This 5-minute Margarita Nice Cream is alcohol-free, gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, and vegan! It's refreshingly tart, creamy, slightly sweet, and perfect for Cinco de Mayo or a cold treat on any hot summer day.
This refreshing tart treat has only 5 key ingredients
- Grapes (seedless green, frozen)
- Simple Homemade Date Syrup
You'll also need ice for blending.
How to prepare this Margarita Nice Cream
Put all ingredients, plus ice, into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy. I used a Nutribullet. If the ingredients jam up, stop, and remove the container from the base. Shake the contents and then return to the blender. Add water to make it more of a soft-serve texture. Top with a pinch of lime zest for more lime flavor (optional). Enjoy!
The sweetness comes from the frozen grapes and date syrup. At the same time, the avocado gives this dessert its creaminess. Fresh lime gives this a beautiful fresh tartness.
Frequently Asked Questions
Many recipes for margarita ice cream contain alcohol. This one is alcohol-free and shockingly healthy. Ice cream, healthy? Yes! That's why we call it "nice" cream. This refreshingly tart, creamy and slightly sweet treat is entirely whole plant food ingredients.
With less than 300 calories, this dessert is guilt-free. Compared to other margarita ice creams, this treat has about 700 fewer calories for the same amount. You see, the ingredients in those recipes include calorie-dense alcohol, heavy cream and added sugar. This version is made with whole plant foods so it has fewer calories, more fiber and micronutrients, like vitamins C, K, and certain B-vitamins.
Other variations of this includes adding a teaspoon of chopped jalapeno with seeds for a spicy kick, or a ¼ cup frozen strawberries for a strawberry margarita nice cream. This nice cream can be easily turned into a frozen margarita mocktail by omitting the avocado.
This nice cream can elevate Cinco de Mayo celebrations. If you're making this for May 5th, enjoy it with Oven Baked Tortilla Chips and Salsa, a Taco Salad, or some jalapeno poppers. It's also an all-round great treat on a hot summer day.
We hope you love this non-alcoholic margarita nice cream recipe. Please rate and leave a comment below. Be sure to share a picture on Instagram and tag us @danielfastrecipes so we can see your creation!Print
Margarita Nice Cream (Non-Alcoholic)
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 1 1x
- Diet: Vegan
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- 1 cup green seedless grapes, frozen
- ½ avocado, pitted
- 1 lime, juiced
- ½ orange, juiced
- 1 to 2 Tbsp Simple Homemade Date Syrup (depending on desired sweetness)
- 1 cup ice
- ⅛ to ¼ cup cold water (optional)
- pinch lime zest (optional)
Put all ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy. I used a Nutribullet. If the ingredients jam up, stop, and remove the container from the base. Shake the contents and then return to the blender. Add water to make it more of a soft-serve texture. Top with a pinch of lime zest for more lime flavor (optional).
EQUIPMENT / SUPPLIES
- Cutting board
- Measuring cup
- Measuring spoons
- Citrus squeezer
- High-speed blender
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Blender
- Cuisine: Southwestern
Keywords: margarita ice cream, vegan, dairy free, gluten free, soy free, nut free, no added sugar, healthy ice cream, avocado, grapes, lime, orange, daniel fast desserts, daniel fast recipes, healthy vegan recipes, cinco de mayo
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