!), this week’s theme is Creative Ice Cream Flavor because…well, it’s National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day (who wouldathunk…)!

Back when I was in Asheville, I had a super delicious vegan Thai Coconut ice cream at a chocolate shop, and I basically decided that I needed to recreate it.

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I’m also continuing #CookoutWeek, so I figured I’d change it up a bit! I will admit, I may have been somewhat influenced by all the fresh tropical fruit I had while I was in Hawai’i…

(P.S. If you missed my 5-Ingredient recipe for Strawberry Orange Spritzer and/or would like to enter the giant giveaway we’re having for #CookoutWeek, visit here! 😀 )

I adore most fruits, but mango and passionfruit are definitely wayyy up there on my list, so when I saw the mango passionfruit jam that French Farm had…there was absolutely no way to resist getting it. It’s so, so good! <3

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Coconut Ginger Ice Cream with Mango & Passionfruit

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Ingredients:

  • 2 3/4 cups full fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup sugar*
  • 1.5″ piece ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup mango passionfruit jam
  • sprig of mint (optional; for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. At least 24 hours before making the ice cream, put the ice cream maker bowl in the freezer.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup coconut milk into a saucepan. Add vanilla extract and sweetener of choice (e.g. sugar, honey, Nektar Naturals honey crystals). Warm over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until sweetener has completely dissolved.
  3. Grate ginger and use a fork to press juices into a small container. Add this to the coconut milk mixture. (If you don’t mind the ginger “pulp,” feel free to grate the ginger directly into the coconut milk mixture! That’s what we did.)
  4. Pour into a shallow container and add remaining coconut milk. Let it cool slightly before placing it in the fridge. Refrigerate for ~4 hours.
  5. Pour the coconut milk mixture into the ice cream maker bowl. Halfway through, swirl in the mango passionfruit jam.
  6. Churn ice cream until it reaches the consistency of soft serve (~20 minutes). If you want a firmer consistency, let it harden in the freezer for ~3-4 hours before serving!

*I used 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup Nektar Naturals honey crystals!

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(Double link-up today because of #CookoutWeek! The Foodie Friday one is at the bottom of this post!)

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End-of-Week-ish Recap!


  • What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?
  • Most unique ice cream flavor you’ve ever had?
  • Favorite kind of jam!? (I am so in love with this mango passionfruit jam. <3 ) This is definitely not the last you’ve seen of this jam. I have two more recipes in the near-ish future! :]
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  1. Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine

    O that sounds just lovely!!! You know I’m all about creative ice cream 😛
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    1. Farrah

      Yes indeed! ;P I need to try out the one that you made!!

  2. Annmarie

    HOORAY for ice cream! Love the flavors!!! Happy Foodie Friday, friend <3
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    1. Farrah

      Thanks, Annmarie! 😀 Hope you had a great weekend!

  3. AZ@...And a Dash of Cinnamon

    I really need to try to make my own coconut milk ice cream one day!
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    1. Farrah

      Do it and let me know how you like it! 😀

  4. Wendy, A Day in the Life on the Farm

    I love healthified desserts…all the fun without any of the guilt.
    Wendy, A Day in the Life on the Farm recently posted…Rose and Ginger Cupcakes for the Final Day of #CookoutWeekMy Profile

    1. Farrah

      Exactly! :D!

  5. Krista Dial

    Yum. This sounds absolutely heavenly! I love each of those ingredients…so I think I’d LOVE this delish concoction!

    1. Farrah

      Yay! Thank you! 😀 I hope you get to try it out sometime!!

  6. Susie @ SuzLyfe

    OMG those pictures doh…
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    1. Farrah

      I want more again–I need to go get some coconut milk! <3

  7. Courtney

    This sounds amazing– my mouth is watering! I wish I had a big bowl of it right now! 🙂
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    1. Farrah

      Thanks, and ah, me too! It disappeared way too quickly! 😛

  8. rachel @ Athletic Avocado

    so tropical and fruity!!! yum!
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    1. Farrah

      I may or may not have been wishing that I was still in Hawai’i! ;P

  9. Anne|Craving Something Healthy

    Holy amazing flavors!! I can’t wait to try this 🙂

    1. Farrah

      Yay! I hope you like it! 😀

  10. Kitty

    Love this idea. I use jams in frostings a lot but haven’t thought of using them in an ice cream. Yum!
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    1. Farrah

      I think I’ve found a way to use up the jams I’ve yet to finish off! ;P

  11. Brie

    Yum! This looks and sounds so delicious! I absolutely love mango and coconut, so I’ll have to try it. 🙂

    xo Brie
    http://www.sophistifunkblog.com
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    1. Farrah

      Yay! 😀 Let me know what you think!!

  12. Kristy from Southern In Law

    This looks so summery and delicious! I loveeeeeeeee mango!
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    1. Farrah

      Me too! Definitely one of my favorite fruits! 😀

  13. Jess @hellotofit

    Ohh you totally have all of the tropical fruits COVERED here, Farrah! Delish 🙂
    Jess @hellotofit recently posted…Pistachio Almond Banana Ice CreamMy Profile

    1. Farrah

      hahaha, I tried! ;P

  14. Julie @ Running in a Skirt

    Thanks for linking up for Best of Blogs! I LOVE passionfruit! Tweeted for you.
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    1. Farrah

      Thanks so much, Julie! :] I love passionfruit too! <3!

  15. Wendy Klik

    I love this and it will fit into my new eating plan. Thanks.

    1. Farrah

      Yay! I hope you like it! 😀

  16. Janelle @ Run With No Regrets

    What a creative flavor of ice cream and it looks amazing! I would love to try this!
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    1. Farrah

      Thanks, Janelle! I hope you get to sometime! :] it’s so good!

  17. Emily

    I have this whole list of coconut milk ice creams that I want to try, and I want to try one of yours! 🙂
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    1. Farrah

      I recently restocked on coconut milk so I’m super excited to try making more ice cream!

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