Funfetti Cake Batter Ice Cream (Made with Bananas)

You may be noticing a funfetti theme here. And you know what, I’m not ashamed of it. Who doesn’t love something with bright multi-colored sprinkles in it. But the best part about this recipe is the fact that it is made with bananas. I know what you’re thinking – “Ok, then it must be disgusting. Why would I eat it?” Well, yes, you’re right, it’s not the same as ice cream. BUT it still tastes delicious in its own way (and you can trust me because normally I’m a doubter when people try to make desserts healthy).

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Recipe adapted from here.

Ingredients (makes 3-4 servings)
5 frozen bananas (I recommend peeling them, cutting them in half, and then freezing them overnight in a ziplock bag)
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons sprinkles, plus more for decorating the top

1. Place the frozen bananas in a food processor and pulse until creamy.

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2. Add the vanilla extract, butter, almond extract, maple syrup, and baking soda.Β Add the sprinkles and pulse just until mixed.

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3. If you’re ok with a smooth consistency, serve immediately. If you’d like it to be a bit firmer, place the ice cream in a small tupperware and put it in the freezer until it reaches the desired texture. I sprinkled a few more sprinkles on top when I served it.

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