Protein Ice Cream Sandwiches (VG, GF)

 

Baby it’s cold outside, but never too cold for an ice-cream sandwich!!! Especially when they’re packed full of protein and organic superfoods! Hooray.

So favourite this one, because we predict that this will be your new go-to sweet treat.

 

Protein Ice Cream Sandwiches

 

 

SERVES: 3 large ice cream sandwiches

PREP TIME:  5.5 hrs (including freeze time)

 

INGREDIENTS

 

Cookies

  • 1 tbsp  
  • Organic chia seeds (ground) + 3 tbsp water  
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • ½ cup gluten free flour blend
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter softened  
  • ¼ cup brown rice syrup
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt

Protein Ice cream

  • ½ cup chocolate protein powder* (we used  Morlife Chocolate Cacao Plentiful Protein) 
  • 4 frozen bananas
  • ¼ cup coconut cream
  • ¼ tsp monk fruit powder*

Topping

  • ½ cup vegan chocolate, melted
  • 1/3 cup organic cacao nibs*

 

METHOD

  1. Make the chia egg by mixing chia seeds with 3 tbsp water. Allow the mixture to sit and absorb for 5 minutes until it thickens.
  2. Add the almond flour, gluten free flour blend, baking soda and salt into a medium bowl, mix to combine.
  3. In a large bowl, add the vegan butter, chia egg, brown rice syrup and coconut sugar, mix until it is well combined.
  4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients together and mix well. Place the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  6. Place roughly 2 spoonfuls of the dough on a lined baking tray and cut with cookie cutter into individual cookies.  Bake for 10 mins and let cool.  
  7. To make the ice cream, place all the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth and creamy. 
  8. Pour the ice cream mixture into a lined baking pan and set in the freezer for 4 hours (best overnight). 
  9. Using the cookie cutter again, press into the ice cream then place each cut out between 2 cookies.  
  10. Dip into the melted chocolate, then coat with Cacao Nibs and serve.
  11. Enjoy!!

 

 


*We used Morlife Certified monk fruit powder, cacao nibs and protein powder. 

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