_DSC5915I have recently gone mad with cashews because they are so versatile. Tonight I decided to make some vegan cashew ice cream. The ice cream takes some patience as you need time to soak the cashews and to freeze the ice cream maker container. But the wait is all worth it because the ice cream so so rich and yet filled with lots of good fats from the cashews and coconut milk. You can use this as the ice cream base and try different flavours such as throwing in some strawberries to make strawberry ice cream or even melted dark chocolate.

The following recipe makes around 1L of ice cream.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams of raw cashews
  • 400ml of coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup of distilled water
  • 1/3 cup of maple syrup (if you are not vegan, you can use honey)
  • 4 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt

Method

  1. Put put your ice cream maker in the freezer for at least 24 hours prior to making the ice cream.
  2. Soak the cashews in water for at least 8 hours.
  3. After soaking the cashews for 8 hours or longer, drain off the water and rinse the cashews a few times.
  4. Place the cashews, coconut milk, water, maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla extract and sea salt into your high speed blender and blend until smooth. Put the ice cream mixture in the fridge for 30 mins.
  5. Pour the ice cream mixture into your ice cream maker and churn according to your ice cream maker instructions. If you find the ice cream too watery after churning, put the ice cream in a container and into the freezer for an hour or when you wish to enjoy it. I usually put a piece of parchment paper on top of the ice cream before putting the lid to avoid ice crystals from forming.
  6. To decorate, I added some melted dark chocolate and sprinkled some toasted hazelnuts. Yummy!

 

用少少想像力就可以將腰果變成不同種類嘅食品。愛食素嘅朋友可以用腰果嚟煲湯整甜品仲可以愛嚟整芝士醬。我今次介紹俾大家就係用腰果嚟整雪糕。效果非常好口感豐富同好滑。如果屋企冇雪糕機可以唔用但係做出嚟效果會冇咁滑。

以下食譜可以整到大約1公升嘅雪糕。

材料

250克生腰果
400ml 椰奶
¼杯礦泉水
1/3杯楓糖 (如果唔係食純素可以用蜜糖)
4湯匙椰子油
2茶匙雲呢拿油
1/8茶匙海鹽

步驟

1。將雪糕機內膽放入冰格雪廿四小時
2。將腰果浸水8至12小時。跟住到去水再將腰果沖洗幾次。
3。將浸好嘅腰果,椰奶、礦泉水,楓糖,椰子油,雲呢拿油及海鹽用高速攪拌機攪知變成糊狀。
4。將雪糕倒入容器然後說30分鐘。
5。將雪糕放入雪糕機然後跟雪糕機說明整成雪糕。如果雪糕太軟可以將雪糕放入冰格雪30分鐘至一個鐘然後先享用
6。食之前可以加少少朱古力醬同埋沈少少果仁增加口感

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