Banana-Chocolate Chip “Ice Cream”
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Frozen banana pieces process into a delicious silky mixture with the consistency of soft-serve ice cream.
banana(s)4 large, ripe
vanilla extract½ tsp
semi-sweet chocolate chips¼ cup(s)
sliced almonds2 Tbsp, toasted
- Peel bananas; cut into 1-inch chunks and place in zip-close plastic freezer bag. Seal and freeze until frozen solid, at least 2 to 3 hours.
- Place bananas in food processor; puree, scraping down sides with rubber spatula. Add vanilla and pulse to combine. Transfer to bowl and stir in chocolate chips. Sprinkle each serving with 11⁄2 teaspoons toasted almonds. Serve immediately, or for firmer texture or to make ahead, transfer blended mixture into container and freeze until ready to serve; allow to soften for about 10 minutes at room temperature.
- Serving size: 1⁄2 cup “ice cream” and 11⁄2 teaspoons almonds