Banana Ice Cream Ninja Creami Recipe

Ninja Creami Banana Ice Cream: Super Simple Recipe!

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By Adam

What You Will Love About This Recipe


  • SIMPLE – One Ingredient Banana Ice Cream Base.
  • EASY – Very quick prep, no measuring cups, fast clean up.
  • VERSITILE – Banana is a great base for a lot of different flavors!

What You Need To Make This Ice Cream

Equipment

Ingredients

  1. Bananas

Banana Ice Cream

Super simple banana "Nice Cream" recipe for the Ninja Creami makes the perfect base for mix-ins and experiments! Can be made completely vegan, dairy free, and no added sugar if desired.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Freeze Time 1 day
Total Time 1 day 11 minutes
Course Dessert, Ice Cream

Ingredients
  

  • 4-6 Ripe Bananas

Instructions
 

  • Add peeled ripe bananas into Ninja Creami Pint container
  • Mash the bananas and pack down to remove any air pockets, fill the pint with mashed bananas to the scoopable line (or below).
  • Freeze for 24+ hours
  • Assemble: Remove the lid from your frozen pint and place the pint in the outer bowl, install the paddle/blade on the lid and lock the lid on the outer bowl. Insert the bowl into the Ninja base and lock by rotating the handle to the right.
  • Process with Ninja CREAMi: Use the Sorbet Setting and allow the Ninja to work it’s magic.
  • Re-spin (optional): Process again using the Re-spin button. This recipe had an OK texture after the initial CREAMi processes but it was so smooth and creamy after the re-spin.
  • Mix-Ins (optional): Add mix-ins and process with the Mix-in Button. Mix-in Ideas: Chocolate Chips, Peanut Butter Chips, Reese's Pieces, Peanut Butter Cups , Frozen Fruit.
Keyword Dairy Free, Dessert, Ice Cream, Ninja CREAMi, Sorbet, Vegan

Mix-ins

This is a super simple base that can be eaten as is or used with any number of mix-ins. I really like banana’s with chocolate and peanut butter but it also works well with almost any fruit. Here are some of my favorites:

  • Chocolate: Chocolate Chips, Dark Chocolate Bar (chopped), Cacao Nibs
  • Peanut butter: Peanut Butter Chips, Reese’s Pieces, Peanut Butter Cups, Peanuts
  • Frozen Fruit: Mango, Raspberry, Blueberry, Strawberry
  • Cookies: Ready-to-eat Cookie Dough, Sandwich Cookies (Oreo or similar)
  • Nuts: Candied Pecans, Chopped Peanuts, Chopped Walnuts

Toppings

If you don’t feel like running the mix-in setting on the Creami you can just add any of the mix-in ideas above as a topping. There are also some ingredients that work better as toppings like:

  • Syrups/Sauces: Chocolate, Caramel, Strawberry Ect.
  • Fruit Jams
  • Banana Foster Sauce
  • Maple Syrup
  • Honey

Variations

  • Chocolate: mix in cocoa powder or chocolate syrup prior to freezing
  • Peanut Butter: mix peanut butter powder in prior to freezing
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter: add both cocoa powder and peanut butter powder prior to freezing
  • Strawberry Banana: mash ripe strawberries in with the bananas
  • Serve alongside a scoop of Vanilla ice cream or this Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream!

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About the author

Adam is a writer for ISCREAMI and other websites. He makes ice cream, healthy frozen desserts, and drinks for his family.

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