Banana “Ice Cream”

Frozen and pureed bananas have a smooth and creamy texture that will trick anybody into believing they are eating real ice cream
Banana "Ice Cream"

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for…. Bananas? That’s not usually how that cheer goes but this “ice cream” recipe requires just 1 ingredient: bananas! Frozen and pureed bananas make for a delectable ice cream substitute with no added sugar or fat. This is completely raw and vegan too! Adding a touch of freshly grated nutmeg and salt heightens the banana flavors and makes this recipe ultra crave-worthy.

To serve, I like to lightly sprinkle the ice cream with fleur de sel salt and serve along sliced regular bananas for a fancier presentation. 

2
Servings
206
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 very ripe bananas, cut into rounds and then frozen
  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 2 Teaspoons salt

Directions

In a blender, blend bananas, salt and nutmeg until very smooth. Eat immediately or pour into a loaf pan and freeze until harder. 

Banana Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Banana Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.8g
1.2%
Sugar
28g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1.3%
Protein
3g
5%
Carbs
53g
18%
Vitamin A
7µg
1%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
42.5%
Vitamin C
20mg
34%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
1.2%
Vitamin K
1µg
1%
Calcium
12mg
1%
Fiber
6g
24%
Folate (food)
46µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
46µg
12%
Iron
0.6mg
3.4%
Magnesium
62mg
16%
Niacin (B3)
2mg
8%
Phosphorus
51mg
7%
Polyunsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Potassium
829mg
24%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
9.9%
Sodium
538mg
22%
Zinc
0.3mg
2.3%