Top 10 Simple & Delicious Summer Ice-Cream & Sorbet Blender Recipes

Top 10 Simple & Delicious Summer Ice-Cream & Sorbet Blender Recipes

We’ve put together a selection of delicious and healthy ice cream and sorbet recipes that you can make quickly and easily using your BioChef Blender and enjoy the tastes of Summer. From coconut to banana, peaches to blueberries, and even Kale! You won’t be disappointed with these scrimptions, no guilt, n’ice cream and sorbet desserts.

Coconut Bliss Ice CreamThese ice cream (or what we like to call n'ice cream) and sorbet recipes can be made in the BioChef Living Food Blender, the BioChef High Performance Blender and even the BioChef NutriBoost personal blender. Please note; when using the BioChef NutriBoost Bullet Blender to make these ice creams and sorbets, you will need to reduce the ingredients to approximately half (equal to 1-2 serves only) to ensure best results.

Important: When using frozen fruit, make sure you allow your fruit to slightly defrost by taking it out of the freezer 10 minutes before putting it into the blender.

‘Milk’ in these recipes can be substituted depending on your dietary requirements. Coconut milk, almond milk, soy milk and dairy milks are all fine to use.

 

Coconut Bliss Ice Cream

Deceptively creamy but dairy-free, this delicious ice-cream is like a coconut party in your mouth!

Serves: 3 - 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ¼ cup unsweetened flaked coconut
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 2 frozen bananas

Process

  • Combine all the ingredients in the blender and blend until thick and creamy
  • Transfer to a loaf pan and freeze at least 4 hours
  • Serve scoops of ice-cream topped with flakes of coconut for a little extra texture and fiber

 

Peach Passion Ice Cream

Peaches offer a rich treasure of minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorous, zinc, and copper. They are low in calories, contain no saturated fat or cholesterol, and are a good source of dietary fiber.

Serves: 3 - 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of frozen peaches
  • 1 ½ cups of milk (your choice of coconut, almond, soy or dairy milk)
  • 2 tbs honey

Process

  • Place all ingredients into blender
  • Blend until mixture reaches soft serve ice cream consistency
  • Taste ice cream and adjust sweetener as needed
  • Serve immediately or place in a baking pan and freeze for later
  • If ice-cream is too hard after freezing, place pan in warm water to loosen, break up the frozen mixture and run through the blender again to soften

 

Strawberries & Cream Ice Cream

Strawberry Ice CreamAs well as being totally scrumptious and full of antioxidants, strawberries have many other health benefits and are packed full of nutrients including vitamins and minerals that contribute to overall health. These include folate, potassium, manganese, dietary fiber, and magnesium. It is also extremely high in vitamin C! What’s not to love about strawberries?!

Serves: 2 - 3

Ingredients

  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tbs maple syrup
  • 2 cups of frozen strawberries

Process

  • Refrigerate canned coconut milk overnight. The next day, open can upside down, pour out the liquid (reserve for smoothies) and scoop the thickened coconut cream into a blender
  • Add maple syrup and strawberries and blend until thick and creamy but still frozen
  • Serve immediately or freeze for a thicker consistency that you can enjoy later

 

Vegan Pine Coconut Ice Cream

Serves: 4 - 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tbs coconut oil (in liquid form)
  • ½ cup chopped, pitted dates
  • 4 cups of frozen pineapple

Process

  • Combine coconut milk, coconut oil and dates in your blender and puree until mixture is smooth
  • Add the pineapple and blend until smooth but still frozen
  • Scoop out and serve immediately like a frozen yoghurt or chill in the freezer for 2 hours to firm up for a harder sorbet consistency. Avoid freezing for more than 2 or 3 hours as ice crystals may form after this time

 

Raw Cashew Banana Ice Cream

Cashew & Banana Ice CreamCashew nuts are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and include vitamins E, K, and B6, along with minerals like copper, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, iron, and selenium - all of which are important for maintaining good bodily function.

Using cashew nuts in this recipe gives this ice cream a ‘creamy’ consistency without the need for adding any dairy products – perfect for any vegan looking for a tasty, yet healthy treat!

Serves: 2 - 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw unsalted cashews, soaked overnight and drained
  • 1 cup of coconut water
  • 3 large frozen bananas
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup, plus more to taste
  • 1 tbs natural vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt, plus more to taste

Process

  • Combine cashew nuts and coconut water in blender and puree until mixture is smooth and creamy
  • Add frozen bananas, maple syrup, vanilla extra and sea salt and blend until thick and creamy, but still frozen
  • Serve immediately or transfer to a loaf pan and freeze for later

 

Matcha, Mint & Kale Ice Cream

Amongst its many health benefits, matcha is packed full with antioxidants, boosts metabolism and burns calories. It’s also rich in fiber, chlorophyll and vitamins and enhances mood while aiding in concentration. Adding matcha powder to your ice cream is a simple and easy way to add powerful health benefits to your diet – and desserts!

Serves: 6 – 8

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs kale powder
  • 1 tbs matcha powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons arrowroot starch
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1 tsp lime zest

Process

  • Combine the kale powder, matcha powder, and arrowroot starch and set aside
  • Warm the unsweetened almond milk in a small pot and whisk in the powders to make a smooth paste
  • In your blender, blend the honey, coconut milk, and mint then add the unsweetened almond milk mix and puree until combined and smooth
  • Add the lime juice and zest and pulse together
  • Transfer to a loaf pan and freeze for 4 hours before serving

 

Blueberry Banana Ice Cream

Blueberry & Banana Ice CreamBlueberries and sweet, nutritious and simply delicious! Often labelled a ‘superfood’, they are low in calories but high in nutrients and antioxidants. They can be enjoyed fresh or frozen and give this ice cream a wonderful pop of colour and flavour!

Serves: 6 – 8

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup plain Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • ¾ cup frozen blueberries

Process

  • Blend bananas, yoghurt, protein powder and salt in blender until smooth and creamy
  • Add the blueberries and blend a little at a time, pulsing until combined by still chunky
  • Serve immediately or transfer to a loaf pan and freeze to enjoy later

 

2-Ingredient Banana Choc Ice Cream

A simple and classic flavour combination, this ice cream is so simple and delicious the whole family will love it. A healthy take on the classic ‘chocolate’ ice cream.

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 large frozen bananas
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder

Process

  • Blend the frozen bananas in your blender until smooth
  • Stir in the cocoa powder until it’s completely incorporated. You can add more cocoa powder if you want
  • Serve immediately or store leftovers in the freezer in an airtight container
  • Throw on any toppings you can think of – coconut flakes, nuts and cocoa nibs are all great options!

 

Sweet & Spicy Mango Sorbet

Mango SorbetCayenne has the ability to ease upset stomach, ulcers, sore throats, spasmodic and irritating coughs, and diarrhea. It has anti-fungal properties and acts as an anti-cold & flu agent as well as migraine headache prevention and digestive aid.

Adding a pinch of cayenne pepper to your mango sorbet not only adds a multitude of health benefits to this classic, but a spicy kick to tantalize the taste buds as well.

Serves: 4 – 6

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups frozen mango cubes
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ - ½ cup agave nectar, depending on desired sweetness
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper

Process

  • Combine all ingredients in the blender and blend the mixture until smooth and creamy
  • Pour the mixture into a metal or glass container and store in the freezer
  • When ready to serve, scoop into a bowl and serve immediately

 

Simple Blueberry Sorbet

Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond, soy or coconut milk
  • ¼ - ½ cup agave nectar, depending on desired sweetness

Process

  • Combine all ingredients in the blender and blend the mixture until smooth and creamy
  • Pour the mixture into a metal or glass container and store in the freezer
  • When ready to serve, scoop into a bowl and serve immediately

 

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