dairy-free gelato recipe

Guys! I’m so excited about this dairy-free “Gelato” recipe!! I’m lactose intolerant (sorry if that is TMI ๐Ÿ™„ ), but I love Gelato, ice cream, soft-serve, you name it. It’s difficult sometimes to pony-up for the expensive dairy-free offerings in the store that are clean labeled as well, so I got to thinking, “Why not make it myself?”.

What really inspired me to create this recipe was my son, Oskar. Oskar has a bit of a sweet tooth. As a matter of fact, he just has a few teeth, and this dairy-free Gelato recipe is a great way to pack some antioxidants into his little body, cure his sweet tooth (literally), all while soothing his aching “teething” gums.

dairy-free gelato recipe

I just love preparing quick and easy blender recipes for the baby before we start our busy day. This dark chocolate dairy-free Gelato recipe happens to be great for breakfast and for a decadent dessert, post dinner. We’ve even added dairy-free coconut whipped cream and fresh berries to the top and it’s a real treat!

dairy-free gelato recipe

Now, head to the store, freeze some bananas and take 3 minutes to prepare this tasty take on Gelato! Let me know what you think of it ๐Ÿ™‚

5 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Dairy-Free "Gelato"
Serves 2
A chocolatey cool treat to enjoy any time of the day!
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Total Time
3 min
Total Time
3 min
  1. 2 peeled frozen bananas
  2. 3 soft Medjool dates
  3. 5 T coco powder
  4. 3 T non-dairy milk (I use coconut)
  5. 1.5 tsp vanilla
  6. Optional Garnishes: coco nibs, crushed nuts, berries, coconut whipped cream
  7. -serve right away or put in fridge for 2-3 hours for gelato like texture
  1. Pit Medjool dates, then add all ingredients to the blender and blend until the consistency of Gelato. Serve immediately or store in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.
  1. Great for baby too!
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