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3 Ingredient Soft-Serve

The easiest, healthiest, creamiest plant-based ice cream we've ever made! All you need is 3 ingredients and a food processor.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes
Yield: Makes 4 Double Scoop Servings

Notes:

You'll want to use over-ripe bananas for this recipe. They should have brown spots, but not be black on the inside. Break the bananas into thirds, and place them in an airtight container in your freezer. It's best to put them in there the day before so that they're well and truly frozen!

We've included 3 flavour variations below the main recipe: Chocolate, Cin-Almond and Strawberries and Cream. There are plenty more combinations you can try using a variety of frozen fruits, chopped nuts and flavour extracts. Experiment away!

For the Soy-Free Version: Use rice or almond milk in place of soy.

Ingredients:

  • 3 very ripe bananas, frozen solid
  • 1/2 cup plant-based milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp alcohol-free vanilla extract

Instructions:

Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. (You'll need to scrape down the sides every once in a while to make sure everything gets mixed properly.) 

Serve immediately in bowls with your favourite toppings. If there's extra ice cream left over, transfer to an airtight container and store it in the freezer.

 

Flavour Variations

 

Chocolate: Replace vanilla extract with 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder. Prepare as above.

Cin-Almond: Use almond milk for the liquid. Add 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon to the food processor with the other ingredients. Prepare as directed. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon of chopped toasted almonds.

Strawberries & Cream: Add 2/3 cup of chopped frozen strawberries and 1 tablespoon of cashew butter to the food processor with the other ingredients. Prepare as directed.