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Vanilla Banana Ice Cream Decorated With Slices In Bowl

Banana Ice Cream

Delicious, rich, creamy, and crunchy is what you can expect when you taste this tasty banana ice cream.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Freeze Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 25 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 8
Calories 249 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • cup brown sugar
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup half and half
  • cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp heavy cream
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste

Instructions
 

  • Whisk the brown sugar, white sugar, and egg yolks in a large bowl until pale yellow in color. 
  • Whisk in the cornstarch just until combined and set it aside. 
  • Place the sea salt, half and half, cinnamon, and nutmeg into a medium saucepan and heat it over medium-low for 4-5 minutes until bubbles appear around the perimeter of the cream mixture.
  • Ladle a little bit of the spiced cream mixture and whisk to combine. 
  • Gradually pour the remaining spiced cream mixture into the egg yolks until combined. 
  • Return the banana ice cream base to the pot, place it on the stove, and cook for 5-8minutes, constantly stirring until it thickens slightly. 
  • Remove the banana ice cream base from the stove, pour it into a fine-mesh strainer set over a bowl, and allow the banana ice cream base to cool completely.
  • Place the bananas into a food processor and process them into a smooth puree.  
  • Addthe banana puree and vanilla bean paste to the banana ice cream, cover it withcling wrap pressing the wrap directly on the banana ice cream base andrefrigerate it overnight.
  • Churn the banana ice cream in an ice cream machine, according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Transfer the banana ice cream to a freezer-safe container and freeze it for 4-6 hours before scooping. 

Notes

  • Use overripe bananas. They will enhance the sweetness and flavor of the ice cream. 
  • You can top this ice cream with pecans, cashews, walnuts, or macadamia nuts.

Nutrition

Serving: 114gCalories: 249kcalCarbohydrates: 30.44gProtein: 3.12gFat: 13.66gSaturated Fat: 5.63gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.9gMonounsaturated Fat: 5.4gCholesterol: 926mgSodium: 81mgPotassium: 106mgFiber: 1.7gSugar: 23.53gVitamin A: 406IUVitamin C: 3.4mgCalcium: 66mgIron: 0.53mg
Keyword Banana Ice Cream
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