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Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream Cake Recipe - Vegan Family Recipes

Strawberry Ice Cream Cake

An incredibly easy raw vegan ice cream cake recipe that can easily be made with any fruit available.
Course Dessert, Gluten free, Paleo, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Vanessa @ VeganFamilyRecipes.com

Ingredients

Crust

Strawberry Ice Cream Filling

  • 1 cup Coconut Cream from a can ofcoconut milk
  • 2 cups roughly 25 frozen whole Strawberries
  • up to 1/3 of a cup Coconut Water from the can of coconut milk

Topping

  • 1 Medjool Date
  • 6-8 fresh Strawberries
  • 12 or more fresh Strawberries halved for garnish

Instructions

  1. Place a 7 inch (18cm) Springform on a sheet of parchment paper. Trace a circle around it and cut it out. Place the parchment paper circle and springform aside.
  2. Prepare crust by pulsing dates and almonds in a food processor until a sticky mass forms. Press this into the base of the springform.
  3. Clean out food processor and add coconut cream and frozen strawberries. Pulse until smooth. Add up to 1(3 of a cup coconut water if food processor is having difficulties. Taste filling and add a sweetener of choice (I prefer maple syrup) if it is not sweet enough to your liking. This all depends on the sweetness of the strawberries to begin with. Spread the strawberry ice cream filling over the crust in the spring form, and place prepared parchment paper circle on the top. Place in freezer for 2-3 hours.
  4. Once the strawberry ice is frozen remove the parchment paper and prepare the strawberry topping by pulsing 1 date with 6 strawberries in a food processor. If the strawberries are very small add 2 more. Spread strawberry-date topping over the ice cream layer.
  5. Garnish with 12 small strawberries or more if desired.
  6. Serve cold and slightly thawed. Cake will keep in freezer for up to two weeks.

Recipe Notes

1) If your dates are very dry add up to 1 tablespoon of water to help the crust become sticky.2) The strawberry ice cream cake tastes best when made and eaten on the same day. Try not to thaw and refreeze too many times. Each time the cake is frozen and thawed the ice cream layer will get more icy and hard. If you won't be serving very many people it's best to cut the recipe in half and use a smaller springform.3) If you have a nut allergy, you can use sunflower seeds in place of the almonds for the crust.4.) Follow these steps to get coconut cream and coconut water from a can of coconut milk. Place your can of coconut milk in the fridge overnight. Carefully open the can and you will notice that the coconut milk will have separated into a white clear liquid (coconut water) and a thick white cream (coconut cream).