Pineapple Whip | Homemade Dole Whip

Guys, we are in for a treat! This Pineapple Whip recipe is made with only three ingredients, and it’s a healthier copycat version of everyone’s favorite Dole Whip from Disney. And the best part? You can make it at home whenever you want!

My kids love going to Disney World and believe me when I tell you that we’ve tried and done many things -and one thing we keep going back for in a warm afternoon is for the famous Dole Whip.

homemade pineapple whip dole whip

Apparently, I”m not the only one that loves it. In the summer, there are rumors that the line is long and people wait like an hour?! Woah. Good thing that at home, I don’t have to wait for the magic of this tropical dessert to kick in.

It tastes, looks, and feels just like our favorite Dole Whip but it’s different because this frozen treat is made with all-natural ingredients, frozen pineapple, coconut milk, and honey!

coconut milk and pineapple

For this recipe, I don’t recommend using light coconut milk, you’ll need the full-fat stuff so you can get a creamy, fluffy whip!

Plus it is so EASY to make! You throw all the ingredients into a blender, blend, freeze, eat, and repeat! This could definitely be called Pineapple Nice Cream since it’s practically ice cream but good for you and requires no churning!

Now, if you have an ice cream maker, just pour the mixture in there and let it run for 15 minutes and serve. Easy peasy!

pineapple and coconut milk in blender

Of course this “ice cream” is a winner with my kids and their friends. It’s the perfect treat to cool them, and me, off on a hot day! Plus it’s the better-for-you version of ice cream and it’s dairy-free.

pineapple ice cream

This recipe is so good it even made it in my cookbook the Best Homemade Kids Snacks on the Planet which is an entire book devoted to the making of healthy, easy and amazing snacks. Yes, I take snack making seriously.

This easy summer treat tastes just like Disney’s Dole Whip with a lot less sugar and real-food ingredients. With pineapple being the #1!

pineapple coconut ice cream

You could also make this with frozen strawberries, blueberries, or mango like these Mango Freeze Popsicles! SO GOOD! Which reminds me, you can also freeze it!

What’s one of your favorite summertime treats? 

Pineapple Whip | Homemade Dole Whip

  • Author: Laura Fuentes


  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple
  • 14 ounce can full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey (optional)


  1. In a blender, combine the crushed pineapple, coconut milk, and maple syrup if using. Blend until smooth. Continue to blending, increasing the power to high for 1 minute.
  2. Pour the mixture into a 9 x 5-inch pan and freeze for 4 to 6 hours or until frozen. Use an ice cream scoop to serve.


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 186
  • Fat: 14.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.6g
  • Protein: 1.8g
July 11, 2018

Leave a Reply 11 comments

Amy - July 12, 2018 Reply

I love the concept … but 14+ grams of fat in one serving?? That’s too steep for me.

    Laura Fuentes - July 15, 2018 Reply

    You could use low-fat canned coconut milk but the texture is not the same.

AmyK - July 15, 2018 Reply

Can’t wait to try this! We’re a very active family & not at all afraid of healthy fats 🙂 thinking I might try churning it in my ice cream maker…

    Laura Fuentes - July 16, 2018 Reply

    I’ve done that and it’s wonderful. The recipe is for those that don’t have an ice cream maker but if you do, 15min and you’re good to go!

Rose - July 15, 2018 Reply

I’m Keto so I’m going to try it with blueberries. Love the high fat. Going to recommend this to all my Keto groups. Thanks

    Laura Fuentes - July 16, 2018 Reply

    Thanks Rose! Enjoy

Heather - July 15, 2018 Reply

This looks amazing! Thx for sharing. As for the full fat, I’m not bothered. It’s plant based and I don’t eat 14g of fat for dessert every day. Besides, isn’t there new nutritional science that says dietary cholesterol may not be to blame for cholesterol in the blood?

Lesley - July 20, 2018 Reply

Is it canned crushed pineapple or frozen chunks that you used?

    Laura Fuentes - July 26, 2018 Reply

    I always use fresh pineapple or frozen chunks. In a pinch, you can use canned.

      Sarah - September 2, 2018 Reply

      I was confused by this also. I saw the pictures but your recipe said crushed pineapple so I assumed canned. If using frozen, is it serve immediately?

        Laura Fuentes - September 2, 2018 Reply

        When I use frozen, I still like to place it in the freezer for a bit since the consistency is more like a smoothie. You’ll also need to thaw them out a bit so you can get it through the blender.

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