Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

Vegan Basil-Infused Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce
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This recipe occurred to us last summer. We had just purchased an ice cream maker and were trying many different ways of making vegan ice cream. We were making pesto that evening and had bought tons of fresh basil which smelled like a dream. Then it came to us: vegan basil ice cream could be a wonderful idea, and what sauce to combine it with? Strawberries were the right answer!

This IS the best tasting ice cream we have ever had. Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce provides an explosion of flavours that perfectly blend in your mouth. Ideal on a warm summer day but just as amazing on any day of the year! This ice cream is just as delicious as our Vegan Rosemary Infused Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce. You need to try it!

Herbs love ice cream. And homemade ice cream flavoured with fresh herbs is a revelation. When sprigs of basil meet simmering vegan cream the result is fragrant, fresh, and irresistible. This is complimented perfectly by the vibrant strawberry sauce. We could say it’s a match made in heaven! Additionally, the ice cream is so so creamy, you won’t believe that it doesn’t contain any dairy. Absolutely no ice crystals!

Vegan Basil-Infused Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

Give it a try, we promise that you’ll love it.

Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

Our homemade strawberry sauce is also to die for and made with deliciously natural and healthy ingredients 🙂

Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

This recipe can also be found in our new cookbook & e-book “ALL PLANTS: The Food You Love, The Vegan Way”, in chapter 6 “DESSERTS & TREATS” on page 229. In this chapter, you can find 32 incredible recipes for sweets, desserts, and even healthy treats for dogs! Here is a list:

  • FLUFFY DOUGHNUTS
  • HEALTHY GRANOLA
  • BAKED CHOCOLATE DOUGHNUTS
  • GINGERBREAD COOKIES
  • TIRAMISU CAKE
  • GOOEY CINNAMON ROLLS
  • YUMMY CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES
  • WINTER CUPCAKES
  • X-MAS TREE CUPCAKES
  • MANGO RASPBERRY PUDDING
  • SEMLOR: THE SWEDISH DELICACY
  • DATE SYRUP & TURMERIC PANCAKES
  • OATMEAL PANCAKES
  • HEALTHY CHICKPEA COOKIES
  • COOKIE SANDWICHES
  • OATMEAL COOKIES
  • PEAR OVERNIGHT PUDDING
  • RHUBARB & STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE
  • LEMON CHEESECAKE
  • “RAFFAELLA”
  • PASSION & MANGO NICECREAM
  • BASIL INFUSED ICE CREAM W/ STRAWBERRY SAUCE
  • PIÑA COLADA OVERNIGHT PUDDING
  • ICE CREAM BARS
  • LAYERED PARFAITS
  • “NOTELLA”
  • EASY WHIP
  • DREAMY WHIPPED CREAM
  • EGG-FREE MERINGUE
  • PUPPY WHOLE-FOOD TREATS
  • PUPPY PUMPKIN TREATS
  • PUPPY PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Click here to read more about our cookbook.

If you liked this recipe, check out our Blueberry Nice Cream (Vegan, Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free). It’s delicious!

This is a churned ice cream recipe. We haven’t made it no-churn, so if you don’t have an ice cream maker, we can’t guarantee the same creamy results with no ice crystals. Please, if you decided to make it without using an ice cream maker, let us know how it turned out in the comments. 


Vegan Basil-Infused Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

Vegan Basil-Infused Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

Christina
This IS the best tasting ice cream we have ever had. Vegan Basil- Infused Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce provides an explosion of flavours that perfectly blend in your mouth. Ideal on a warm summer day but just as amazing on any day of the year! This ice cream is just as delicious as our Vegan Rosemary Infused Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce. You need to try it!
This is a churned ice cream recipe. We haven’t made it no-churn, so if you don’t have an ice cream maker, we can't guarantee the same creamy results with no ice crystals. Please, if you decided to make it without using an ice cream maker, let us know how it turned out in the comments. 
5 from 8 votes

Enjoy friends! If you make this recipe, please snap a photo and tag @veganvvocals and #veganvvocals on Instagram! We’d also love it if you would leave a comment below, and give the recipe a rating! Thanks so much!

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Birthdays, Celebrations, Sweets, Valentine’s Day
Cuisine Italian Cuisine
Servings 10
Calories 173.9 kcal

Ingredients
  

BASIL INFUSED ICE CREAM

STRAWBERRY SAUCE

  • 4 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 3-4 tbsp date syrup
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp agar powder

Instructions
 

BASIL INFUSED ICE CREAM

  • Combine coconut milk and oat milk in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to a simmer and add the basil sprigs. Reduce heat to low and let cook, covered with a lid, for 30 minutes, stirring every now and then.
    Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce
  • Remove the basil sprigs and let cool.
  • Once cooled, blend the basil-infused milk, agave syrup, melted fully hydrogenated coconut oil or canola oil, vanilla extract, and guar gum in a blender until very smooth.
    Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce
  • Chill in the fridge for three hours.
    Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce
  • Pour it into an ice cream maker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
    Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

STRAWBERRY SAUCE

  • Using a saucepan, cook strawberries with salt over medium-low heat for around 5-10 minutes stirring until it starts to turn mushy.
    Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce
  • Stir in the date syrup and mix well.
  • Transfer the strawberries to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. Transfer back to the saucepan, add in the agar powder and combine through. Let it simmer for 2 more minutes.
    Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce
  • Transfer to a jar and leave outside until it reaches room temperature. Refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours before consuming.
    Vegan Basil Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce
  • You could add a few dollops of the strawberry sauce to the ice cream and then swirl with a stick to create a prettier presentation or simply serve the ice cream with the strawberry sauce on top. Your choice!
  • Enjoy this super creamy and delicious vegan ice cream!
    Vegan Basil-Infused Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce

Notes

Scoop the ice cream directly from the ice cream maker and top it with a spoonful of strawberry sauce and pieces of strawberries, or your favourite toppings. If the ice cream has been stored in the freezer you might have to let it soften for 20 to 30 minutes approximately.
The nutrition facts don’t include the strawberry sauce

Nutrition

Calories: 173.9kcalCarbohydrates: 14.9gProtein: 1.6gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6.5gSodium: 26.1mgPotassium: 50.74mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 12.6g
Keyword Simmering
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