Even though winter is blasting its arctic chill through the air, sometimes a cold, smooth, creamy, chocolatey treat is desired. So what does one use to make a dairy free dessert without coconut, almond, or soy? Bananas of course!! This simple recipe is one of my favorites; I hope you find it delightfully satisfying.
Cocoa Banana “Ice Cream”
1 frozen banana (break in half or slice before freezing)
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
Dash of ground cinnamon
Dash of cayenne pepper
- Place frozen banana in food processor and blend to break up.
- Add cocoa powder, cinnamon and cayenne pepper.
- Blend until smooth and creamy.
- Serve in bowl sprinkled with cocoa nibs.
Optional: blend in 1 tablespoon of your favorite natural nut butter for added protein.
Food for thought: Do you have a favorite “ice cream” ingredient? I’d love to hear, please share your comments below!