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How to Freeze Coconut Milk

Freezing canned coconut milk is easy.

Sometimes, after the can is opened we are unable to consume all of the coconut milk within a few days, and end up discarding the can.

Sometimes we want to make healthy, dairy-free ice cream RIGHT NOW!

Here is a simple way to be frugal and prepared.

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I recommend using canned coconut milk and NOT coconut drink in cartons.

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Natural Value are BPA free!

Purchase silicone candy molds or use small plastic containers.

Silicone Candy Molds and Cupcake Cup Liners work well!


I chose to freeze the canned coconut milk in 1/4 cup portions, for easy use in recipes.

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Freeze the cups until hard.GBW Frozen Coconut Milk3

Pop the frozen coconut milk out of the mold or container.


Frozen blocks of coconut milk can be stored in

Use the frozen coconut milk to make healthy ice cream!

Chocolate Ice cream from frozen coconut milk

  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup Sunflower Seed Butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 tsp Real Salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Step 1: Shake up a can of coconut milk (full fat) and pour into a silicon mold or ice cube tray. Freeze overnight.

Step 2: Blend ingredients together with the frozen coconut milk. This will take a lot of scraping, and patience. Try not to add additional liquid if possible.

Step 3: Spoon into bowls and serve.