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Experience the tropical paradise with this easy-to-make Coconut Ice Cream in Shell recipe. Whether you’re hosting a beach-themed party or just craving a sweet, creamy treat,

this dessert will transport you to island vibes with every bite. The rich coconut flavor, silky texture, and the surprise of an edible shell make this ice cream a true delight.


  • 3 cups of Coconut Milk
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup of granulated Sugar

Instructions of coconut ice cream in shell

Prepare the Coconut Milk Mixture

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the coconut milk, vanilla extract, and sugar until the sugar completely dissolves.
  2. Pour the mixture into a container, cover, and refrigerate for at least three hours or until completely chilled.

Churn the mixture in an Ice Cream Maker

  1. Once the mixture is chilled, pour it into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Transfer to coconut ice cream in shell

  1. While the ice cream is churning, prepare your edible shells by coating the inside of dome molds with melted chocolate and freezing until set.
  2. Once the ice cream has the texture of soft serve, scoop it into the chilled chocolate domes, and press a lollipop stick into the center of each dome.
  3. Return the molds to the freezer and chill for another 4 hours, or until firm.

coconut ice cream in shell

Freeze and Serve

  1. When ready to serve, gently remove the coconut ice cream-filled shells from the molds and enjoy the creamy bliss.

Tips and Variations of coconut ice cream in shell

Make it even more indulgent with a drizzle of caramel sauce and a sprinkle of toasted coconut on top. For a dairy-free option, use coconut cream instead of milk to achieve an even richer texture.

It’s also a great base to add other tropical flavors like mango or pineapple. Feel free to experiment!

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 200
  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 15mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Sugars: 18g
  • Protein: 2g

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This Coconut Ice Cream in Shell recipe offers a unique twist on a classic treat.

It’s perfect for special occasions, and your guests will be wowed by the delicious taste and the inventive presentation. So don’t hesitate – whip up a batch and savor the island flavor right at home!

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