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Unbelievable S’mores Nice Cream 

The ultimate s’mores nice cream! This vegan chocolate ice cream is filled with chocolate, cookies, and marshmallows. Vegan + nut free recipe! 

This recipe is in my top 10 favorite desserts for summer. 

Made with simple ingredients like bananas, dairy free milk, and cocoa powder, this nice cream is perfect for summer nights. The best part? No ice cream maker required! 

A glass bowl with scoops of s'mores chocolate nice cream with chocolate sauce being drizzled on top. More bowls and cones are blurred in the background.
Adding a drizzle of chocolate sauce on top of s’mores nice cream.

I love a good chocolate nice cream, but this time I wanted to make it extra special. And what is a more perfect combination than summer and s’mores? 

Ingredients 

Here is a quick rundown of what ingredients you’ll need for this s’mores nice cream. See the recipe card for exact measurements. 

Ingredients for the s'mores nice cream in various glass bowls on a wood table. Black and white labels have been added to name each ingredient.
Ingredients in bowls and cups ready to assemble.
  • Bananas: The more ripe the bananas are the better the ice cream will be! I like to have my bananas get tons of freckles and spots. Then, I slice them into coins and freeze them on a parchment lined baking sheet for a few hours. Then, I transfer them into a freezer safe container for longer storage. 
  • Cocoa Powder: You can use either natural or Dutch processed cocoa powder. Both have great results. 
  • Dairy free Milk: Any kind of dairy free milk will work in this recipe so you can use the one that works best for your allergy needs. 
  • Graham Crackers: There are lots of options for vegan or gluten free graham crackers so use the one you prefer. If you can’t find graham crackers that work for you, try using sugar cones crumbled instead! 
  • Marshmallows: I really like Dandies Marshmallows as they are free from gelatin, food dyes, and are naturally vegan. 
  • Chocolate Sauce: A good chocolate sauce is essential for this recipe, both to mix into the nice cream and for drizzling on top! 
  • You’ll Also need: Vanilla, sugar, and a pinch of salt! 

Recommended Equipment

A good high-speed blender or food processor is essential for this recipe. If you have a traditional (non high speed) blender, this recipe will still work, it just might not have the same soft-serve consistency. 

Instructions 

Make sure to check out the recipe card below for the full recipe and ingredient list.

Making this is pretty easy! 

First, into the blender, add the dairy free milk, frozen bananas, and vanilla. Blend this a few times before adding the cooca powder and salt. Then, blend on high speed until it all comes together! 

The ingredients in the blender before blending together.
Nice cream before blending.
Chocolate nice cream in a blender after being blended together.
Nice cream after blending.

You may need to scrape it down a few times or use a blending stick to make sure that all the ingredients are fully blended. 

Next comes the layering. Pour half of the nice cream into a parchment lined container (I used a metal bread loaf pan) or other freezer safe container and spread it evenly. Then, sprinkle the crushed graham crackers (or sugar cone), a drizzle of chocolate sauce, and the marshmallows. 

Layering the s'mores nice cream in a parchment lined loaf pan.
Adding the different layers of the s’mores nice cream.

Tip! You can melt the marshmallows in the microwave for 45 seconds so they get a bit melty and then spread them into the nice cream. This helps to evenly distribute it. Or, if you are using mini marshmallows, just scatter them in the nice cream. 

Now pour the remaining half of the nice cream on top. Sprinkle with the remaining graham cracker crumbs, marshmallows, and a final drizzle of chocolate sauce. 

Let this freeze for 2 hours to have a soft-serve consistency. Let it freeze for 4 to 6 hours for a more scoopable texture. Serve and enjoy! 

Tip! If it is too hard to scoop, let it rest for 5 minutes on the countertop. 

Finished s'mores nice cream in the loaf pan after freezing. An ice cream scoop is getting a scoop from the middle.
Finished s’mores nice cream in a loaf pan after freezing solid.

How to Store 

Store any leftover nice cream in a freezer safe container for up to a month. Make sure that it is in a sealed container. 

Allow the nice cream to rest on the countertop for 10 minutes before scooping to allow it to soften slightly.

Closeup of a glass ice cream bowl filled with s'mores nice cream. More bowls and cones are blurred in the background.
Big scoop of s’mores nice cream ready to serve.

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A glass bowl with scoops of s'mores chocolate nice cream with chocolate sauce being drizzled on top. More bowls and cones are blurred in the background.

Summertime S’mores Nice Cream

The ultimate s’mores nice cream! This vegan chocolate ice cream is filled with chocolate, cookies, and marshmallows. Vegan + nut free recipe!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time (Optional): 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ice cream
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 223kcal

Equipment

  • blender or food processor
  • measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Freezer safe container
  • parchment paper

Ingredients

  • 4 bananas frozen, about 4 cups
  • cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup dairy free milk
  • 1 tablespoons vanilla
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup marshmallows
  • 1 cup graham crackers crumbled
  • ½ cup chocolate sauce

Instructions

  • Freeze the bananas. Peel and slice the ripe bananas into 1-inch thick coins and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Freeze for 2 hours or until fully frozen before transferring to a freezer safe container for longer storage.
  • Prep the container and ingredients. Line a freezer safe container with parchment paper to help prevent sticking. Slightly smash the graham crackers (or sugar cones). Soften the marshmallows or cut them into bite sized pieces. Set these all aside while making the chocolate nice cream.
  • Blend the s’mores nice cream. In a large blender or food processor, add the frozen bananas, dairy free milk, and vanilla. Blend this together for about a minute before adding the cocoa powder and salt. Blend on high until fully combined. You may need to use a spatula to scrape down the sides.
  • Layer and freeze. Pour half of the nice cream into the prepared freezer safe container. Sprinkle half of the graham crackers, half of the marshmallows, and half of the chocolate sauce. Swirl together with a spoon. Then, pour the remaining half of the nice cream on top and top with the remaining graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate sauce. Freeze for 2 hours or until scoopable. Scoop and serve! After freezing overnight, allow the nice cream to rest on the kitchen countertop for 10 minutes to make it easier to scoop.

Notes

  • How to Store 
    • Store any leftover nice cream in a freezer safe container for up to a month. Make sure that it is in a sealed container. 
    • Allow the nice cream to rest on the countertop for 10 minutes before scooping to allow it to soften slightly.

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0.2mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 384mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 154IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg
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