This post teaches you how to make sweet-tooth satisfying banana nice cream. It includes lots of tips and tricks to help you to be as successful as possible at making homemade nice cream with a delicious, creamy texture. A bunch of fun flavor ideas are included too, like vanilla, mocha and strawberry!
Freeze: Peel and chop bananas into chunks. Lay in a single layer on a parchment-lined plate. Freeze until solid (at least 2 hours).
Blend: Allow bananas to thaw for 5 minutes, then transfer to a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth, scraping down sides and adding a splash of milk as needed.
Flavor: Optionally add ingredients to make your chosen flavor (see ideas above).
Serve: Serve as is from the blender for a soft serve consistency. For a firmer texture, transfer to a deep dish and freeze for 30 minutes, until firm.
VanillaNice Cream: Use the base recipe below, adding 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and a pinch of salt.TropicalNice Cream: Use 3 frozen bananas, 1/2 cup frozen mango, and 1/2 cup frozen pineapple. Instead of using milk to blend, add a splash of orange or pineapple juice.MochaNice Cream: Use the base recipe below, adding 2 Tbsp cocoa powder, 1 tsp instant coffee, and a handful of chocolate chips.StrawberryNice Cream: Use 3 frozen bananas and 1 cup frozen strawberries (or cherries!)Raspberry BasilNice Cream: Use 3 frozen bananas and 1 cup frozen raspberries, adding 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil.