Paleo Chai Ice cream

Paleo Chai Ice Cream

Paleo Chai Ice Cream

The creamiest, best homemade dairy-free paleo chai ice cream ever!
Paleo, Gluten-Free & Refined Sugar-Free! 


  • 1 can full-fat Coconut Milk 
  • 3 tablespoons of honey (more or less, depending on YOU or substitute with Stevia or maple syrup)
  • 5 Tablespoons full bodied black tea or 5 teabags (Can use less too!) (Optional*** I have made this without using tea at all because of the caffeine and it turns out just as good!!)
  • 1-star anise or a 1/2 tsp ground
  • 10 whole cloves or 3/4 tsp ground
  • 10 whole allspices or 1/2 tsp ground
  • cinnamon stick or 1 tsp ground
  • 10 whole white peppercorn or 1/8 Ground (Can use black peppercorns in place)
  • 5 cardamon pods 1/4 tsp of ground cardamom
  • 1-2 inch piece of fresh ginger (or a 1/4 tsp ground!)
  • 3 egg yolks
Paleo Chai Ice Cream


  • Combine coconut milk, sugar of choice, tea if using and spices over low heat. Let simmer until the mixture turns earthy brown stirring occasionally! About 45 minutes.
    (It reduces a lot and you’ll realize it’s a lot of work for a little bit of ice-cream ?)
  • Strain mixture using a very fine mesh strainer to get any of the chalkiness from the spices out!
  • In a heat safe bowl, whisk the yolks, until a fluffy consistency. Add a small ladle of the warm mixture to the eggs, very slowly, so you don’t end up with scrambled eggs!!! Mixing together to get a nice consistency! (I usually use my immersion blender!)
  • Cover the mixture and refrigerate for 8 hours to 2 days to allow it to fully chill and thicken.
  • Freeze in your ice cream maker and enjoy the heck out of this masterpiece!!! ?


You can make this without an ice cream maker. Just churn it by hand! I do highly recommend investing in an ice cream maker! You can find them relatively inexpensive! Mine was under $50 and I love it!

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Alyx B

A Certified Yoga Instructor and wellness coach, who studied Environmental Sustainability and Animal Science. Lover of animals and tacos! And passionate about traveling, hiking, yoga, and the environment.

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