SunButter and Jelly Ice Cream

The other day our editor told me she had such a craving for ice cream that she nearly chased down an ice cream truck. That got me thinking about all the frozen treats that were so delicious and seemingly magical as a kid. Nowadays, as an adult, I think we can do better. Who needs bright green ice cream in the shape of a Ninja Turtle when you can make something a little more sophisticated? Case in point … this SunButter and Jelly Ice Cream!

This dessert plays off another childhood favorite – the PB&J – but with SunButter instead. SunButter, if you don’t already know, is a sunflower seed spread that makes for an excellent nut-free peanut/nut butter alternative.

This recipe is not only nut free, but it can easily be dairy free, as well. Just use canned full-fat coconut milk in place of the half-and-half.

This is an allergen friendly ice cream that tastes so delicious even the kids will stop chasing the ice cream truck!

Sunbutter and Jelly Ice Cream recipe

5 from 1 vote
SunButter and Jelly Ice Cream
Prep Time
20 mins
Freeze time
2 hrs
Total Time
20 mins
 
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 492 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup crunchy SunButter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 cups half-and-half or use canned full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ½ cup strawberry jam or your favorite flavor
Instructions
  1. Combine the SunButter, sugar, half-and-half, vanilla, and salt in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into an ice cream maker and process according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. During the last 2 minutes of processing the ice cream, drop the jam in by spoonfuls.
  3. Place the ice cream in a covered container and allow to “cure” in the freezer for 2 hours.
Nutrition Facts
SunButter and Jelly Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 492 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Potassium 202mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Sugars 30g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 8.9%
Vitamin C 5.4%
Calcium 17.2%
Iron 9.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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