The Creamiest Vegan Ice Cream ★★★★★1 review

You wouldn’t believe us if we told you this delicious ice cream is made from sweet potatoes! You have to make it to believe it!


  • 1/3 cup of mashed purple sweet potatoes (1 medium size uncooked sweet potato)
  • 2 Tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup brown rice syrup
  • 2 Tbsp coconut nectar
  • Solids of 1 coconut milk can (full fat)
  • 2 tsp spiced rum
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Coconut whip as topping


  1. First boil the sweet potato in a small pot, covering it with enough water, and let it simmer on low heat, covered until cooked.
  2. Add all ingredients except rum into a high-speed blender (add only the fat of the coconut milk, preserving the watery milk for later use).
  3. Blend at speed 7 if using a Vitamix until smooth, then blend at speed 10 for 5 minutes, or until it thickens. If not using a Vitamix, just blend at medium speed then high speed.
  4. Add the rum & blend briefly.
  5. Pour the mixture into an ice cream container (I use bread baking pans lined with parchment paper).
  6. Add 2 Tbsp of coconut whip cream in the middle and create some swirls using a chopstick.
  7. Cover and freeze until firm.
  8. The ice cream will stay soft and you will be surprised there are no ice crystals, just soft creamy ice cream that tastes amazing.
  9. Serve in a bowl or in ice cream cones and top with more coconut whip cream.

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Guest Blogger Nathalie Sader

Nathalie is a vegan chef and holistic health coach with a master's degree in clinical psychology. She is on a worldwide mission to empower women to love themselves unconditionally, through healing their relationship with food and other healthy rituals. See all recipes by Nathalie

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  • Christina Mccauley ★★★★★
    11 June 2018

    Love this could you add strawberry puree since it has that color? And can i find a list of hollistic health coaches in my area on the web

    • Bonnie Brown
      12 June 2018

      Hi Christina, Thanks for your message. The recipe and photo belong to Nathalie Sader, so you’d have to direct your suggestions to her! :)
      Regarding holistic health coaches, I’m not sure of what area you are in but you’d be able to find a list through a google search no doubt. All the best!