Three Ingredient Banana Ice Cream!

  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 5m

Hurray! The sun is finally shining here in England 🙂 In the summer sunshine, nothing beats a lovely ice cream.. but what about all the sugar and fat that usually comes with it? Never fear.. this healthy ice cream recipe is here!


This healthy banana ice-cream is practically fat-free and it tastes amazing. It’s also really fun to make and you can even jazz it up your own way with chocolate chips or sprinkles 🙂 It really is healthy food in a naughty disguise (!)


To make more ice-cream simply double the quantities listed below (nutritional stats do not include the ‘optional’ ingredients).



  • 3-4 large ripe, frozen bananas*
  • 1 tbsp fat-free fromage frais/yoghurt**
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) orange or clementine juice**
  • Optional: dark chocolate chips, sprinkle of cinnamon, peanut butter or PB2***

*Make sure to peel your bananas first before slicing them up and freezing them in a plastic bag lined with non-stick paper (baking paper/grease proof paper)

**These are optional! You can just blend frozen bananas for a delicious creamy treat.. just like you do in the Yonanas!

**I would mix the PB2 with a little water/milk first (PB2 is lower fat/calorie peanut butter!)



Step 1

Leave the frozen banana chunks to stand at room temperature for 2-3 minutes before adding them to a food processor or blender

Step 2

Blend for a couple of minutes, scraping down the sides with a spatula so that the mixture 'creams' at the bottom and then add your fromage frais and orange/celemtine juice (optional)

Step 3

Blend (adding your optional ingredients half-way through if using)

Step 4

Eat immediately (with a sprinkle of cinnamon/sprinkles) or freeze in a container for later (can be kept for up to 1 month)


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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    115 Kcal
  • Carbs

  • Protein

  • Fibre


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Comments (12)

  1. posted by Emma Drake on May 6, 2013

    I’m so trying this today and adding a tsp of peanut butter! 🙂

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 6, 2013

      YUM! Let me know how it goes – thanks for your great suggestion Emma!

  2. posted by Chrissylilly on May 6, 2013

    Yum! Looks delicious! dying to get my hand on a yonanas machine!!! xx

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 6, 2013

      Now is the right time! My sister has stolen mine but I will be getting it back next weekend to make some sorbets! 🙂 x

  3. posted by Deja on May 6, 2013

    Mmm, looks delicious! Have to try it out 🙂
    Thank you for the recipe! x

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 6, 2013

      It really is delicious! Do let me know how it goes for you, thanks for your comment 🙂 Nic x

  4. posted by Angelina on May 19, 2013

    How long are you suppose to freeze the banana slizes? can you leave them over night and make the ice-cream in the morning? Looks delicious!!

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 19, 2013

      Yes! That’s what I did – just leave them to thaw a little before adding them to the food processor. Let me know how it goes! Nic x

  5. posted by Hannah on February 18, 2014

    This ice cream is amazing! Chocolate PB2 adds a “snickers-like” taste and calorie free maple syrup swirled through adds sweetness <3

  6. posted by Sarah on March 29, 2015

    Finally got round to trying this. I blended the banana with some frozen dark cherries and a small honey Greek yoghurt which was lush and very filling! Looking forward to trying it with peanut butter and never buying Ben and jerrys again!

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on March 29, 2015

      Ooh that sounds lush Sarah!!! Hehe, enjoy!! xx


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