Frozen Banana Dessert

frozen banana dessert frozen banana dessert with chopped nutsApparently 1.4 million bananas are thrown away every day! How many of them are yours?

I usually make banana bread or banana and oatmeal muffins with my old bananas but when I saw this recipe for banana icecream I started putting my over-ripe bananas in the freezer straight away!

A few weeks later when I had enough bananas in the freezer, I discovered that the blitzing process is made a lot easier if you slice the bananas quite thinly before you freeze them, and let them thaw slightly before turning the processor on!

So far, we’ve had just plain banana, and some topped with chopped nuts & everyone has loved them – next time we’re going to try making lollies!

Frozen Banana Dessert

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 3 large, very ripe bananas – peeled, cut into thin slices and then frozen
  • 0.5 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.5 tsp vanilla extract

optional extras

  • fresh fruit, chopped
  • chocolate chips
  • coconut flakes
  • nuts or seeds


  1. Let bananas soften at room temperature for about five minutes.
  2. Blitz bananas, cinnamon and vanilla in a blender until smooth and creamy, this may take a few minutes.
  3. Pour into bowl, top with extras and serve immediately, or add to your favorite ice-lolly molds and freeze for later.


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Posted in 2014, Pudding, Snacks, Vegan, Vegetarian
One comment on “Frozen Banana Dessert
  1. Tony says:

    Great idea about freezing the overripe bananas. I actually clicked on this item to suggest that to you. Bananas are wonderful food. It’s a shame how people waste them.

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