Finding a dessert that can curb your sweet and salty cravings can be difficult to find. Our pull to find something that satisfies both can create some really strange experimentations of food combinations. Some worth it, others, not so much…
But, many struggle with the battle of not wanting to overindulge, or they are limited by a dietary requirement that often prevents them from indulging in the first place.
You deserve to be able to relax a little and enjoy a sweet treat now and then. We’ve put together the ultimate list of sweet and salty dessert recipes.
The following posts give you the 10 best maple bacon coconut milk ice cream recipes. Each recipe can be adapted to suit your preferences so feel free to switch up the ingredients.
Each recipe also includes its twist and many cater to a variety of dietary requirements for all to enjoy!
Spruce Eats offers a quick and easy no-churn ice cream recipe for you to make a delicious sweet treat with little to no hassle.
This recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. With the sweetness of real maple syrup, candied bacon, and vanilla mixed with the natural salty taste of the bacon.
All you need for this recipe is a hand mixer or even a whisk will do. This recipe is so simple, you can make it at home in a matter of minutes.
This recipe also includes some helpful tips on how to make your ice cream even better. This recipe can also be made with coconut milk.
This recipe is a great choice for a quick and delicious dessert. The recipe is simple and the instructions are clear and easy to follow.
This recipe serves 4 and only takes 20 minutes to prepare.
TJ’s Taste offers a delectable dessert. This recipe is a mix of chewy saltiness and frozen sweetness. This recipe contains the perfect combination of maple syrup and bacon.
This recipe is a great choice for a sweet treat especially if you’re looking for something to cool you down. This recipe is ideal if you’re looking for a homemade dessert for yourself or you’re looking to make something amazing for an occasion.
This recipe contains vegetable glycerin and xanthan gum for a creamier texture and added sweetness. This recipe also uses alternative milk for an extra smooth texture and an added hint of nuttiness. This recipe can also be made with coconut milk.
This recipe is really simple and easy to follow and make. It serves 8 and only takes 30 minutes to make.
Civilized caveman offers a maple bacon ice cream recipe with a twist. This recipe contains fresh smoked bacon with pure maple syrup and coconut milk. The use of coconut milk adds to creating a thick creamy texture and the coconut adds a fresh and nutty taste.
This recipe is incredibly simple. It only contains ingredients and the instructions are easy to follow. This recipe is ideal if you’re looking for a rich, yet simple recipe.
This recipe serves 3 and takes a total of 40 minutes, 10 minutes preparation time, and 30 minutes cooking time.
Tofurky offers a vegan-friendly maple bacon ice cream recipe. But, how can bacon be vegan friendly you ask? This recipe breaks down all the barriers by putting together a combination of vegan ingredients that make the most delicious vegan maple bacon ice cream.
This recipe contains chunks of smoked and caramelized tempeh bacon (Tofurky’s vegan alternative) combined with thick scoops of coconut milk caramel.
This recipe is a great choice if you follow a vegan diet, or if you are looking for a guilt-free sweet treat. This recipe would definitely wow a crowd.
This recipe offers simple ingredients and easy instructions to follow. It serves 8.
Fragrant Vanilla offers a sweet frozen treat. This recipe offers ultimate sweetness with an added salty crunch. This recipe is sweet and creamy with bursts of flavor and a smooth texture.
This recipe offers ultimate luxury with layers topped with pecans and a host of delicious treats stacked on top of a creamy, nutty base.
This recipe is vegan friendly and contains vegan alternatives as well as suggestions of which brands to use.
This is a great recipe if you’re looking for a vegan-friendly dessert for an occasion. This recipe makes 2-3 ice cream sundaes.
Fried Dandelion offers a delicious sweet and salty maple bacon ice cream recipe that is vegan, soy-free, and gluten-free.
This recipe is a stand-out summertime special. Containing shredded coconut and delicious chunks of salty coconut bacon topped with walnuts all on a bourbon maple base. This recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and savory.
This recipe includes a unique blend of spices and ingredients to create a sticky and delicious bacon alternative.
This recipe is simple and easy to follow. It serves 4 and takes 20 minutes to prepare, 18 minutes to cook, and 20 minutes to churn.
Vegan Moss offers a sweet and sticky maple bacon ice cream recipe with a cashew base. This recipe makes a delicious dessert or breakfast bowl if you can’t wait until dinner.
This recipe is one that you will have to plan ahead of time as it includes soaking the cashews for at least 4 hours. However, this recipe is completely worth the wait.
Made with vegan bacon bits and hemp milk and cashew base, this recipe is completely vegan friendly, making for a guilt-free vegan treat. This recipe can also be made with coconut milk.
This recipe is super easy to make and simple to follow. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare and the rest of the time includes soaking and chilling so you don’t have to lift a finger.
Sondi Bruner offers a smoky maple bacon ice cream recipe. Using tempeh and coconut milk as bacon and milk alternatives, this recipe is allergy friendly as it is dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and refined sugar-free, allowing for a guilt-free treat that everyone can enjoy.
This recipe contains tempeh which is used as a bacon alternative. It is seasoned with delicious ingredients to give it a distinctive salty taste and crispy texture. This paired with sweet maple syrup and creamy coconut milk makes for the perfect combination.
This recipe is a great choice if you have a dietary restriction, as it considers and caters to many dietary requirements. This recipe, unlike so many dietary desserts, adds more flavor rather than takes it away, making it a great recipe to indulge in.
This recipe is simple and easy to follow. It serves 2 and only takes 10 minutes to prepare and 10 minutes to cook.
Cave Girl Cuisine offers a delicious paleo-friendly maple syrup, bacon, and chocolate ice cream recipe.
This recipe contains a coconut milk base mixed with sweet honey, a hint of bitterness from the cacao powder, and a pinch of coffee and cinnamon. The nitrate-free bacon slices offer an added saltiness to balance out the flavors.
This heavenly dessert is a paleo dream and a delicious guilt-free sweet treat. This recipe contains minimal ingredients as it is easy to follow. It serves 2 making it an ideal date night treat and only takes 2 hours to prepare and make.
Essential Omnivore offers a rich banana ice cream recipe topped with salted bacon fudge sauce. This recipe is a great way to rescue those brown bananas in your fruit bowl and to give them a new lease of life.
This recipe contains an ice cream base of creamy coconut milk and frozen bananas for a smooth and creamy texture.
The salted bacon fudge contains 70% dark chocolate making for a rich indulgence with an added sweetness of maple syrup and a hint of bacon from the bacon fat.
This recipe offers a combination of flavors that will dance on your tastebuds. This recipe is simple and easy to make and follow, making it a quick dessert choice. Serving 2, this recipe makes the perfect date night dessert.
This recipe only takes 10 minutes to prepare and make.