Banana "Ice Cream"
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 4
Bananas are the only ingredient in this quick and easy frozen treat and yet it has the creamy texture of traditional ice cream. And you don't even need an ice cream maker.
  • Bananas, peeled and sliced (1-2 per serving)
  • Homemade ice cream cones, optional
  1. Place the sliced bananas into a Ziploc bag and freeze them for several hours until they are completely hard.
  2. Put the frozen banana slices into a stand-up mixer or a food processor.
  3. Beat the bananas on medium-high until they start to break into chunks.
  4. At this point, stir them with a spoon to see if they start mashing up and getting creamy.
  5. Continue beating them in the mixer or pulsing them in the food processor until they are creamy.
  6. Scoop the banana "ice cream" into bowls or homemade ice cream cones and serve it immediately.
  7. If you are using a stand-up mixer, you might need to add a dash of milk to help beat the bananas because without a blade they don't chop up as easily.
  8. For a slightly sweeter version, mix a dash of milk or cream and a dash of sugar (only about 1 Tbsp of each) into the bananas.
Recipe by Itsy Bitsy Foodies at