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13 Vegan Ice Cream Recipes That Are Better Than The Real Thing

06/01/2015 07:00am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

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Photo credit: Edible Perspective, Minimalist Baker, Two Peas and their Pod, This Rawsome Life

Ice cream is, at its very core, a dairy-rich dessert. It has not been a friend to the lactose intolerant or vegans, which doesn't seem fair when you consider how very amazing this frozen treat is to eat. Luckily, it turns out that cream is not actually necessary to make our beloved ice cream at all. You can churn a delicious batch without a single drop of dairy.

We're not talking about ice cream made with banana substitutes here, either. While those simple recipes do have their time and place, they don't quite hit the spot when a real craving for ice cream hits. Nope, we found recipes out there that won't make you miss the dairy for a second. These vegan ice creams are sometimes even be better than the real thing. Seriously.

1
Creamy Vegan Mint Brownie Ice Cream
Minimalist Baker
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2
Vanilla Peanut Butter Chunk And Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream
Edible Perspective
3
No Churn Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream
Minimalist Baker
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4
Salted Caramel Ice Cream
40 Aprons
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5
Green Tea Coconut Ice Cream
Minimalist Baker
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6
Vegan Peach Ice Cream
40 Aprons
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7
Vegan Coconut Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream
Two Peas and their Pod
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8
Vegan Brownie Chocolate Ice Cream
Minimalist Baker
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9
Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream
This Rawsome Life
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10
Vegan Snickers Ice Cream
Minimalist Baker
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11
Salted Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Ice Cream
Pickles & Honey
12
Almond Butter, Caramel Swirled, Vanilla Bean-Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Healthy Happy Life
13
Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Ice Cream
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