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Dairy Free Simnel Cake Leftover Ice Cream Recipe
Dairy Free Simnel Ice Cream
Prep Time
1 hr
Chilling Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 30 mins

A deliciously chunky and indulgent Simnel Ice Cream, free from dairy and gluten. The perfect way to use up leftover rich fruit cake from Christmas, Easter or just your teatime baking.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Free From - gluten and dairy
Keyword: Christmas, Easter, Ice Cream, Leftovers
Servings: 8 large scoops
Calories: 274 kcal
Author: Glutarama
  • 400 ml coconut milk 60%+ coconut milk
  • 150 g golden caster sugar or caster sugar
  • 250 ml almond milk or your favourite DF alternative
  • 100 g Simnel Cake cut into chunks
  • 100 g marzipan rolled into balls
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
To make the vegan condensed milk
  1. Add the coconut milk and sugar to a saucepan and heat, stir until all hte coconut milk fat and liquified.

  2. Rapid boil the milk and sugar liquid for 20 minutes until it turns a thicker consistency and looks a creamy translucent colour.

  3. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely.

Method for ice cream maker version
  1. Add the cooled condensed milk, almond milk and extract to your ice cream maker.

  2. Mix for at least 30 mins

  3. removing mixing paddle and fold in half the cake chunks and marzipan balls.

  4. Tip into a freezable container and gently smooth to edges.

  5. Decorate with the remaining cake chunks and marzipan and anything else that you fancy using.

Method for hand made version
  1. Aa above, add all the wet ingredients to a mixing bowl and whip to a thick cream consistency.

  2. Fold in half the fruit cake and marzipan and pour into a container.

  3. Pop this in the freezer for 45 mins then remove and stir, if hardening, add your toppings and return to the freezer for at least another 45 mins before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Dairy Free Simnel Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Sodium 59mg2%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 11IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.