Almond Butter Swirl Ice Cream

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Process: 20 min. + freezing


1 quart

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Warm weather days require ice cream! However, dealing with dairy intolerances can be tricky. This dairy-free recipe is a favorite at our house, especially with kids! —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas
Almond Butter Swirl Ice Cream Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (13.66 ounces) coconut milk
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup almond butter (or other nut butter)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted


  1. Mix first five ingredients until well blended. Fill cylinder of ice cream maker no more than two-thirds full. Freeze according to manufacturer’s directions, slowly adding melted chocolate during the last 2 minutes of processing. Serve immediately, or transfer to freezer containers, allowing headspace for expansion. Freeze until firm, 2-4 hours.

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Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 288 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 195mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.