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3 Nice Cream Recipes To Try For Dessert!

3 Nice Cream Recipes To Try For Dessert!

3 Nice Cream Recipes To Try For Dessert!
Nice Cream Recipe

Do you ever get a sweet craving after you’ve finished dinner? Maybe you feel like a bowl of ice cream is just the thing to satisfy your craving but you don’t have any in the freezer?!

You are in luck — I have the solution to this dilemma! If you haven’t heard of nice cream yet, I’m about to introduce you to your new favourite healthy dessert. 

There are so many reasons to enjoy nice cream. You can whip it up with just a few ingredients and you don’t need an ice cream maker either. Keep reading to learn more!

What is nice cream?

Also known as banana ice cream, nice cream is made by blending frozen bananas until they resemble soft serve. You end up with a bowl of dairy-free dessert that is sweet and has a texture like ice cream.

Banana Ice Cream

While nice cream is usually made using frozen bananas, you can also make nice cream from other frozen fruit, like frozen mango or strawberry! The best thing about nice cream is that it uses healthier alternatives for flavouring — a great way to satisfy a sweet craving

It is super simple to make nice cream at home, which means that you can have a healthy dessert in minutes! You can choose to add different ingredients to nice cream to create your own flavour combinations so you can switch it up depending on what you feel like that day!

Follow the nice cream recipe ideas I have below and I’m sure you will love them as much as I do!

Raspberry And Banana Ice Cream

Raspberry And Banana Nice Cream

If you’re a big fan of a fruity sorbet, using a banana ice cream base is a great healthy option! 

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium banana, peeled, chopped and frozen
  • 65g (½ cup) frozen raspberries
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 250ml (1 cup) coconut water

Method: 

  1. Place the banana, raspberries, coconut sugar and coconut water in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately. 

Raspberries are so delicious in this recipe but you can try whichever fruit you like. You might like to use mixed berries or kiwifruit to add more vitamin-rich ingredients and lots of colour!

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Mango And Macadamia Nice Cream

Mango And Macadamia Nice Cream

It’s no secret that I love mango and this is another healthy, totally yummy way to enjoy it!

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium banana, peeled, chopped and frozen
  • 75g (½ cup) frozen mango pieces
  • 125ml (½ cup) coconut milk. 
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 5-6 (10g) macadamia nuts, chopped

Method:

  1. Place the banana, mango, coconut milk and maple syrup in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth and creamy. 
  2. To serve, place the nice cream in a bowl or cup. Sprinkle over the chopped macadamia nut and serve immediately. 

Adding some coconut milk to this nice cream recipe not only makes it extra creamy but it also helps your blender to process the frozen banana chunks.

Mint Choc Chip Nice Cream

Mint Choc-Chip Nice Cream

There is something so refreshing about mint but you might not think to add it to dessert. This is the encouragement you need to try it!

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ medium bananas, peeled, chopped and frozen
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped
  • 125 ml (½ cup) coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cacao nibs

Method:

  1. Place the banana, cacao powder, mint, coconut milk and maple syrup in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth and creamy. 
  2. To serve, place the nice cream in a bowl or cup and sprinkle over the cacao nibs. Serve immediately. 

Cacao nibs are such a great pantry staple! They are such a quick topping,  especially if you make smoothie bowls or healthy desserts regularly.

Tips for making banana ice cream

Choose ripe bananas! Ripe or overripe bananas make for a sweeter nice cream. So next time you have some bananas that ripen too quickly, you can either make them into my healthy banana bread or banana ice cream! 

If you want to try out a nice cream recipe but you aren’t planning to eat it right away, it can be made ahead of time. Pop it into an airtight container and store the nice cream in the freezer — it can last for up to a week. 

Also, make sure you use a blender that can handle frozen fruit chunks. Handheld or stick blenders aren’t the best to make nice cream because often they don’t have enough power. If you notice that your blender is struggling, try dividing the frozen fruit into smaller batches.

Find your favourite nice cream recipe!

Now that I have given you three different healthy recipe ideas, I hope you find a flavour combination that you love! Don’t be scared to get creative and try out a few ideas for yourself. 

Love, Kayla xx 

* Results may vary. Strict adherence to the nutrition and exercise guide are required for best results.

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