Homemade muffins right out of the oven are fantastic, but who has time to make everything them from complete scratch? Streamline the process with ice cream as the everything-but-flour and have yourself some bomb muffins in under half an hour.

Banana, Chocolate Chip, and Walnut muffins

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:20 minutes
  • Total Time:25 minutes
  • Servings:12 muffins
  • Easy


  • 1 1/2 cup self-rising flour
  • 2 cup Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey ice cream, softened
Photo by Rebecca Siminov
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F degrees.

  • Step 2

    In a bowl, place the flour and then add two cups of ice cream and stir gently until just combined.

    GIF by Rebecca Simonov
  • Step 3

    Using an ice cream scoop, scoop mixture into greased muffin tin.

    GIF by Rebecca Simonov
  • Step 4

    Bake for 18-22 minutes or until the tops of the muffins spring back when you touch them.

    GIF by Rebecca Simonov
  • Step 5


    • Caramel and cinnamon bun muffins — use Ben & Jerry’s Cinnamon Buns ice cream
    • Oreo mint muffins — use Ben & Jerry’s Mint Chocolate Cookie ice cream
    • Chocolate peanut butter muffins — use Ben & Jerry’s Peanut Butter World ice cream
    • Strawberry cheesecake muffins — use Ben & Jerry’s Strawberry Cheesecake ice cream