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Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

Enjoy the simple pleasures of homemade ice cream with this Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream recipe. Perfect for those who prefer plant-based alternatives or have issues digesting dairy, this recipe transforms basic ingredients into a creamy, delicious treat. Vanilla’s classic flavor is given a twist with coconut cream and vanilla oat milk, creating a unique taste that’s both familiar and new.

Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

In today’s health-conscious world, finding a delicious and dairy-free dessert can be a challenge. That’s where the Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream comes in. This recipe perfectly combines the creaminess of coconut cream with the light flavor of vanilla oat milk, creating a delectable treat that’s both indulgent and dairy-free. Whether you’re lactose intolerant, vegan, or simply looking for a healthier ice cream alternative, this recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

The Ninja Creami Delux is a great tool that lets you make many different types of frozen treats with minimal muss or fuss. You just mix up your base, freeze for 24 hours, process, and enjoy. Whether you want ice cream, sorbet, Italian ice, a slushie, smoothie, or frozen cocktail, it does it all and is so simple even your kids can do it!

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Why you’ll love this dish…

  • Healthier Alternative: A dairy-free option that doesn’t compromise on taste or texture.
  • Easy to Make: With just a few ingredients, this recipe is straightforward and fuss-free.
  • Versatile Flavor: Vanilla is a classic that pairs well with a variety of toppings.
  • Perfect Consistency: The Ninja Creami ensures a creamy, scoopable texture every time.
  • Customizable: Easily adaptable to include your favorite mix-ins or flavors.

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Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream shopping list

Wondering if you have to hit the store? Here’s the list of items you’ll need to make this recipe. For specific amounts, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.

  • Coconut cream
  • Vanilla oat milk
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla extract

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Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

How to make Dairy-Free Ice Cream

This is just the overview so you can see what you’re actually getting into here. When you are cooking, you’ll want to use the full recipe at the bottom of the page.



Combine coconut cream, vanilla oat milk, sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl. Whisk until the sugar dissolves.


Add to container

Pour the mixture into the Ninja Creami container up to the scoopable max fill line.



Freeze the container for at least 24 hours.



Place the container in the Ninja Creami Deluxe and run it on the Lite Ice Cream cycle.



Check the consistency, and if it is as creamy as you like it, eat it. If not, reprocess and then enjoy!

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Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

Dairy-Free Ice Cream FAQ

Can I use different types of milk for this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute the vanilla oat milk with any dairy-free milk of your choice.

How long can I store the ice cream?

It’s best consumed immediately but can be stored in the freezer for up to a month.

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Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

Serve this with…

  • Fresh berries or fruit compote
  • A drizzle of chocolate or caramel sauce
  • Crunchy toppings like nuts or granola
  • A sprinkle of cinnamon or cocoa powder for added flavor
Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

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Yield: 4 servings

Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

Ninja Creami Dairy-Free Vanilla Ice Cream

You can still have creamy dreamy ice cream even if you're dairy free! This ice cream base is great on its own or as the base for any number of mix-ins.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Processing Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1 cup vanilla oat milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoons vanilla


  1. Whisk together all ingredients until the sugar is dissolved. Add to the scoopable fill line in the Ninja Creami container.
  2. Freeze for at least 24 hours.
  3. Remove lid and place into the Ninja Creami Delux with the lid on following the factory instructions, and run on the Lite Ice Cream cycle.
  4. Remove and check the consistency. Process again if it isn't as creamy as you prefer.
  5. Serve immediately, and freeze any excess promptly.


This recipe makes an excellent base for stir-ins! Some of my favorites are below:

  • Crushed Oreos
  • Pie Filling
  • Fresh fruit
  • Nerds
  • Chocolate chips
  • Nuts
  • Heath chunks

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 553Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 34mgCarbohydrates: 79gFiber: 1gSugar: 75gProtein: 1g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate. If you are tracking these things for medical purposes please consult an outside, trusted source. Thanks!

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