Raw German Chocolate Blizzard

Last week my Mom, my boyfriend Eric and I were discussing what our favorite blizzards used to be.  Mine and Eric's were pretty common ones, but my Mom was talking about enjoying one with walnuts, chocolate and coconut.  She couldn't remember what it was called, but I decided that it sounded to me like German Chocolate.  Then I decided that it would be really good rawified, so I whipped some up for all of us.

I used a banana based ice cream for the blizzard, since I was too impatient to wait for a churned ice cream, and added in some of my favorite superfoods, raw cacao powder, maca and lucuma along with raw walnut butter to make it a bit silky.  It tasted enough like chocolate cake batter...like the type that is impossible to stop tasting.  I mixed in raw cacao nibs instead of chocolate chunks (because it was sweet enough), some raw walnuts and coconut.  It was fantabulous!  My Mom who never eats ice cream anymore, wanted a small cup of it and loved it!  Trust me, you need this deliciousness in your life!

Raw German Chocolate Blizzard

Serves 2

Ice Cream:
6 large bananas, frozen and cut into pieces
1/4 cup raw coconut milk (depending on how liquidy you like it, I like mine thick so I add less)
1 Tbsp raw maca powder
1 Tbsp raw lucuma powder (optional)
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 Tbsp raw walnut butter
stevia to taste (or your choice liquid raw sweetener)
1/3 cup raw cacao powder

1/3 cup raw walnuts, plus more for topping
1/3 cup large flake coconut, plus more for topping
1/3 cup raw cacao nibs, plus more for topping

For the ice cream, banana, milk, maca, lucuma, vanilla, walnut butter, stevia and cacao powder in a blender and blend until smooth, using the tamper to press the mixture into the blades. Stir in the 1/3 cup walnuts, coconut and cacao nibs.  Pour into glasses and top off with more walnuts, coconut and cacao nibs.  Serve!

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I am a vegan girl who loves to make healthier desserts and dishes with lots of veggies. Recipes are meant to be shared, that is why I started blogging!

  1. Fran
    August 29, 2015 at 03:13

    This maths stuff is getting more difficult! I only just scraped that one in (only have so many fingers and toes you know!) I recently saw a pudding like this one with zucchini in it. I wonder if you could add raw pureed zucchini to this? Could be one way of using up a huge harvest this season :)

    • August 29, 2015 at 12:31

      You probably could, just not too much or it will not be as creamy.

  2. Chad
    May 12, 2017 at 00:04

    That looks absolutely yummy!

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