Especially when you are on the keto diet, well, there can be two extreme situations where ice creams and frozen delights seem to be the best treats, either you have been good at following the diet for a certain amount and think that you deserve the break or after the emotionally, mentally, or physically taxing day.
But, before you grab that ice cream tub and indulge yourself in a heck load of carbs, most of which is from sugar, which is definite No! in keto, have a look at these Keto Ice Cream & Frozen Treats:
Well, indeed you can find several healthy cafes/restaurants across India which serve keto-friendly ice-creams and frozen treats but you can definitely try your hand at making homemade ice-cream snacks.
They say, classics are the best and we agree. But sadly, regular vanilla ice-creams are high in carbs due to their sugar content which makes them non-keto friendly. But this keto-friendly ice cream will surely be made and cherished at home, making it healthier!
To make your low-carb vanilla keto ice cream, you need a food scale (a companion of the keto diet), mason jar, 235 ml heavy cream, 1tsp of pure vanilla extract, a quarter of some vanilla beans or half scoop vanilla protein powder, and 1 tbsp of your favourite keto sugar replacement powder.
Add the ingredients and shake the jar for a few minutes until the cream doubles up in quantity, and leave it in the freezer for 4-5 hours. Next, scoop out your delicious creamy Keto Ice Cream - Just 4 Ingredients!
Berry(s) and Nuts are keto-friendly, especially strawberries, which are nutrition and taste packed fruits with low-carb qualities which make it a beautiful fit for keto. And if you are a strawberry ice-cream fan, which I know some are, this homemade ice cream, with fresh strawberries will be your favourite thing on the planet.
All you need for this Keto Ice Cream - Just 4 Ingredients! Start with taking out stems of 2 medium-sized or 40 grams strawberries, cut them into small pieces, mash them into a puree. Add a 16 ounces Mason jar with a wide mouth. Take a cup or 235 ml of heavy cream, 1 tsp of strawberry extract, a little bit of red food colour, and 2 spoons of sugar replacement you use, add strawberry puree.
Shake it well, freeze it for 3-4 hours and scoop out your favourite and guilt-free keto frozen delight.
If there are two things that people on keto diets can’t resist, they have to be chocolate and ice cream, especially if they have sweet tooth. And even if you are not one of those crazy ice-cream fans, chocolate ice cream is the easiest-to-make delight to curb those cravings because the ingredients are readily available in the nearest stores.
What do you need? 7 grams natural unsweetened cocoa powder, 2 tsp or 24 grams sugar replacement, 1 cup or 235 ml of heavy whipping cream, and 1 tsp of vanilla extract. Shake this jar for some time until the cream doubles in size and put it in freezer for the next 4-5 hours with a couple of shakes in between.
Among many blogs mentioned online, the Coffee & Hazelnut Keto Ice cream is one 8 Keto-Approved Ice Creams That Actually Taste Good. Whipping cream, 2 micro spoons of stevia or 1:1 sugar substitute, instant coffee. Give all these ingredients a good mix and put that in the freezer.
The freezer will allow it to be cold enough to whip better if it has a less fat content. Next, dry roast 10-12 hazelnut. Take the golden-brown hazelnuts and crush them a little bit for a perfect crunch in each bite. Start whipping out frozen cream till you get the soft peaks, add hazelnuts, and gently fold the same into the cream. Add it to a mason jar or container, leave it for a few hours or overnight.
If it has become too hard, leave it out for half an hour, or leave the scope in warm water. Your keto-friendly delight is ready.
Keto-friendly ice creams are some of the great options for diabetic patients. Unlike regular ice-creams with fat milk and sugar, the keto ice creams are low carb and made through skim or ultra-filtered milk which contains less sugar and carbs.
The best ice cream for diabetes is the low carb ice creams with no or natural sugar which can be made at home or found at Amul ice-cream stall as it launched the Amul Sugar-Free Ice Cream.