39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

Now that summer is officially here, I've been craving dairy free ice cream even more than usual. (Which is definitely saying something considering my constant love for it). But because vegan ice cream brands can be on the pricy side, I thought I'd share some recipes for dairy free ice cream that will make summer even more delicious.

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

So whether you're looking for gluten free dairy free ice cream ideas, vegan ice cream recipes, healthy ice cream recipes or ice cream that fits any diet - from paleo to keto - keep scrolling!

1. Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream - Vegan Huggs

This classic ice cream flavor is just as delicious made vegan and with simple ingredients like coconut milk, cane sugar and strawberries.

2. Double Coconut Caramel Cookie Dough Ice Cream (Vegan) - Moon and Spoon and Yum

Gluten free dairy free ice cream with healthy COOKIE DOUGH?!? Yeah, I'm sold...

3. Sunbutter Sugar Free Dairy Free Ice Cream (Low Carb, Nut Free) - Low Carb Yum

If you love sunflower butter or are looking for a delicious alternative to peanut butter, this vegan ice cream recipe is the one for you!

4. S'mores Ice Cream Cake (Dairy Free, Vegan) - Pink Fortitude

S'mores got an upgrade with this vegan ice cream cake recipe!

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

5. Sweet and Salty Banana Ice Cream (Vegan) - Casey the College Celiac

If you love the sweet and salty flavor combination, this healthy ice cream recipe - featuring popcorn and dates! - is your summer dream.

6. Vegan Chocolate Sweet Potato Ice Cream - Rhian's Recipes

Turning a vegetable into ice cream may sound too good to be true, but this dairy free ice cream recipe shows it's completely possible.

7. Dairy Free Cake Batter Ice Cream - Flippin' Delicious 

This dairy free ice cream recipe certainly lives up to the name of Brianna's blog!

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

8. Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream (Dairy Free) - Marathons and Motivation

If you don't love bananas but still want a healthy ice cream recipe that turns out super creamy, check out this avocado ice cream alternative.

9. Mint Ice Cream with a Fudge Swirl (Grain Free, Refined Sugar Free) - Raia's Recipes

Who knew a fudge swirl was such an easy dairy free ice cream addition?

10. Black Raspberry Ice Cream (Vegan) - Pink Fortitude 

Black raspberries are healthy little superfoods, which makes this dairy free ice cream the perfect choice for dessert...or breakfast.

11. Chocolate Peanut Butter Nice Cream (Sugar Free, Low Carb, Keto Friendly, Vegan) - Wholesome Yum

You only need five minutes and five ingredients to whip up this vegan ice cream recipe. And who doesn't love chocolate and peanut butter?!?

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

12. No Churn Dairy Free Ice Cream - Gluten Free on a Shoestring

This dairy free ice cream is made from coconut milk, sugar, and a bit of powdered gelatin, which makes it thick and creamy without the need for churning!

13. Three Ingredient Banana Berry Nice Cream (Vegan, Paleo) - Creative Green Living 

Simple and scrumptious!

14. Copycat Disney Pineapple Dole Whip Recipe (Dairy Free) - Hawaii Travel with Kids 

Enjoy the classic taste of Disney without any of the crowds or travel!

15. Dairy Free, Gluten Free Mud Pie - Mi Gluten Free Gal

 Because who doesn't love a gluten free dessert featuring a crunchy cookie crust and creamy coffee ice cream?

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

16. 3-Ingredient Peach Sorbet (Vegan) - Ahead of Thyme

Lemon juice gives this peach sorbet even more intense flavor.

17. Chocolate and Coconut Fudgy Homemade Vegan Ice Cream - Mind Body and Spirit Wellbeing

Tahini and coconut butter are two surprising ingredients in this vegan ice cream recipe.

18. Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream - Baked by Clo

Only six ingredients are needed for this summer dessert, and no ice cream maker is needed either!

19. 4-Ingredient Snickers Nice Cream (Vegan) - Cook It Real Good

Bananas have never tasted so good! Plus, this snickers vegan ice cream is super customizable.

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

20. Lavender Coconut Ice Cream (Vegan) - Any Reason Vegans

Lavender puts an elegant twist on classic coconut ice cream.

21. Watermelon Granita (Vegan, Sugar Free) - Raised on Veggies

This gluten free dessert is simple, sugar-free and extremely delicious.

22. Three Ingredient Raspberry Peach Nice Cream (Vegan) - Hot Pan Kitchen

Do you have some peaches, raspberries and bananas in your kitchen? Then you're ready to make this nice cream!

23. Vegan Paleo Chocolate Ice Cream - The Texanerin

Pair this vegan and paleo chocolate ice cream with some sprinkles and a gluten free ice cream cone, and you have an allergy-freindly alternative to a childhood favorite!

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

24. Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream - A Plantiful Life 

Make sure you use gluten free, non-cross-contaminated cashews (like from my favorite nut-and-seed provider for whom I'm an ambassador: Foods Alive) for this vegan vanilla ice cream for a super creamy, gluten free dessert.

25. Pineapple Ice Cream In Ice Cream Maker (Vegan, Paleo) - Recipe This

If you have an ice cream maker you want to use more often this summer, this pineapple ice cream is a delicious place to start.

26. Salted Caramel Ice Cream (Vegan, Whole 30, Paleo) - Healthy Taste of Life

Dates, vanilla extract and maca powder create a healthy salted caramel flavor for your homemade dairy free ice cream.

27. Vegan Moose Tracks Ice Cream - Vegan Dollhouse

One word: droooool.

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

28. Vegan Coconut Nice Cream - Zardy Plants

If you're a coconut lover, this dairy free ice cream should land on your meal-prep list ASAP.

29. Scrumptious Strawberry Sorbet (Vegan) - Melissa Traub

The perfect dairy free ice cream for summer strawberries!

30. Vegan Pistachio Ice Cream - That Girl Cooks Healthy

For pistachio lovers, there's no taster dessert than this vegan ice cream.

31. Dairy Free Cherry Dark Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream - Foodal

This dairy free dark chocolate and cherry ice cream is packed with fruity and bittersweet flavors and perfectly creamy thanks to coconut milk.

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

32. Thai Coconut Ice Cream (Dairy Free) - A Hedgehog in the Kitchen

If you want a tropical gluten free dessert, look no further than this Thai ice cream, which features coconut milk, lemongrass, yuzu and coconut sugar.

33. Dairy Free Banana Ice Cream - MI Gluten Free Gal

Bananas + cacao powder + nut butter = one heck of a tasty dessert.

34. Vegan Strawberry Banana Nice Cream - Cass Clay Cooking

If you want to make some strawberry dairy free ice cream but are avoiding refined sugar, this fruit-based recipe is your new best friend.

35. Frosted Strawberry Lemonade Nice Cream (Dairy Free, Sugar Free) - Delicious Table

This nice cream is vegan, sugar free and the perfect, refreshing summer dessert!

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

36. Chocolate Moca Nice Cream (Vegan) - Melissa Traub

Use gluten free coffee instant coffee crystals to turn your favorite morning pick-me-up into a late-night treat.

37. Vegan Sweet Peach Ice Cream - Refresh My Health

This dairy free ice cream may taste decadent, but it's actually loaded with healthy fats and low in sugar!

38. Dairy Free Rhubarb Gelato with Easy Strawberry Sauce - Paleo Gluten-Free Guy

This dairy free ice cream is only sweetened with honey but is still plenty delicious enough to enjoy for dessert.

39. Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream (Vegan) - Yummy Mummy Kitchen

Peanut butter and banana is a classic flavor combo for a reason!

39 Gluten Free Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipes for Summer

I hope you enjoy some amazing gluten free and dairy free ice cream this summer!

Whatever your summer plans this year, I hope that some delicious dairy free ice cream is included! Let me know in the comments what your favorite ice cream flavor is or which of these recipes you want to try first!


  1. Hi Casey - I love all of these delicious ice cream recipes. PINNED! Thank you so much for including mine. My heart is full of gratitude! Hugs, Holly

  2. Thanks so much for including my ice cream recipe! :-)


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