Banana Ice-cream


When the sun comes out, everyone’s tastes buds start tingling for something cool and refreshing and the first thought that springs to mind is an ice-cream! So when you or your children are dairy and gluten free, and you fancy a treat, the options are somewhat limited. No ice-creams, no trips to the local ice-cream farm and a limited choice when you take a visit to your local ice-cream van!

Sorbets and ice lollies are all well and good, but lollies are often made with a dairy ingredient and, besides, that taste of a smooth and velvety ice-cream with a chocolate flake is something else all together!

This is where this recipe for banana ice-cream is a winner for all the family. It has the same consistency of a Mr Whippy, in that it is smooth and creamy, but it also looks like ice-cream and tastes delicious too! Not to mention that it is filled with icy, fruity goodness, is easy to make and only has one ingredient – bananas!

So when the sun shine beckons, make sure you stock up with bananas and enjoy watching your little ones eat ice-cream – a treat you thought they could never enjoy!


Ingredients

  • 4-6 very soft/brown bananas
  • Cacao nibs (dairy free chocolate chips) and/or marshmallows (optional)
  • A plastic sealable bag

Method

  • Simply peel and slice your bananas.
  • Place them in a bag and pop in the freezer for 6ish hours.
  • Take the sliced bananas out of the freezer and leave them for 5 mins at room temperature to thaw slightly.
  • Then pop them in a blender or use a hand mixer and whip the bananas up until they’re light and creamy.

 

For the ultimate treat, either sprinkle some cacao nibs or marshmallows and finish off with a drizzle of strawberry sauce.

Serve and enjoy!

 

HAVE A HAPPY TUMMY DAY ?

Georgina Hodge
Georgina Hodge
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My mission is to provide fun, easy and inspirational tips, ideas and recipes to a happy and healthy dairy and soya free way of life that everyone will love...

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2 Comments

JC
Reply September 17, 2015

This is fantastic. It is so hard saying 'no' to an ice cream for kiddies because it will make them poorly - and you have just allowed me to instead say 'yes' making us all happy so thank you.

Georgina Hodge
Georgina Hodge
Reply September 17, 2015

It certainly is yummy and so easy and quick to make too.

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