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Keto Vanilla Ice Cream

You won't believe how fast and easy making homemade low carb ice cream is! People go crazy for this recipe - no one will know that it is sugar-free and keto-friendly!
Prep Time10 mins
Churn Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ice Cream
Servings: 12
Calories: 251kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi


  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • ¾ cup Allulose Sweetener
  • teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup MCT oil or melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • teaspoon xanthan gum


  • Bring heavy cream, allulose, and sea salt to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook, constantly whisking, until the sweetener is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and stir in MCT oil, vanilla extract, and xanthan gum.
  • Chill completely in the refrigerator and process according to the ice cream makers manufacturers instructions.
  • It will initially be like soft-serve. If you prefer it firmer, place it in a freezer-safe dish and cover. Freeze for 2 hours.


Please note that the carbohydrate count does not include Allulose, which has zero net carbs.

Variations for This Recipe

  • For an even richer vanilla taste, add 1 teaspoon vanilla powder. You can also use 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped.
  • Add ½ teaspoon almond extract.
  • Add ½ cup Lily's Chocolate Chips to your ice cream maker as the ice cream starts to firm up.


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg