Cake batter ice cream really came onto the scene when Cold Stone Creamery launched this innovative and delicious flavor.
While Cold Stone is likely not on your go-to list for keto-friendly treats, you can still enjoy that yellow cake mix flavor with some homemade ice cream — keto-style, of course.
This dessert is not only sugar-free, but it’s also dairy-free and gluten-free.
If you’re in the mood for some creamy ice cream with a cake batter flavor — you’re in the right place.
This cake batter ice cream is:
The main ingredients are:
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Optional additional ingredients
- Sugar-free chocolate chips
- Whole milk
- Heavy cream
Why Keto Cake Batter Ice Cream?
#1: It’s Completely Sugar-Free
As delicious as it may be, most ice cream is loaded with sugar. As an obvious no-no on the keto diet, even a small bowl of ice cream could kick you right out of your hard-earned ketosis.
Luckily, with a few adjustments, you can satisfy your ice cream cravings completely guilt-free.
This rich and creamy cake batter ice cream recipe provides all the flavor, with absolutely no added sugars. In place of sugar, ingredients like stevia and monk fruit are used. These sugar alternatives not only replace blood glucose spiking sugar, but they have health benefits of their own, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-diabetic[*][*][*].
#2: Ingredients That Supports Joint Health
It may sound like a stretch, ice cream that can support your joints? But there’s an ingredient in this ice cream recipe that research has shown can improve symptoms of osteoarthritis and joint pain.
The secret ingredient: collagen.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body, and it makes up a large portion of your connective tissue. Since joint pain typically originates from the deterioration of your cartilage ( a form of connective tissue), it makes sense that adding in more of this supportive nutrient would help mitigate joint pain.
Research shows that for people suffering from osteoarthritis, supplementing with collagen can increase the synthesis of connective tissue and may reduce inflammation that causes joint pain[*][*].
How to Make Keto Cake Batter Ice Cream
Begin by gathering your ingredients and taking out your high-speed blender and ice cream maker.
Add all your ingredients into the blender; coconut milk, coconut cream, vanilla flavoring, xanthan gum, salt, Perfect Keto Birthday Cake Bars, Perfect Keto Unflavored Collagen, and sweetener of choice.
Mix on high until everything is well combined, then pour cream mixture into your pre-cooled ice cream maker. Churn the ingredients per the manufacturer’s instructions.
Once the ice cream maker is done, pour the ice cream into a freezer-safe container and seal for freshness. Top with, or mix in some sugar-free rainbow sprinkles as a finish.
Make sure to cool the bowl of your ice cream maker overnight or at least several hours before you begin preparing the recipe.
This recipe is dairy-free, but if you don’t have any issues with dairy you can also try replacing the coconut cream with heavy cream and the coconut milk with whole milk.Print
Cake Batter Ice Cream (Keto + Sugar-Free)
For people whose favorite flavor is cake batter ice cream, this homemade ice cream recipe will more than hit the spot. A keto take on Cold Stone Creamery.
- Total Time: 45 minutes
- Yield: 6 1x
- One, 13.5 ounce can full-fat coconut milk
- One, 13.5 ounce can full-fat coconut cream, chilled overnight
- 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon xanthan gum
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- 1–2 Perfect Keto Birthday Cake Bars, crumbled
- 1–2 scoops Perfect Keto Unflavored Collagen
- Swerve, Lakanto, or keto-friendly sweetener of choice to taste
- Top with: sugar-free sprinkles + crumbled birthday cake bar
- Add everything to a high-speed blender, blending on high until well-combined.
- Pour mixture into ice cream maker (chill the ice cream bowl in the freezer overnight) and churn according to manufacturer’s instructions.
- Place in a freezer-friendly sealed container.
- Serving Size: ¾ cup
- Calories: 298
- Fat: 28g
- Carbohydrates: 5.6g (Net: 3g)
- Fiber: 2.6g
- Protein: 4.6g
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