Easy Keto Strawberry Ice Cream

Easy Keto Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Serving: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup powdered erythritol (or other keto-friendly sweetener of choice)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Strawberries:
  • Before slicing the strawberries in half, give them a wash and hull them.
  1. Freeze the Strawberries:
  • Place the halved strawberries in a single layer on a parchment-lined tray.
  • Freeze for at least 2 hours, or until completely solid.
  1. Blend the Ingredients:
  • In a blender, combine the frozen strawberries, heavy cream, almond milk, powdered erythritol, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy.
  1. Taste and Adjust:
  • Taste the mixture and adjust the sweetness if needed by adding more erythritol.
  1. Chill the Mixture:
  • Pour the mixture into a container with a lid and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to chill thoroughly.
  1. Churn the Ice Cream:
  • If you have an ice cream maker, churn the mixture according to the manufacturer’s instructions until it reaches a soft-serve consistency.
  1. Freeze Until Firm:
  • Transfer the churned ice cream to a lidded container and freeze for an additional 4-6 hours or until it reaches a firm ice cream consistency.
  1. Serve and Enjoy:
  • Scoop the keto strawberry ice cream into bowls or cones.
  • Garnish with fresh strawberries if desired.

Nutrition Values (Per Serving):

  • Calories: 220
  • Total Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg
  • Sodium: 30mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 2g

Note: Nutrition values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and brands used.

Tips:

  • For a creamier texture, you can add an extra tablespoon of MCT oil or vodka to the mixture before churning.
  • Experiment with different keto-friendly sweeteners to find the one that suits your taste preferences.
  • To make the ice cream without an ice cream maker, pour the blended mixture into a lidded container and freeze, stirring every 30 minutes for the first 2-3 hours to prevent ice crystals from forming.

This easy keto strawberry ice cream is a delightful treat for those following a low-carb lifestyle. It’s not only delicious but also simple to make, requiring minimal prep time and no cooking. Enjoy the sweet and fruity flavors without compromising your ketogenic diet!

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