Introduction: 1-ingredient Ice Cream
This ice cream recipe is almost too good to be believed - so rich, creamy and luscious, you'd never know it's fat-free, dairy-free, and with no added sugar or preservatives, is even good for you!
It only takes one ingredient to make this dreamy dessert - can you guess what it is?? (without looking at the next step)
You may argue that without dairy, this has no place being called "ice cream." But I challenge you to try this recipe, and tell me it doesn't taste EXACTLY like ice cream! Prepare to be amazed.
Thanks to everyone who pointed out the link to thekitchn's great post on this time-honored recipe!
Step 1: Ingredients
Did you guess our secret ingredient?
I find bananas that have turned brown work best for this. You may already peel and freeze your bananas for smoothies or breads or dipping in chocolate. Now you can use them to make this luscious ice cream in no time at all!
Step 2: Blend to Perfection
At first, the bananas resist the blending.
Chop them up a few at a time, adding more bit by bit. They'll reach that nice chunky stage that you can use in smoothies. But you're not done yet! Keep that blender running for another 3-4 minutes, and watch in amazement as what you once saw as frozen bananas turn into a rich, creamy, silky blend.
Step 3: Enjoy!
For the first go-round, try this recipe as-is.
Thereafter, feel free to consider this a blank canvas for all of your ice cream dreams.
Try adding honey, chocolate syrup, maple syrup, peanut butter, flavored extracts, or additional frozen fruits! Go to town, and make sure you share your favorite remixes in the comments!
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