Too many overripe bananas? No problem. You’ll go bananas for these three, easy banana ice cream recipes that will save you from wasting food when you don’t use all your nanas before they get too ripe. All you need is a blender, and you get as creative with ingredient choices as you want. No nuts, dried fruit, cereal, candy or cookie crumble is too crazy. And if you use almond milk (or any nut milk for that matter), all three recipes are dairy free. Shout out to all you vegans and lactose intolerant people.

Get your spoon ready to devour this pretty much perfect summer treat.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

  • Prep Time:2 hours
  • Cook Time:2 minutes
  • Total Time:2 hours and 2 minutes
  • Servings:4 servings
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon liquid agave
Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 1

Take out overripe bananas and cut into coin size pieces.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 2

Place bananas on a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper and freeze for a minimum of 2 hours.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 3

Add frozen bananas, unsweetened almond milk, cocoa powder,  peanut butter and liquid agave.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 4

Blend until creamy consistency and scrape down sides with spatula.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 5

You can eat the ice cream soft serve style or stick it in the freezer to thicken it up.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Banana Coffee Almond Chip Ice Cream

  • Prep Time:2 hours
  • Cook Time:2 minutes
  • Total Time:2 hours and 2 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 3 bananas
  • 1 tablespoon liquid agave
  • 4 tablespoon brewed coffee
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 1

Take out overripe bananas and cut into coin size pieces.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 2

Place bananas on a baking sheet with parchment paper and freeze for a minimum of 2 hours.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 3

Add frozen bananas, unsweetened almond milk, brewed coffee, vanilla extract and liquid agave.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 4

Blend until creamy consistency and scrape down sides with spatula.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 5

Slice almonds and grab mini chocolate chips to mix in after blended.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 6

You can eat the ice cream soft serve style or stick it in the freezer to thicken it up.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Banana Nut Ice Cream

  • Prep Time:2 hours
  • Cook Time:2 minutes
  • Total Time:2 hours and 2 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 3 bananas
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 1

Take out overripe bananas and cut into coin size pieces.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 2

Place bananas on a baking sheet with parchment paper and freeze for a minimum of 2 hours.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 3

Blend bananas until creamy and add maple syrup and cinnamon as you blend.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller

Step 4

Chop walnuts and grab mini chocolate chips to mix in after blended.

Step 5

You can eat the ice cream soft serve style or stick it in the freezer to thicken it up.

Photo by Lauren Peller
Photo by Lauren Peller