Banana ice cream

Two scoops of ice cream with banana slices
Recipe credit

University of Minnesota Extension Department of Family, Health and Wellbeing

About this recipe

Serving size
1/2 cup
Time to make
15 minutes preparation; 3 hours or more wait time
Special criteria


  • 6 bananas


  1. Peel bananas and put in freezer.
  2. Wait for bananas to freeze (three hours or more) then remove.
  3. Place bananas in a food processor for about five minutes.
  4. Take out of the processor and enjoy.

Tips and variations

  • Add fruits such as strawberry, blueberry, or raspberry for a sweet recipe or something savory like canned cooked beans, peanut butter, or jalapeños for a richer flavor.
  • This is a great recipe to make when you have extra bananas or bananas are on sale. Stick any extra bananas in the freezer and prepare the ice cream whenever you want a healthy treat.

Nutritional info

Total fat
0.4 g
Saturated fat
0.1 g
0 mg
1 mg
Total carbohydrates
27 g
Dietary fiber
3.1 g
1.3 g
Total sugar
14.4 g