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Chunky Banana Chip Ice Cream Recipe

Chunky Banana Chip Ice Cream Recipe

If a banana split is on your no-no list, treat yourself to this lower-in-fat option dreamed up by our Test Kitchen staff. Each smooth and creamy scoop is generously sprinkled with semisweet chocolate chips. Your freezer won't be off-limits when this ice cream is in it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling Process: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 can (14 ounces) fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 envelope whipped topping mix (Dream Whip)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 medium firm bananas, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the first six ingredients on high speed for 3 minutes. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 2. Stir bananas into milk mixture. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer; freeze according to the manufacturer’s directions. Stir in chocolate chips. Allow to ripen in ice cream freezer or firm up in the refrigerator freezer for 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 301 calories, 5 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.