Creamy Chocolate Gelato

January/February 2011

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This ultra-chocolaty, dairy-free Sicilian-style gelato—made without eggs or cream—is relatively lean but still creamy-smooth and flavorful. The coconut milk used for the base gives it a silky, rich mouthfeel and a subtle coconut flavor.

Creamy Chocolate Gelato Recipe

4 Reviews for Creamy Chocolate Gelato

Better than Ben and Jerrys

I made this last night as a "healthy-ish" dessert for me and my boyfriend. He said it was the best chocolate ice cream that he ever had and I swear I would compare it to Ben and Jerry's despite the fact it is dairy free!

I don't have an ice cream maker and wound up putting the bowl in the freezer and whipping in 30-45 minute increments. It took about four hours but it was so worth it! We have enough to last us the week!

Easy, delicious, super chocolatey,
Dairy-free and Delicious!

This is one of my family's favorite desserts--creamy, rich, and scrumptious. Since it contains no dairy, it's great for me because I'm lactose-intolerant. It's also pretty easy to make, although you have to plan ahead--it's best to mix the ingredients one day, chill overnight, and put it in the ice-cream freezer the next day. For extra-rich chocolate flavor, use "special dark" cocoa.

no dairy, no eggs, fantastic combination of chocolate and subtle coconut flavor
Rich Chocolate Goodness!

It's hard to find a "light" dessert that fulfills my chocolate needs but this one does it...though admittedly it isn't THAT light calorie-wise. It's a nice middle ground option though :)

Great flavor, texture

I could not stop eating this!! I'm a vegan so it's very rare that I come across something that I can eat like this. The consistency was spot on, nice and creamy. The coconut milk gave the flavor some depth. 5 stars!


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