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Easiest Banana Ice Cream

Easiest Banana Ice Cream

125 Ratings
125 Ratings
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Makes: 3 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

What should you do with over-ripe bananas? Don't toss them! Freeze them and then throw them in the blender to make this delicious and creamy frozen dessert.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 bananas (can use 2-3 bananas)
  • 3 tablespoons 1% milk
  • chocolate syrup (optional)

Directions

1. When bananas have become very ripe, peel and slice them into medium size round pieces. Place on a plastic wrap covered baking sheet and put in freezer overnight.
2. Place frozen bananas in a food processor or blender with a small splash of milk (not over 1/4 cup total).
3. Pulse food processor or blender until bananas begin to break up. They will be tiny balls of bananas at this point.
4. Using a spoon or rubber spatula, scrape down the banana mixture. Continue running the food processor until the mixture is smooth and creamy. This may take a few minutes. The ice cream will look and tasted like soft serve ice cream when finished.
5. Serve in an ice cream cone or in a small bowl with a small ribbon of chocolate syrup on top (optional).
 

Notes

Learn more about bananas.

Source:

Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/3 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 94
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Carbohydrates 23 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 13 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 24 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 375 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 94
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrates 23 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 13 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 24 mg
Potassium 375 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Copper 78 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 28 mg
Phosphorus 36 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 12 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 9 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 20 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 12 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 3/4 cups

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This was quick to make and had a nice consistency. I think it might need some salt and vanilla for more flavor.
12/23/15
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