Just Go Bananas (Soft Serve Ice Cream)

I’m a skeptic sometimes — well … a lot of times.

I also read a lot of blogs and a few weeks ago I saw this recipe on several websites. It claimed that you could blend frozen raw bananas into soft serve ice cream. I was immediately skeptical. I really thought the texture would be strange and I just didn’t believe it would work.

Good news! I was wrong and it does work! We made a small batch (bananas only) last week to see what it was like and tonight we added a few things and tried it again. Both times, the result was amazingly like soft serve ice cream and if you like bananas, it’s great! There are many recipes online, but I will share what we did tonight.

So here’s the ingredients — there are only three in our version. 

 

Bananas, Vanilla Bean and Honey

Bananas, Vanilla Bean and Honey

 

Here’s the recipe we used:

Three Frozen Bananas

2 Tablespoons of Honey

1/2 Vanilla Bean

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Directions: Add frozen bananas to food processor, scrape vanilla from the inside of 1/2 vanilla bean and add two tablespoons of honey. Blend until the consistency of soft serve ice cream. You may need to stop and scrape down the sides as you blend. 

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Add ice cream toppings and enjoy!

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In our second batch, we added honey. We think the honey made it better because it gets firm when it is mixed with the cold bananas.

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