Vegan Bananas Foster Ice Cream


This bananas foster ice cream was a Runner-Up Recipe from the Galaxy Foods Dairy-Free Ice Cream Contest. The entrants used Galaxy’s vegan cream cheese alternative to create a vegan ice cream recipe.

This recipe was created by Henrie Marie.

Vegan Bananas Foster Ice Cream Recipe

Bananas Foster Vegan Ice Cream
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The recipe is quick to prepare, but allow for several hours of chilling time!
Serves: 6 to 8 servings
Ice Cream:
  • 3 ripe bananas smashed
  • 2 cups almond or coconut milk alternative
  • 8 oz plain Galaxy vegan cream cheese alternative, room temperature
  • 1 cup unrefined sugar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut rum (optional)
  • Unsweetened coconut flakes for garnish
Vegan Caramel Sauce:
  • ½ cup unrefined sugar
  • ¼ cup almond or coconut milk alternative
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Ice Cream:
  1. Place coconut oil and sugar in a sauce pan and cook over medium heat until sugar is melted, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add the smashed bananas and vegan cream cheese. Mix together and cook for another 3 minutes.
  3. Mix in the coconut rum. Remove from heat and let the banana mixture cool for about 20 minutes.
  4. Once cooled, combine the banana mixture and milk blend in a large bowl.
  5. Mix well and pour the mixture into the ice cream maker. Ice cream should be ready in about 20 minutes, depending on your ice cream maker.
Vegan Caramel Sauce:
  1. Vegan Caramel Sauce:
  2. Mix the sugar and milk in a sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook until mixture gets thick.
  3. Remove from heat and mix in the coconut oil and vanilla extract.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


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