Seeing new dairy-free ice cream brands pop up in the grocery store is always exciting, so when I spotted this Frozen Coconut brand I just couldn’t resist!
Then I discovered that it’s made right here in British Columbia, Canada, which made it even more enticing as I love to support local brands.
Frozen Coconut is currently available in six different flavors (I taste-tested two) made from simple high quality vegan ingredients. But not only are these frozen desserts plant-based, they’re also free of gluten, peanuts, tree nuts, and soy. Their motto is “Natural ingredients, extraordinary taste – ice cream for everyone”, which only added to my reasons for loving this brand.
Chocolate Mint Frozen Coconut
Mint chocolate chip is one of my favorite ice cream flavors, so I was really excited to see this variety. Expecting a chocolate flecked mint ice cream, I was a little disappointed when I opened up this pint. But if I had paid more attention to the ingredients, I would have realized that’s not what I was getting. This Chocolate Mint isn’t like the classic green scoop. Rather, it’s a chocolate ice cream with a hint of mint flavor.
Putting my initial disappointment aside, I still found the flavor pretty underwhelming. It really didn’t taste strongly of mint or chocolate. In fact, I still haven’t been able to pinpoint what it does taste like to me. I was impressed with the creamy consistency of the ice cream though! The flavor is so mellow that I think it could be re-purposed into a creamy dreamy milkshake at the very least.
Orange Cream Frozen Coconut
I’ve never seen an ice cream in this flavor before, and couldn’t wait to try it since orange creamsicles used to hold a special spot in my heart. This flavor is a little icy and almost reminiscent of a creamier sorbet. Despite it’s iciness, this flavor really wowed me! It tastes just like an orange creamsicle and brought back memories of orange sherbet, which was also a favorite. The coconut milk pairs so well with the sweet citrus, and makes this a refreshing treat.
Frozen Coconut ice cream is on the pricier side, but it’s kind of expected with most dairy-free frozen desserts. Neither flavor reached my favorite ice cream status, but I’d be into trying another one! I have my eye on the lemon meringue …
The Facts on Frozen Coconut Non Dairy Ice Cream
Certifications: Frozen Coconut Non-Dairy Ice Cream is made with non-GMO, fair trade, organic ingredients, but currently has no certifications.
Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Frozen Coconut Non-Dairy Ice Cream is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, vegetarian, and paleo-friendly. Nonetheless, always read the ingredient statement and check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.
For More Product Information: Visit the Frozen Coconut website at frozencoco.ca.