When it comes to desserts nothing beats topping it off with a fresh homemade whipped topping! But for those that need to be a little more health conscious the next best thing is Coconut Whipped Cream! This is completely paleo friendly! It’s the Paleo whipped topping for desserts! And it still tastes absolutely amazing!
Paleo Coconut Whipped Cream
With the husband needing to eat gluten free, we have dusted off our favorite paleo recipes to keep foods within his dietary restrictions yet still full of flavor that the entire family enjoys!
One thing I absolutely love about this coconut whipped cream is that it is only 3 simple ingredients. It is super easy to make. And is perfect for anyone that needs to stay away from dairy!
Not to mention the coconut milk offers a delicious dessert flavor. Don’t like coconut? Don’t worry it isn’t a strong flavor. It is very light hint of a coconut flavor.
- 1 can Full fat Coconut Milk (chilled)
- 2 Tablespoons Pure Maple Syrup
- 1/2 Tablespoon Lime Juice
- Place solid coconut milk (not the liquid) in chilled bowl
- Whisk until stiff peaks form
- Add in Maple syrup and lime juice
- Continue to whip until well blended.
- Serve immediately
When it comes to picking out ingredients, I found the Taste of Thai full fat coconut milk works fantastic! It separates perfectly and it has the best flavor and smooth texture. Other cans of coconut milk I have tried have a more grainy texture and the flavors aren’t the same.
You need the can of full fat coconut milk to sit in the fridge at least over night. This will make the coconut milk harden at the top and separate. When you mix up this coconut whipped topping you want to use only the solid coconut cream and not the coconut water underneath.
You will also want to chill the mixing bowl and whisk in the freezer for 10 minutes beforehand. This is the trick to making sure that you get stiff peaks just like regular whipped dessert topping. If the bowl and whisk aren’t cold the coconut whipped cream will still taste great, it just won’t have the same stiff peaks.
Once whipped up, this is the perfect topping for any dessert! Or to follow along with a healthier appeal, we like to dip fresh fruit like strawberries into this coconut whipped cream! It is light, fluffy and has a great flavor.
I also love to use this Coconut Whipped cream with our Paleo Strawberry Shortcake to complete the dish!
This Coconut Whipped Cream also goes perfectly with many of the paleo dessert recipes in the Make it Paleo (Referral link) cookbook.
It is one of my favorite Paleo cookbooks! And they have a great collection of baked desserts that pair perfectly with a light coconut whipped cream!
What would you dip in our coconut whipped cream?