Frozen banana recipes are something you definitely want to have in your dessert arsenal. They're great for a hot summer day, but you can’t beat how they taste even if it’s cold and wet outside. The best part is that they're super easy to make and they're a real crowd-pleaser that no one can turn down. Check out these tasty frozen banana recipes and you’ll see just what I mean.
1. Peanut Butter Chocolate
There's nothing like the combination of peanut butter and chocolate, but when you add the flavor of a banana, it’s heavenly. This is one of the best frozen banana recipes because it’s super simple and the taste can’t be beat.
4 peeled bananas, cut horizontally
1/3 cup peanut butter
8 ounces chopped semisweet baking chocolate
½ cup chopped roasted peanuts
8 frozen pop sticks
Insert one stick into each banana half, lay them on wax paper and freeze for 2 hours. Spread each banana half with peanut butter, then freeze for an additional 45 minutes. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler, then dip each banana into the melted chocolate, then roll each in the peanuts. Return to the freezer for 1 to 2 more hours.
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2. Dark Chocolate Banana Bites
If you prefer to eat your frozen bananas off a stick, this is the recipe for you. The great thing about eating frozen treats is that they take longer to eat so you can enjoy them without totally overdoing it.
3 ounces dark chocolate, melted
2 ripe bananas, cut into ¼-inch thick slices
Freeze the banana slices until firm. Insert a toothpick into each banana, then coat each slice with the melted chocolate. Arrange on parchment paper and return to the freezer until the chocolate is set.
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3. Banana Ice Cream
Everyone loves ice cream, but no one loves all the fat, calories and sugar that the average serving contains. This treat allows you to indulge in a way healthier way. You’re going to adore this tasty dessert.
1 ½ bananas, frozen
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 tablespoons cream
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Process the bananas in a blender until smooth like ice cream. Add the cocoa, cream and vanilla and puree until well blended.
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4. Yogurt and Banana Frozen Dessert
If you want something a bit more substantial than a couple bites of frozen banana, this is the recipe for you. It’s simple and delicious and is a great dessert to bring to a party.
¾ cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 box vanilla instant pudding
18 ounces French vanilla flavored yogurt
¼ cup milk
1 ½ cups thawed whipped topping
2 chopped bananas
3 tablespoons caramel
Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray. In a bowl, combine the crumbs, sugar and butter, then press them into the pan and freeze for 10 minutes. In another bowl, beat together the pudding mix, yogurt and milk for 1 minute on low speed. Fold in the whipped topping then the bananas. Pour the mixture into the crust, level and freeze for 3 hours. Thaw 15 minutes before serving.
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5. Strawberry Banana Chai Smoothie
Everyone loves a smoothie, right? This one is perfect for breakfast or just about anytime you want one.
2 bananas, frozen
¾ cup strawberries, frozen
2 cups milk
1 tablespoons chia seeds
½ scoop vanilla chai protein powder
Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth.
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6. Chocolate Covered Banana Pudding Pops
This is totally different than the same old frozen banana. You’re going to love how sweet and satisfying this yummy treat is. Just try not to eat them all. It’s hard!
1 package banana cream instant pudding mix
2 cups milk, very cold
½ cup mini chocolate chips
½ cup dark chocolate chips
¼ cup coconut oil
Whisk together the pudding and milk until it just begins to set. Add the mini chocolate chips and combine. Pour the mixture into a popsicle mold and freeze. Melt the dark chocolate with the coconut oil and pour into a tall glass. Dip the frozen banana pops into the chocolate and freeze again until set.
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7. Bailey’s Banana Colada
If you’re in the mood for something with a little bit of punch, this is it. This frozen concoction is creamy and delicious and has just the right bit of booze to make it totally worth the effort.
2 ounces Bailey’s
2 ounces pina colada mix
1 ounce dark rum
1 ounce cream of coconut
½ sliced banana
2 cups ice
Mix all the ingredients together in the blender. Top with whipped cream and a cherry.
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Do you love bananas? They're definitely one of my favorite fruits! Which one of these tasty treats will you make first?