Banana, PNB & J Ice Cream

Banana PNB & J Ice Cream 1

Looks can be deceiving! This ice cream isn’t made from a traditional heavy custard – it’s made from fruit!

Frozen bananas, when blitzed, yield a wonderful creamy texture. For this dessert I have paired the bananas with peanut butter and raspberry jam but bananas also work well with chocolate, almonds, cinnamon, and honey. I will be trying a version with Nutella next!

So before those bananas in the fruit bowl turn completely black, peel, slice, and bag them. Store them in the freezer until you are ready for a healthy fruity ice cream fix.

Banana, PNB & J Ice Cream

4 very ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup raspberry jam

To serve
decorated waffle cone
fresh slices of banana
toasted peanuts

Place the frozen banana slices into a food processor or blender.
Blitz until smooth and creamy. Add the peanut butter and blitz again. The consistency is like a very soft soft-serve ice cream and may be eaten straight away if you prefer.
Layer the banana and peanut butter ice cream in a container with some jam.
Swirl and smooth over. Place in the freezer to firm up.

I opted to upgrade some store bought waffle cones to serve this treat in; entirely optional but highly recommended. Each cone has about 5g dark chocolate and about 1 tsp chopped, toasted peanuts.

To serve, fill a waffle cone with slices of fresh banana and scoops of the ice cream. Top with peanuts.

Banana PNB & J Ice Cream


3 thoughts on “Banana, PNB & J Ice Cream

  1. I like banana ice cream but I’ve never put peanut butter and jelly in it. John rolls his eyes when I have peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch. “Kids food, Maureen!” Ha! I’m a kid at heart and I would love this ice cream!

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