One Ingredient Ice Cream (Banana Ice Cream)
recipe from http://laphemmephoodie.com/2011/09/one-ingredient-ice-cream.html and http://allieatfood.com/2011/09/22/one-ingredient-ice-cream/
Bananas (use atleast 2 or 3 for a small batch, if you are making a family-sized portion, I'd maybe freeze about 6 bananas)
*If you wish to jazz it up, have a few additional mix-ins such as vanilla extract, strawberries, chocolate, granola, etc. on hand.
|I've got the bananas, mommy, let's make me some ice cream!!|
Get a big bunch of bananas, make sure you have atleast 2-3 of them if making a small batch of the ice cream. If you have the freezer space, go ahead, peel, and cut up your bananas and place them on a baking pan as directed. Once they are completely frozen, pulse the chunks in a food processor for a bit until you get your soft serve looking ice cream treat!
Yummy note: If you don't have the room or space in your freezer, don't worry, freezing the bananas whole works well, too!
I'll admit, I often have hiccups in the kitchen.. I'm mean cooking and baking is like one big experiment half the time, right? Well, my first pass at this recipe wasn't as successful, however it still tasted great, just not the texture I was looking for...So lesson learned-- be patient :) I realized after I started pulsing the bananas that they were not as frozen as I had thought, so the kids and I got more of a banana pudding, than an ice cream.. haha. so I tossed the puree back into the freezer in a bowl and we got a hard set ice cream eventually.
So, yes, if you make a big batch of ice cream, you can refreeze it and save it for later and it still works fine.
I'm so excited I experimented with this ice cream recipe as my little guy can now enjoy a dairy-free ice cream treat! There's sure a lot of possibilities.. so try it out and you'll have to let me know what is your favorite way to make this banana ice cream treat.
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