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2-Ingredient Nana Ice Cream; Banana-Almond Butter Scoop


banana ice cream



I love ice cream but try to avoid buying it outside, for the fear of adding calories. Who does not love creamy, butter ice cream? No one, I am sure.

I try to make it at home, with minimal sugar and cream.

Now I am presenting to you ice cream in a new avatar :)

This scoop uses just 2 ingredients - almond butter and chilled banana!

Now let's go to the recipe.
Before making this super quick ice cream, we will need to make almond butter.

banana ice cream

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Let's make almond butter first.
Ingredients

Almonds- 18-20
Oil- 1/4 tsp (or I added a few drops)
Cinnamon powder, elaichi (green cardamom) - you may increase the types of spices as per your choice


Procedure

  • It's super easy to churn out almond butter. Since I was making it for the first time, I took just a few almonds. You may increase the amount of almonds, as per the desired amount.
  • Dry roast almonds for a few minutes. Keep stirring so that you do not end up burning them too much.
  • Next let them cool down.
  • Then take a grinder and grind roasted almonds along with cinnamon and elaichi.
  • Once almonds are powdered, add oil and give it more churns in the grinder.
  • Be patient enough to keep grinding the stuff, as this will take a few minutes.
  • Keep churning until you get a greased almond butter :) That's it!!
  • I tasted it at this moment, and it was yum!! Control the temptation to taste it; else, you will be left with no almond butter.

Now let's make banana-almond butter scoop/ice cream. For that, you will need chilled bananas. Since I was making a small amount, I took just one banana.
banana almond butter ice cream
banana kulfi


Ingredients
1 ripe banana
1 tbsp almond butter (add more to increase the buttery/creamy taste)
Honey as per your taste...I added just a couple of drops

Procedure

  1. Slice banana into small pieces. Keep them in zip lock bags in a freezer. I kept the banana as a whole. But better to peel off the skin, cut into pieces and then freeze. You will get a better texture for your ice cream.
  2. Run the chilled banana pieces into the food processor. 
  3. When you get the creamy texture, add almond butter & honey and run the grinder again until you get the silky smooth texture.
  4. Garnish with almond flakes. Chill if you want.
  5. I kept it in freezer for 3-4 hours.
  6. Enjoy healthiest banana ice cream.


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