coconut ice cream recipe

Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

A lovely dairy based coconut ice cream to add to your favourite recipes list.

If you love the taste of coconut ice cream but think some of the vegan options are a little too icy, this is the recipe for you. Get the taste of coconut with a creamy base that can only come from a cream-based recipe.

coconut milk


  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 400ml can coconut cream


  1. Whisk the egg yolks and sugar until well combined. Set aside.
  2. Add the heavy cream, coconut milk, and coconut cream to a large saucepan and heat until simmering then remove from heat.
  3. Pour 1 cup of the heated milk slowly into the egg yolks while whisking.
  4. Add the egg yolks back into the saucepan of heated milk and continue heating on a low heat until it thickens. This should take 3-5 minutes and make sure not to boil the milk as you’ll cook the egg yolks.
  5. Transfer the custard into a container and chill in fridge for at least 2 hours.
  6. Pour the custard into an ice cream machine and churn as per manufacturers instructions.
  7. Scoop into a container and freeze for 3 hours or until hardened.

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