Who knew bananas would work as such a super base for a healthy ice-cream treat. No trekking to the shops - this is made with food you probably have at home and it's ready in minutes.

Ingredients

Who knew bananas would work as such a super base for a healthy ice-cream treat. No trekking to the shops – this is made with food you probably have at home and its ready in minutes.

  • 2 bananas frozen
  • 250g frozen strawberries

Optional Additions:

  • Optional: 1/2 tsp vanilla  – lovely if you have it!
  • Optional:100g  yogurt ( any yogurt is fine – plain, vanilla, greek, soya, goats, strawberry etc)
  • Optional: 50mls cream / coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp honey

Food Styling:

  • Pink Candy Melts
  • Freeze-dried Strawberries

Equipment

  • Knife
  • Chopping board
  • Freezer bag & Freezer
  • Small food processor
  • spatula / spoon to scoop out
  • Food Styling
  • Ice lolly moulds
  • Microwave & bowl

Method

Who knew bananas would work as such a super base for a healthy ice-cream treat. No trekking to the shops – this is made with food you probably have at home and its ready in minutes.

They make the perfect base for ice-cream, don’t have an overpowering taste and makes creamy, rich ice cream thanks to its high pectin content.

Also for all you Mom’s & Dad’s who are doing a great job with allergies this recipe can be vegan, gluten-free, dairy-allergic, and has no added sugar diet.

  1. Peel, chop and freeze the banana in a freezer bag for at least 2 hours
  2. Blitz the bananas, strawberries and other optional ingredients you may have chosen in the food processor until smooth. 
  3. Pour into ice lolly moulds and set for 1 - 2 hours in the freezer.
  4. When frozen - melt the candy melts in the microwave and dip the ice lolly in and sprinkle on some freeze-dried raspberries.
  5. For soft serve - just scoop out of food processor and enjoy. For a scoopable ice-cream pop back in the freezer bag in the freezer for about an hour or two.