Avocado Mousse Ice Cream

Avocado mousse turned ice cream

So, remember that Coconut Caramel Mousse Pie that I posted the other day? Well, while making that, I got the bright idea to use the avocado mousse to make ice cream. Crazy talk, right? Needless to say, I tried it out, and it turned out wonderfully. It’s not as bright green as the mousse initially is on its own, and it does still turn a little brown in the freezer, but the taste is all there. I suppose a little citrus in the mix would probably help — I just wouldn’t want it to change the flavor at all. Lime might actually taste pretty good in there though, especially with the coconut. Feel free to give it a shot and let me know how it goes!

Ingredients:

  • 1 batch avocado mousse (see recipe here)
  • 1-1/2 cans full-fat coconut milk
  • Dash of sea salt
  • Raw honey, to taste (I probably used 1/2 Tbsp)
  • Splash of pure vanilla extract (probably about 1/2 tsp)

Directions:

  1. Mix mousse mixture and remaining ingredients together in a blender or food processor (if large enough that it won’t leak!). Blend until smooth and well incorporated. If need be, you can mix everything together in a large bowl with a whisk.
  2. Turn on the ice cream maker and slowly pour in the mixture. Let process about 20 minutes, and then transfer to a bowl and store in the freezer.
Creamy avocado mousse ice cream
Creamy avocado mousse ice cream.
A late summer treat
A late summer treat for this last bit of hot weather we’ve been having.
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12 thoughts on “Avocado Mousse Ice Cream

  1. trialsinfood September 13, 2012 / 12:31 pm

    looks wonderful! love oregon, btw!

    • paleoinpdx September 13, 2012 / 1:20 pm

      Thanks, it is wonderful 😉 Yes, Oregon is pretty great!

  2. sexyflexi September 13, 2012 / 3:37 pm

    oh my this looks heavenly. definitely want to try this one out 🙂

  3. paleoinpdx September 13, 2012 / 3:39 pm

    It’s a creamy, yummy, fatty treat. I love coconut and avocado, so it’s pretty much a match made in heaven!

  4. myfoodreligion September 15, 2012 / 11:55 pm

    I still have not bought an ice cream maker and I am green with envy every time you post an ice cream recipe 🙂 that looks so good!

    • paleoinpdx September 16, 2012 / 8:06 am

      Haha! One of these days you’re going to break down and buy one … I know it! Especially if I keep posting delicious ice creams 😉

  5. Living For Life September 19, 2012 / 2:35 am

    This looks amazing. It is now officially on my list to try.

    • paleoinpdx September 19, 2012 / 7:21 am

      Haha, thanks! It’s delightful 😉

  6. myfoodreligion September 25, 2012 / 4:17 am

    Guess what I just bought 😉 ice cream bonanza here I come!

    • paleoinpdx September 25, 2012 / 9:21 am

      Yeah!! So excited for you and can’t wait to see what you create! I promise you won’t regret buying it 😉

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