Satisfy your ice cream cravings without sugar with our Ninja Creami Carrot Cake Ice Cream! Using fresh carrots, warming spices, and unsweetened almond milk, this sugar-free ice cream is a healthier twist on a classic dessert.
Perfect for a guilt-free treat, it's quick and easy to make in the Ninja Creami. Indulge in the delicious taste of carrot cake in ice cream form today!
- Why you'll love this sugar free ninja creami carrot cake ice cream recipe?
- Ingredient notes
- Steps by step instructions
- More ninja creami ice cream recipes you might enjoy
- Recipe tips
- How to store the carrot cake ice cream?
- Recipe variations
- Equipment used to make
- Frequently asked questions
- Ninja Creami Carrot Cake Ice Cream (Sugar Free)
If you love carrot cake you will also love my Sugar Free Carrot Cake recipe.
Why you'll love this sugar free ninja creami carrot cake ice cream recipe?
- Rich flavor: The Ninja Creami Carrot Cake Ice Cream is a flavorful and delicious treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt. It has the perfect balance of sweet, creamy, and spicy flavors.
- Low in sugar: This recipe is sugar-free, making it a healthy alternative to traditional ice creams that are loaded with sugar. It is a great option for people who are watching their sugar intake or have dietary restrictions.
- Easy to make: The recipe is easy to follow, and you can make it at home with a few simple ingredients. Other than the Ninja Creami machine, you don't need any other special equipment or culinary skills to make this delicious treat.
- Nutritious ingredients: The Ninja Creami Carrot Cake Ice Cream is made with nutritious ingredients such as carrots, cream cheese, and almond milk. These ingredients are packed with essential vitamins and minerals that are beneficial for your health.
- Versatile: This recipe is versatile and can be customized to suit your preferences. You can add different flavors, nuts, or fruits to make it even more delicious. It is a perfect dessert for any occasion, and your family and friends will love it.
This recipe uses a variety of fresh and natural components to create a sweet, creamy, and delicious dessert.
This ice cream uses a traditional vanilla ice cream base that I use for many of my ninja creami recipes that include:
- Almond Milk: you can use your favorite milk or nut milk but we love to use unsweetened vanilla almond milk for this recipe.
- Vanilla Protein Powder: we used a low carb vanilla protein powder that adds a creamy texture and enhances the flavor of the ice cream, making it even more delicious and enjoyable to eat
- Vanilla Extract: enhances all the flavors
- Sweetener: we use a ¼ cup brown sugar sweetener, we used erythritol but feel free to use your favorite sweetener.
- Cream Cheese: slightly tangy and gives a rich creaminess to the ice cream.
To make it a carrot cake flavor we add the following ingredients:
- Cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground ginger, chopped pecans and shredded carrots
See the recipe card for quantities.
Steps by step instructions
How to make the carrot cake ice cream
STEP 1: In a blender mix together all the ingredients except the chopped pecans and the shredded carrots. Blend on high for about 30 seconds, then pour into the ninja creami pint and freeze for 24 hours.
STEP 2: after 24 hours remove the pint from the freezer, remove the lid and place it in the ninja creami outer container. Lock on the blade lid and run it through the machine using the "smoothie bowl" option on the ice cream maker.
STEP 3: with a butter knife create a 1" well down the centre of the ice cream and add in the chopped pecans and the shredded carrot. Place it back in the ninja creami ice cream maker and use the "mix in" button.
Once the spinning cycle is complete it will be ready for serving.
Here are 2 tips to making the best ninja creami carrot cake ice cream ever!
- Blend the ingredients thoroughly: To create smooth and creamy ice cream, it's important to blend the ingredients thoroughly. Make sure to blend the cream cheese and almond milk mixture until they are completely smooth before storing the ice cream in the creami pint.
- Chill the mixture before freezing: Once you've blended the ingredients together and placed it in the ninja creami pint, chill the mixture in the refrigerator for at least an hour before freezing. This will help the flavors to meld together and make the ice cream even more flavorful and delicious.
How to store the carrot cake ice cream?
Once you've spun the Ninja Creami Carrot Cake Ice Cream in the machine, you don't need to use it again.
Simply transfer any leftover ice cream to an airtight container and store it in the freezer until you're ready to enjoy it.
When you want to serve the ice cream again, let it thaw for a few minutes at room temperature before scooping.
There are many ways to add your own personal touch to the Ninja Creami Carrot Cake Ice Cream. Here are some additions or variations you could try:
- Toasted nuts: Add a crunchy texture to the ice cream by stirring in some toasted pecans, walnuts, or almonds.
- Raisins or dried cranberries: For a burst of sweetness and chewiness, mix in some raisins or dried cranberries.
- Swirls of caramel sauce: Add a rich and decadent touch to the ice cream by swirling in some of this Low Carb Caramel Sauce recipe.
- Chocolate chips: For a classic addition, mix in some sugar free chocolate chips.
- Cream cheese frosting swirl: Create a true carrot cake experience by swirling in some cream cheese frosting into the ice cream. See my Sugar Free Carrot Cake recipe to make the frosting.
- Coconut flakes: Add a tropical twist by stirring in some sweetened or unsweetened coconut flakes.
- Maple syrup: Add a touch of warmth and sweetness by drizzling some sugar free maple syrup over the ice cream before serving.
Remember to adjust the amount of sweetener to taste, depending on the sweetness of the additional ingredients you add.
Equipment used to make
Looking for a way to enjoy your favorite ice cream without the added sugar and carbs? The Ninja Creami ice cream machine has got you covered! This nifty appliance allows you to create homemade, sugar-free ice cream that is just as creamy and delicious as traditional ice cream.
With the Ninja Creami, you're in control of the ingredients, so you can choose sugar-free sweeteners and low-carb mix-ins to create your own unique flavors. Plus, you don't have to worry about making ice cream from scratch and adding eggs, egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk or whole milk.
Frequently asked questions
It uses a pre-frozen mixing bowl and a powerful motor to rapidly churn the mixture, creating a smooth and creamy texture. The mixing bowl should be pre-frozen for at least 24 hours before use, so that the ingredients can be properly chilled and churned.
Yes, you can make dairy-free or vegan ice cream with the Ninja Creami Machine by using non-dairy milk or cream.
The ice cream will keep in the freezer for up to 2 weeks, but it is best consumed within the first few days for optimal flavor and texture.
Ninja Creami Carrot Cake Ice Cream (Sugar Free)
- Mix together all the ingredients except the pecans and carrots in a blender on high for 1 minute.1 cup unsweetened almond milk, 2.5 tablespoon low carb vanilla protein powder, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, ¼ tablespoon brown sweetener, 1 oz cream cheese, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg, ¼ teaspoon Ground Ginger
- Pour the mixture into a ninja creami pint, place the lid on and freeze for 24 hours.
- After 24 hours remove the pint from the freezer, remove the lid and place the pint into the ninja creami outter container with the blade lid locked in place. Place and lock into the ninja creami machine and use the "smoothie bowl" button.
- When it completes running the cycle remove it from the machine. Create a well down the center for the ice cream with a butter knife. Add the pecans and carrots down the center of the well and place it back in the machine and use the "mix in" button.1 tablespoon chopped pecans, 1 tablespoon shredded carrots
- Once the cycle is complete it will be ready for serving.
- Blend the ingredients thoroughly: To create smooth and creamy ice cream, it's important to blend the ingredients thoroughly before transferring to the ninja creami pint.
- Chill the mixture before freezing: for a more flavorful ice cream, once you've blended the ingredients together and placed it in the ninja creami pint, chill the mixture in the refrigerator for at least an hour before freezing.
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