Instant Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

Soft and creamy instant no churn chocolate banana ice cream is knock your socks off good! This has a soft serve like creamy texture and is ready within 5 minutes. Peanut butter and chocolate add to the rich taste of this banana ice cream.

You have too many bananas at home? No problem, just peel and freeze them for a treat any time of the day. Frozen bananas are good for making quick smoothies, milkshakes and a yummy bowl of ice cream. You can make a lot of flavor combinations with the banana being the base.

My daughter loves chocolate ice cream and this chocolate banana ice cream is now her favorite. I am happy because it’s much healthier with no added refined sugar. If I have frozen bananas, I can make this banana ice cream in a blender within 5 minutes. I have added peanut butter to this recipe to add a nutty flavor and to make the ice cream creamier and increase protein content.

I usually make my own peanut butter at home. Check out our recipe for Homemade Peanut Butter with clear video instructions. Store bought peanut butter is full of sugar and other preservatives. But if you can’t make it at home then try the nut butter by Veeba. I recently discovered and immediately knew it’s far better than any other brands in the market. It’s less sweet, thicker and good in taste. This peanut butter banana ice cream is to die for.

Replace the milk in the recipe to make a Vegan Banana Ice Cream. This banana ice cream can be made in so many flavors and not just chocolate. You can add fruits, nuts and spices to make exciting flavors. The possibilities are endless. For banana recipes, check out the Banana Sushi and our Eggless Banana Pancakes.

This chocolate banana ice cream recipe is part of my ongoing series on “20+ Weight Gain Foods and Recipes”. If you also worry about your child’s weight then you must read our article, where you will see 20+ weight gain foods and also all the easy recipes made with all those ingredients. Here are some of our other recipes especially made for Weight Gain series:

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What can you do with old bananas?

You can use old Bananas in a variety of ways.

  • Bake healthy treats like banana bread, banana muffins, granola with banana, cookies with banana and so much more.
  • Freeze bananas like I did in this recipe and make a healthy and yummy ice creams in minutes.
  • Make a quick banana milk shake or a banana smoothie and other fruits or nut butters.
  • Indulge in a banana puddings or fry to make yummy sweet banana fritters.
  • Make amazing banana pancakes for breakfast or simply add them to your oatmeal.

Is there a healthy ice cream?

Banana ice cream made with frozen banana is the healthiest ice cream ever. No sweetener required and no dairy required. Add your own flavor combinations to make a perfectly yummy, smooth and soft ice cream.

How long do you have to freeze bananas for ice cream?

You have to peel and chop banana into bite size pieces. Store them in a zip lock bag or a container and freeze for at least 2 hours or overnight. You can keep frozen bananas in the fridge for a lot longer.

How many calories is in homemade banana ice cream?

If you are making ice cream with one banana, then somewhere around 105 calories.

How long can you keep a banana in the freezer?

If you peel and slice bananas then you can keep them in the freezer for three to four months and if you freeze unpeeled bananas then not more than two weeks.

Instant Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

A healthy, soft and creamy ice cream made with frozen bananas, chocolate and peanut butter

Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American, Indian
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Author Nandita

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium Banana Peeled sliced and frozen
  • 2 tbsp Peanut Butter
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence optional
  • 2-3 tbsp Milk Replace it with Almond or Coconut Milk to make it Vegan

Instructions

  1. Blend together frozen bananas, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Add vanilla essence if using.
  2. Add milk if the mixture is too dry. Add as much milk as required to bring a smooth consistency to the ice cream.
  3. Serve immediately.

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