This Dairy-Free Acai Bowl Homemade Ice-Cream is topped with granola and fresh fruit. A dessert that is rich in antioxidants, and healthy enough to eat for breakfast!
Acai Bowls have been trending all over the internet for quite some time now. So, I thought I’d take it down a few “degrees” and turn my acai bowl into an ice cream acai bowl! Good, just got better.
This acai bowl is creamier than the original smoothie bowl,and more refreshing. And an added bonus, even more delicious. Plus, it will stay cold even if you’re enjoying it out on the patio on a hot summer day. It reminds me of frozen yogurt but it tastes way better. And, its packed full of antioxidants, protein and healthy fats to make your skin glow.
The combination of acai berry, banana, and coconut milk makes this acai bowl one you’ll want to eat from breakfast ‘til dinner, all through the summer! Besides, once you cover it with granola and fresh fruit no-one will be able to tell you’re eating ice cream for breakfast anyway!
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If using an ice-cream maker then be sure to follow the instructions for your particular product. Mine requires the bowl to be placed in the freezer for 24 hours before preparing this recipe.
In a medium sauce pot, whisk in the coconut milk and honey on low-medium heat and bring it to a simmer. Ladle out ½ cup of the mixture into a separate small bowl and whisk in the arrow root flour until dissolved, then pour it back into the main pot and whisk until well combined. Cook on a low simmer for 5 min. Transfer mixture into a glass bowl to fully cool for about 30-45 min.
In a high speed blender (I used a Vitamix) add in your coconut milk mixture, cashews, acai, banana, vanilla, sea salt and mint. Blend on high until silky smooth (roughly 30 sec).
Pour blended mixture into your ice-cream maker and churn for 25-30 min until you reach your desired texture.
You can enjoy straight away or transfer into an air tight container or ice cream tub and keep in the freezer until ready to eat. I would recommend consuming within a month for the recipe to keep its freshness.
Once you’re ready to serve, top your acai bowl ice cream with some homemade granola and sliced up fresh fruit and you’re ready to go!