Simply Vegan Recipes

Roasted Persimmon Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Ice cream is often reserved for hotter months, however persimmons – winter’s bounty – make this dairy-free ice cream unbelievable! Vanilla bean and a bit of cardamom, plus caramelized sugar don’t harm both.

I notice this recipe is popping out proper close to the top of persimmon season, however possibly you’re like me and you’ve got some ugly persimmons in your countertop that you just didn’t need to go to waste. If that’s the case, I’ve a complete record of persimmon recipes that may show you how to out!

Ingredients for persimmon ice cream laid out in small bowls and ramekins

However, at this time, we’re specializing in ice cream in January, lol. I don’t actually know what spurred this concept when it did a month or so in the past, however I’m so rattling glad that I made it occur. I’ve seen roasted strawberry and blueberry ice lotions earlier than so I had that at the back of my thoughts, and knew I positively wished the fruit to be layered right into a base versus blended all collectively.

Image collage of blending coconut milk ice cream base in a blender

With this coconut base, the coconut taste it positively noticeable, and if you first make it, you could discover it not completely candy. BUT, if you add within the sugar-roasted persimmons, I really feel prefer it creates a extremely nice stability between the 2 elements. And at the same time as fancy as this recipe sounds, since you broil the persimmons, the longest half is basically simply the chilling time.

And, for these of you that don’t have ice cream makers – although they’re so handy – I’ve included a no-churn model within the directions! For that you just’ll want a meals processor (or high-powered blender, although I favor the previous).

Image collage of roasting persimmons in brown sugar, then mashing them

Ingredient Substitutions + Ideas

  • Full-fat coconut milk – if you happen to favor to not have a coconut-tinged ice cream base, a soy creamer or vegan half and half will work right here.
  • Maple syrup – I really like the flavour this provides, however agave nectar would additionally work right here.
  • Vanilla bean caviar – that is what you get if you scrape the within of a vanilla bean pod with a knife. If you happen to don’t have vanilla beans, sub with 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; it’s not the identical nevertheless it’ll work.
  • Lemon juice – that is to brighten the coconut base a bit, however use the quantity you like! Kinda provides it a mild cheesecake taste due to the refined tang.
  • Xanthan gum – this thickener is my FAVORITE for including to selfmade ice lotions. It helps them change into good and fluffy, as a substitute of dense, and also you solely want a bit of bit. I purchased a small bag years in the past, retailer it within the freezer, and it nonetheless works nice.
  • Cardamom – floor cardamom is such a pleasant, complimentary spice to persimmons, so I had so as to add it right here.
  • Persimmons – I used fuyu persimmons right here, which had ripened A LOT on the counter in order that they had been fairly delicate. However, marginally delicate persimmons will work for this as effectively. I’ve been avoiding hachiya recently as a result of they’re simply too finicky, IMO.
  • Brown sugar – you’ll be able to completely use coconut sugar for this if you happen to favor. I used it in my first iteration of this recipe and it’s nice. If you happen to like desserts on the sweeter facet, persist with brown sugar.
  • Additions – I considered this after I developed the recipe, however this is able to be nice with some ginger snap cookie items folded in, and even between two ginger cookies. Omg, heaven.
Image collage of assembling vegan ice cream

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Components

  • 13.5-ounce ( ml) can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/four cup (60 ml) maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Vanilla caviar scraped from half bean pod
  • 1/four teaspoon floor cardamom
  • 1/four teaspoon salt
  • 1/four teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 cups (400 g) chopped and peeled fuyu persimmons
  • 1/four cup (40 g) brown or coconut sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat your broiler (will rely in your oven however mine was set to “regular”) and coat a baking sheet in a skinny layer of cooking oil.
  2. In a blender, mix coconut milk, maple syrup, lemon juice, vanilla bean caviar, cardamom, salt, and xanthan gum in a blender and puree till very easy. Place within the fridge to sit back when you arrange the persimmons.
  3. Place persimmons on the baking sheet, and mix with brown sugar till evenly coated. Within the submit you’ll be able to see that a few of my persimmons had been very delicate/mushy so there’s extra liquid. Both approach will work. Unfold persimmons in a single layer and broil for 6-9 minutes, or till they’ve some char on some corners.
  4. Take away baking sheet from broiler and switch caramelized persimmons to a metallic bowl, with no matter liquid is on the sheet. Use a potato masher to mash it right into a chunky combination (like preserves) then place the bowl in your freezer or fridge to sit back when you arrange the ice cream base.
  5. Ice cream maker: Now, you’ll be able to both switch the coconut combination to an ice cream maker, and run it for 25 minutes, then layer it in a container with the persimmon combination, alternating between the 2 each half cup or so. Freeze for an extra 45 to 60 minutes to harden. If you go to retailer it within the freezer once more, be sure the subsequent time you’re taking it out, you permit it to defrost for 10-15 minutes to get scoop.
  6. No-churn: Switch ice cream base to a gallon-sized zip bag, and freeze till agency. Break the ice cream slab up into chunks and place it in your meals processor, course of with an s-blade till creamy, then comply with layering directions from step 5.

Notes

  • Full-fat coconut milk – if you happen to favor to not have a coconut-tinged ice cream base, a soy creamer or vegan half and half will work right here.
  • Maple syrup – agave nectar would additionally work right here.
  • Vanilla bean caviar – that is what you get if you scrape the within of a vanilla bean pod with a knife. If you do not have vanilla beans, sub with 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; it isn’t the identical nevertheless it’ll work.
  • Lemon juice – that is to brighten the coconut base a bit, however use the quantity you like!
  • Xanthan gum – this thickener is my FAVORITE for including to selfmade ice lotions. It helps them change into good and fluffy, as a substitute of dense.

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Two scoops of persimmon vanilla ice cream being placed on a cone, next to a persimmon

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