No-churn black sesame ice cream

No-churn black sesame ice cream

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  • Makes 1 litre
  • Easy
  • 5 minutes, plus 6 hours’ freezing time

Impress your guest with this no-churn black sesame ice cream. The ice cream only needs 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of hands-on time. Serve it with easy homemade cookies.


  • 2 x 400 ml cans coconut cream, chilled
  • 4 T maple syrup or honey
  • 3⁄4 cup almond butter
  • 140 g black sesame seeds
  • For the cookies:
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 125 g oats
  • 1⁄4 cup almond butter

Cooking Instructions

1. Pulse the ingredients for the ice cream in a blender. Pour into a freezerproof container and freeze for 6 hours or until frozen.

2. To make the oat cookies, preheat the oven to 180°C. Combine the ingredients, then shape into 12 equal-sized balls. Place on a lined baking tray and press down with a fork or your thumb and bake until golden brown around the edges. Serve with the ice cream.

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Photographs: Myburgh du Plessis
Production: Abigail Donnelly
Food Assistant: Bianca Strydom

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