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Oat Milk Ice Cream

Creamy, dreamy, smooth, classic, and completely dairy free homemade oat milk ice cream.

Oatmilk Ice Cream Recipe (Dairy Free, Vegan)


Gluten free

Egg free

Super creamy

And just 4 ingredients

Making your own nondairy oat milk ice cream at home is so easy, you might never want to go out for ice cream ever again.

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Homemade Oat Milk Ice Cream Recipe (Egg Free)

Oat Milk Ice Cream Flavors

Chocolate: Add 1/4 cup cocoa powder to the base recipe below.

Banana: Sub half a cup of the oat milk for one ripe mashed banana.

Cookie Dough: Make up the base recipe below, and stir in your favorite cookie dough or this Chickpea Cookie Dough!

Chocolate Fudge Swirl: Carefully melt 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Stir in 3 tbsp canned coconut milk until smooth. Let cool before swirling into ice cream.

Coffee: Add 2 tsp instant coffee to the base recipe before freezing. After blending into ice cream, you can also add chopped chocolate or the swirl idea above.

Leftover Oats? Make These Oatmeal Muffins

Girls Eating Vegan Ice Cream

What’s your dream oatmilk ice cream?

I am a mint chocolate chip girl, all the way.

To make mint chocolate chip, simply follow the base recipe below using a neutral nut butter such as raw cashew or coconut butter.

Add 1/8 tsp pure peppermint extract (not regular mint or imitation peppermint), or more for a stronger flavor.

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How to make oat milk ice cream

Ice Cream Topping Ideas

Sliced banana or strawberries

Crumbled Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies or Vegan Brownies

Sprinkles, shredded coconut, or mini chocolate chips

Chocolate syrup, cherries or raspberries, and Coconut Whipped Cream!

Above – Watch the video how to make oat milk ice cream!

Creamy Dairy Free Oat Milk Ice Cream Recicpe
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Oat Milk Ice Cream

How to make creamy dairy free and vegan oat milk ice cream at home the easy way.
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Total Time 5 minutes
Yield 4 – 6 servings


  • 2 cups store-bought or homemade oat milk 
  • 1/2 cup nut butter of choice, or allergy-friendly sub
  • 1/3 cup sweetener of choice
  • 1/4 + 1/8 tsp salt
  • optional add ins (see earlier in this post for flavor ideas)


  • *If you don’t have an ice cream maker or high-speed blender, see these directions.
    Whisk all ingredients together. If using an ice cream maker, pour the mixture in and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for your specific machine. Or if you have a high-speed blender like a Vitamix, pour into ice cube trays and freeze, then blend the ice cubes until smooth, using the tamper to blend evenly. Either serve straight from the machine or freeze up to an hour for a firmer texture. Because of the lack of preservatives, homemade ice cream is best the day it’s made, although you can technically freeze up to a month and thaw before serving.
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Be sure to watch the recipe video above showing how easy it is to make this ice cream. And if oat milk isn’t available, try this Almond Milk Ice Cream.

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Published on May 20, 2020

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  1. Taylor says

    This recipe works great in a pinch with the low prep time. It only took 20 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to churn. I added cocoa powder and vegan cookie dough in and it turned out great. I agree with another reviewer, it was too salty so I would recommend not using any salt if you have salted nut butter.

  2. Annemarie says

    Can I use oat cream or would this not be “fat enough”? I would like to avoid giving it a nut taste (especially peanut or coconut). Thank you!!

    • CCK Media Team says

      Hmm, we haven’t tried, but it honestly sounds like a good idea. If you try it before we do, be sure to report back!

  3. Catherine says

    I made the chocolate version. The ice cream’s texture didn’t work for me. The almond butter contributed to a grainy texture. There was no coconut milk or cashew cream, which left it too hard in it’s frozen state, and it didn’t soften. Instead, it just melted. It also was not sweet enough. I used cocoa powder, but there is no mention of adding sugar for the chocolate version. Adding cocoa powder without sugar didn’t yield enough sweetness.

    • CCK Media Team says

      Hi Catherine, I’m confused – why would you not add any sugar? It calls for 1/3 cup. What specific ingredients and quantities did you use for the recipe?

  4. Sunny says

    I want to use my vitamix for this recipe. Should I put it on my freeze setting or just blend it using the number dial? Is there a number (speed) I shouldn’t go past?

    • CCK Media Team says

      Hmm, sorry we have older vitamixes and it only has the power on-off/high buttons! Katie uses high speed 🙂

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