Select the "Table of Contents" tab above for the complete list of recipes. Alternately, select a "Category" tab below, or use the "Index" in the left column to search by ingredient. *WP* in the title indicates the recipe is from our Weight Management Plan. Main Dishes average 300-350 calories & Desserts average 100-150 calories.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Homemade Chocolate Banana Ice Cream
5 large bananas, or 10 small
1 can sweetened condensed milk (395 grams or 14 ounces)
1/4 cup whole milk (60 milliliter or 2 ounces)
3/4 cup cocoa powder (180 milliliter or 6 ounces)
1/2 cup chopped nuts, walnuts or pecans (optional)
Peel and slice bananas in a large bowl. Mash the bananas into a puree. Stir in the milks and mix well. Gradually add the cocoa powder until well blended. Transfer the mixture to ice cream maker bowl and freeze according to manufacturer instructions. If you are adding nuts, you should add them when the ice cream is soft set so they can be evenly distributed.
Yield: About a quart
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