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How to make black sesame ice cream

ChihYu Smith

Easy Black Sesame Ice Cream with only 5 ingredients. With no eggs, dairy-free, vegan, plus instructions for ice cream maker, or no churn!

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In a blender, add chilled coconut cream, vanilla extract, coarse salt, black sesame paste, dairy-free half-and-half, and maple syrup. Blend for 30 seconds until smooth.

Ice cream method


Using a spatula, pour the mixture into the ice cream maker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

No churn method


Freeze the ice cream mixture in freezer friendly container for 4-6 hours. Stirring it every 30 minutes for the first 2 hours of freezing.



To serve, allow the ice cream to thaw at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before serving.

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