Blueberry Coconut Ice Cream is a new taste and the perfect pleasure for at home. Sweet fresh blueberries combined with creamy coconut make this frozen delight unique.
Why is Blueberry Ice Cream difficult to find in stores?
Blueberry ice cream is a flavor that is not often found in ice cream parlors or shops due to the seasonality of blueberries. These berries can be an expensive ingredient, so it is difficult for businesses to benefit from this taste.
The great thing about this recipe is that you can buy blueberries in season for a good price and freeze them for later use! Frozen fruit not only keeps its taste surprisingly good, but also its nutrition.
What Are the Health Benefits of Blueberries?
Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and therefore known as one of the healthiest fruits. The reason they are blue is because they are rich in anthocyanin, which gives them their color and many of their health benefits.
Blueberries contain high amounts of vitamins C, B6 and K. Many studies have shown benefits for heart health, skin health, blood pressure and mental health.
How do I freeze blueberries?
The best way to freeze fresh blueberries:
- Rinse well and pat dry carefully
- Lay flat on a worksheet
- Store in an airtight container
Freezing these berries is incredibly easy!
How to make blueberry ice cream
There are several ways to prepare this Blueberry Coconut Ice Cream. You can do it with frozen blueberries or fresh blueberries.
Prepare with fresh blueberries: mix all ingredients in a blender and stir until smooth. Pour into a flat container and freeze for 2 hours or until completely freeze. Scoop ice cream into small bowls and enjoy!
Preparation with frozen blueberries: let the blueberries rest for 10-15 minutes and let the fruits soften a little. Mix the ingredients in a blender and stir until smooth. Another option is to not let the blueberries soften and mix them in a food processor. It won't be that smooth, but it will still be tasty!
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- 2nd Cup Coconut milk
- 2nd Cup Blueberries
- 1/2 Cup Coconut flakes
Put all ingredients in a blender and stir until smooth and creamy.
If you are using fresh blueberries, pour the mixture into a flat container and freeze it.
If you use frozen blueberries, serve them immediately.
Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 27thG | Protein: 3rdG | Fat: 28G | Saturated fatty acids: 24thG | Sodium: 46mg | Dietary fiber: 3rdG | Sugar: 19thG