Which ice cream contains no sugar? Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Let’s face it we all love ice cream, but what about if all that sugar in ice cream makes you want to scream? Enter added sugar-free ice creams. But exactly which ice creams are added sugar-free? In this post, I will be presenting you with nine ice cream brands that are added sugar-free. Yes, added sugar-free! I have tried to make this as helpful as possible by putting the ice creams in the below table along with the sweeteners used and total sugar contents.
So, let’s dig in and find out which ice creams contain no sugar.
What Ice Creams Contain No Sugar?
As a general rule the following ice cream brands contain 0g of added sugar –
- Breyers No Sugar Added
- Edy’s No Sugar Added
- Keto Pints
- Nick’s Pint
- Simple Truth No Sugar Added
- Kroger No Added Sugar
- Signature Select No Added Sugar
- Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom
Summary Table – Ice Creams with No Sugar
Below is a summary table of all the different brands of sugar-free ice cream I go through in this post. For each entry, I list the alternative sweetener used as well as the added sugar content per 2/3 cup serving and total sugar content per 2/3 cup serving.
|Added Sugar-Free Ice Cream||Sweeteners Used||Added Sugar Content Per 2/3 Cup Serving||Total Sugar Content Per 2/3 Cup Serving|
|Rebel Ice Cream||Maltitol syrup, sucralose, and acesulfame potassium||0g||Erythritol, allulose, and monk fruit|
|Breyers No Sugar Added Ice Cream||Maltitol syrup, sucralose, and acesulfame potassium||0g||4g-5g|
|Edy’s No Sugar Added Ice Cream||Sucralose, maltitol, acesulfame potassium and sorbitol||0g||5g|
|Keto Pints Ice Cream||Erythritol, monk fruit, and steviol glycosides||0g||1g|
|Nick’s Pint Ice Cream||Allulose, erythritol, sorbitol, steviol glycosides, and monk fruit||0g||0g-3g|
|Simple Truth No Sugar Added Ice Cream||Inulin, allulose, maltitol, erythritol, steviol glycosides, and monk fruit||0g||1g|
|Kroger No Added Sugar Ice Cream||Maltitol, sucralose, and polydextrose||0g||5g-6g|
|Signature Select No Added Sugar Ice Cream||Sorbitol, maltitol, and sucralose||0g||4g|
|Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom Ice Cream||Maltitol, polydextrose, acesulfame potassium and sucralose||0g||5g-6g|
1. Rebel Ice Cream
If you are looking for a low-carb ice cream that is still made with full-fat dairy, then Rebel may be for you. There are 0g of added sugar in Rebel ice creams – instead, they are sweetened with erythritol, allulose, and monk fruit.
The total sugar content of Rebel’s ice creams is 0g-1g of sugar per 2/3 cup serving and the net carbs per pint are 4g-8g. Rebel ice cream comes in a huge variety of flavors.
2. Breyers No Sugar Added Ice Cream
Breyer’s No Sugar Added ice cream also contains 0g of added sugar, with the sweeteners being maltitol syrup, sucralose, and acesulfame potassium. The total sugar content is a bit higher than Rebel’s, coming in at 4g-5g of sugar per 2/3 cup serving.
There are just three Breyers No Sugar Added flavors to choose from vanilla, vanilla chocolate strawberry, and butter pecan.
3. Edy’s No Sugar Added Ice Cream
Edy’s No Sugar Added ice creams also have 0g of added sugar and a similar total sugar content per serving of 5g of sugar. The sweeteners used in Edy’s No Sugar Added ice cream are sucralose, maltitol, acesulfame potassium, and sorbitol.
There are just two flavors of Edy’s No Sugar Added ice cream but they are good ones – fudge tracks and vanilla.
4. Keto Pints Ice Cream
Next up is from a brand called Keto Pint. As you may have already guessed their sugar-free iced creams are keto. The sweeteners used are erythritol, monk fruit, and steviol glycosides and there is 1g of total sugar per serving.
Keto Pints come in an incredible selection of flavors – cake batter, sea salt caramel, peanut butter fudge swirl, peanut butter cup, mint fudge swirl, chocolate chip cookie dough, strawberry, butter pecan, cherry chip, triple chocolate brownie, black raspberry.
5. Nick’s Ice Cream
If a Swedish-style sugar-free ice cream sounds like your kind of thing, then you should definitely check out Nick’s. The sweeteners used in Nick’s are allulose, erythritol, sorbitol, steviol glycosides, and monk fruit. There are 0g-3g of total sugar per 2/3 cup serving of Nick’s.
Some of the flavors that contain 0g of total sugar are s’mores, vanilla, and peppermint.
6. Simple Truth No Sugar Added Ice Cream
Okay Kroger shoppers, I have some very good news for you. Kroger carries, not 1, but 2 own brand sugar-free ice creams. The first is under their Simple Truth brand. This Simple Truth No Sugar Added Ice Cream is sweetened with inulin, allulose, maltitol, erythritol, steviol glycosides, and monk fruit, and there are 0g of added sugar (duh – the clue is in the name) and 1g of total sugar per 2/3 cup serving.
This added sugar-free ice cream comes in the 3 classic flavors of choc chip, mint chip, and vanilla.
7. Kroger No Sugar Added Ice Cream
The other Kroger added sugar-free ice cream is under the Kroger brand. It is deluxe churned and also comes in three flavors – this time it’s vanilla, peanut butter fudge swirl, and chocolate. This ice cream’s total sugar content is slightly higher than the Simple Truth brand at 5g-6g of total sugar, but the flip side is it contains fewer sweeteners. It only uses five different sweeteners.
8. Signature Select No Added Sugar Ice Cream
If Albertsons is your grocery store of choice, then you will be pleased to know that Albertsons also carry their own added sugar-free ice cream under their Signature Select brand. There are 4g of total sugar per serving and the sweeteners used are sorbitol, maltitol, and sucralose. This added sugar-free ice cream comes in just two flavors, but they are good ones – vanilla and butter pecan.
Interestingly enough vanilla and butter pecan are often lower-sugar ice cream flavors – you can read more about it here in the post I wrote – What Is The Average Amount Of Sugar In Ice Cream?
9. Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom Ice Cream
The final entry on this list is an ice cream from the Blue Bunny brand, specifically an ice cream from their Sweet Freedom range. Now Blue Bunny’s Sweet Freedom ice cream only comes in two flavors – vanilla and double strawberry swirl. There are no added sugars in the Sweet Freedom range and 5g-6g of total sugar per serving.
The sweeteners used are maltitol, polydextrose, acesulfame potassium, and sucralose.
What Ice Cream Is Lowest In Sugar?
The following ice cream brands make ice creams that contain 0g of added sugar and are also very low in total sugar (0g-3g per 2/3 cup serving).
- Simple Truth No Sugar Added Ice Cream
- Keto Pints
Which Ice Creams Contain No Sugar? – The Final Bite
Which ice creams contain no sugar? What have we learned from the above? Well, first whilst no added sugar ice creams may not contain any added sugar, they all tend to contain a lot of different sweeteners. If you are looking for the lowest sugar dairy ice cream available, then your best option is Rebel ice cream which contains 0-1g of total sugars and comes in a huge host of different flavors. Finally, always make sure to double-check the nutritional label. Just because something contains no added sugar does not mean it is sugar-free. This is especially the case for dairy ice creams. As you can see from the list above some of the dairy ice creams still contained up to 6g of sugar depending on the brand (despite having no added sugar). This is still an amazingly low sugar content for a sweet treat like ice cream, but it is just something to watch out for and be aware of.
Ingredients and/or manufacturing processes may change. Always double-check ingredient lists and nutritional information before purchasing any food items.
WANT TO FIND MORE LOW SUGAR OPTIONS?
Do you want to learn about some other low-sugar options at your favorite coffee chains, fast food, or restaurant joints, or just while you are shopping for groceries? If you do, then check out some of my other articles below: