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Vegan Snickers Ice Cream

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Written by Abby

You can make ice cream out of sweet potato? Heck yeah! Combine some sweet potato, coconut cream, date syrup, vanilla extract, and vegan caramel to create this diet-friendly delight.
Can’t buy me love but you can buy me ice creamvegan snickers ice cream with a date caramel swirl that is😉 This no-churn homemade ice cream has a sweet potato base, with a swirl of creamy date caramel and  crunchy peanuts and chocolate chips throughout. Plus this date recipe is refined sugar free, gluten-free, and vegan! It doesn't get any better than that!  
 
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Ingredients you'll need:

    1. Sweet Potato
      • Who thought a potato would make a wonderful base for ice cream! Remember, cook and skin the potato before blending...this ain't mashed potatoes 😂
    2. Coconut Cream
      • This thiccc cream helps give the dip a little more structure, in combo with the dates, of course. Plus, coconut is just delicious all by itself and great for other baking adventures!
    3. Vegan Caramel Sauce
      • Don't know how to make caramel sauce? All good! We created this recipe just for you...and it's super easy to create! Find it here: How to Make Vegan Caramel Sauce.
    4. Vanilla Extract
      • This little addition adds more flavor while enhancing the other flavors in our recipe! Technically, you can go without it, but it's just so much more worth it to go to the store and spend the cash on a good vanilla. It's like baking banana bread without vanilla, it simply isn't the same without it!
    5. Joolies Medjool Date Syrup

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Optional add-ons:

    1. All the toppings
      • Ice cream is great on its own, but they become infinitely better with some scrumptious toppings—berries, whipped cream, sprinkles, fried chicken, bacon, bananas, cinnamon, nut butter, eggs, bacon, and so much more! 
 
If you make this party your favorite recipe, be sure to tag us on Instagram and Pinterest @jooliesdates and use hashtag #jooliesdates so we can see all your date-able recreations! And you can always comment below! 

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Homemade Vegan Snickers Ice Cream

Vegan, Paleo, Refined Sugar Free

This recipe was created by our sweet friend Britt, The Banana Diaries. 

  • prep time: 25 minutes
  • cook (aka chill) time: 4-5 hours
  • total time: 4.5-5.5 hours

INGREDIENTS:
  • 14 ounces Japanese sweet potato, cooked + skin removed
  • ½ cup coconut cream
  • ¼ cup maple syrup (or medjool date syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup vegan date caramel sauce
  • ½ cup peanuts
  • ½ cup vegan chocolate chips
 
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Line an 8” loaf dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a large food processor, blend the sweet potato until smooth.
  3. Add in coconut cream, maple syrup, and vanilla extract and puree until smooth.
  4. Pour the sweet potato ice cream batter into the baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle in the peanuts and chocolate chips on to the ice cream batter and mix in thoroughly.
  6. Place dollops of date caramel sauce on top of the sweet potato ice cream batter, and lightly swirl the caramel into the ice cream, making sure not to over-stir and lose the ribbons of caramel.
  7. Add any additional peanuts and/or chocolate chips on top if desired.
  8. Place the ice cream into the freezer to freeze for about 4-5 hours.
  9. Allow to thaw for 15 minutes before serving!