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Chunky Banana Cream Freeze Recipe

Chunky Banana Cream Freeze Recipe

With its sweet banana-almond flavor and chunky texture, this appealing frozen dessert is a crowd-pleaser. People who ask me for the recipe can't believe how easy it is to make. —Kristen Bloom, APO, AP
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 medium bananas, peeled and frozen
  • 1/3 cup almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons finely shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons raisins

Directions

  • 1. Place the bananas, milk, coconut, peanut butter and vanilla in a food processor; cover and process until blended.
  • 2. Transfer to a freezer container; stir in walnuts and raisins. Freeze for 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: 3 cups.
Editor's Note: Look for unsweetened coconut in the baking or health food section.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 181 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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