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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Homemade Banana Ice Cream


Hi!   Well, here we are again with ripey ripe bananas. What to do with them today….?  Maybe ice cream...?  Now that the days are getting warmer – well hotter, it really is time to pull out the ice cream maker.   I haven’t made banana ice cream before, but I do like bananas, and I do love ice cream, so let’s go…..

Ingredients:
1-1/2 cups heavy cream
3 Tablespoons sugar
3 ripe bananas (to purée)

Peel and cut each banana in half and place in a food processor.   Run on high until pureed. 

  
Add to the pureed bananas the sugar and cream.    Run on medium until smooth.


Pour the mixture into a medium size bowl, cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours. 

 
Then, transfer the whole mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.


The ice cream is, in my opinion best enjoyed when first made – it is the consistency of soft serve, and is smooth and delicious.  It can, however, be frozen for a harder chill and enjoyed that way as well.   We’ve actually had this batch in the freezer now for two days, and it is still yummy!

Enjoy !!!!!!



Link for the original recipe:  ICE CREAM RECIPES

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