Banana Ice Cream Recipe - 5 Easy Steps to Delicious Homemade Ice Cream

A banana ice cream recipe? Is that what you're looking for? I've got just the recipe for you! Great choice by the way! If you've never made this frozen treat before, banana ice cream is a great recipe to start out with! What if you don't have a maker? Don't worry!

Why? Because one of the main problems with making this homemade delicacy is that the end product can often turn out hard, rather than smooth and creamy. One of the "home remedies" to make this tasty treat softer is to add a little bit of banana to the recipe.

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When you make this homemade frozen treat, you definitely will be adding banana! The result? A smooth, creamy, hard-to-mess-up (though don't feel bad if you do!) batch of homemade heaven!

Banana Ice Cream Recipe - 5 Easy Steps to Delicious Homemade Ice Cream

Banana ice cream not only has a wonderful texture, it also has a delicious taste. This frozen treat tastes just like a banana split! So if you've got a love for banana splits, this recipe will definitely be a favorite!

Enough about this great flavor, it's time to make it yourself. I'll let you make the final decision on whether or not you like it!

What You'll Need

3/4 cup lowfat milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/8 - 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
3 - 4 medium bananas, very ripe
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla extract

What You'll Need to Do

Step One: Using a whisk or a hand mixer on low speed, mix milk, granulated sugar, and nutmeg. Continue mixing until sugar dissolves. (This will take 1-2 minutes.)

Step Two: Purree (or mash) bananas until they are pureed well. Add mashed bananas to the milk/sugar mixture.

Step Three: Chill banana mixture for at least one hour. Chilling the mixture will produce a smoother product in the end.

Step Four: Stir in heavy whipping cream and vanilla extract.

Step Five: Pour mixture into your maker and allow it to churn for about 25 - 30 minutes or according to the manufacturer's instructions!

Last and best of all, get out that spoon and enjoy!

You can spice up this delicious recipe in several different ways. About 5 minutes before your treat is done churning in your maker, you can add some of your favorite banana split toppings to the churning mixture!

This frozen treat is also great served "Sundae Style." Just get out your favorite sundae toppings and sundae sauces and make yourself the banana ice cream of your dreams!

Banana Ice Cream Recipe - 5 Easy Steps to Delicious Homemade Ice Cream

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