Best vegan ice creams: Our pick of the top dairy-free treats

Whether you’re nuts about peanut butter, a total chilled chocoholic or after a nostalgic, traditional vanilla, the best vegan ice creams should give you the sweet, creamy fix that you’re craving in just one lick.

Supermarkets now offer an extensive selection of dairy-free delights, with an array of tubs on the freezer shelves – but which ones really melt in the mouth? Here our pick of the top tubs you can buy from your local store – some are even low-cal, too…

Best vegan ice creams
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Halo Top

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Halo Top Non-Dairy Peanut Butter Cup Low Calorie Ice Cream, £5, ocado.com

This is a big peanutty hit with only 320 cals per tub. See halotop.co.uk for stockists and the full range of flavours.

Swedish Glace

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Swedish Glace Cinnamon Toffee Sauce & Hazelnut Pieces, £3.50, waitrose.com

Smooth almond ice cream with a sticky lick of caramel. We defy you to stop at one scoop.

Booja-Booja

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Hunky Punky Chocolate, from £5.49, boojabooja.com

Vegan chocolate heaven in just four organic ingredients: water, agave syrup, cashew nuts and cocoa powder.

Jude’s

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Jude’s Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream, £4.50, sainsburys.co.uk

An utterly moreish low-cal chocolate ice from the chic dairy brand. See judes.co.uk for more info.

Coconuts Naturally

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Rum & Raisin, from £5.29, coconutsnaturally.com

Award-winning beauty laced with boozy fruit. See the Coconuts Naturally website for stockists and more flavours, including mint choc chip and coconut caramel.

Northern Bloc

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Vegan Madagascan Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream, £5.25, selected Co-op stores

A rich, true vanilla. Find stockists and full range of flavours at northern-bloc.com.

And to serve your scoops… Askeys Natural Colour Waffle Cones

£1, tesco.com. Or, to make your own black cones, check out a recipe idea here (the secret ingredient is usually charcoal!).

Vegan ice creams chosen by the YOU food team