Summer is the perfect time to indulge in sweet, frozen treats. For some, ice cream is a bowl of torture. But it doesn’t have to be with this ice cream!
You will LOVE this dairy free ice cream recipe.
We made this version of dairy-free ice cream at the request of my daughter. She actually told me what we needed to do. Every step. I have included affiliate links to help you find what you need to enjoy this recipe too!
What You Need
other additions such as strawberries, blueberries, chocolate syrup, whatever you want to add!
This is the perfect time to use those little toddler safety knives. She was so excited to use a knife all by herself! If you’re short on time, you can both cut the bananas into circles. But if you have time, let your children cut them. They will LOVE the independence. Although it was a little hard for this mama to let go of the control, my daughter cut all the bananas.
I covered a cooking sheet with aluminum foil and we put down a layer of the cut bananas and popped them into the freezer. They were probably frozen after an hour, but we waited until the next day. It was a special “if you really take a nap this afternoon we can make some ice cream tonight” treat.
I’m not a huge banana or a smoothie person. So this was interesting. My daughter opened the refrigerator and grabbed the orange juice. That sounded like it would work. Bananas and oranges. But there wasn’t a lot in the carton.
My Baby Girl LOVED getting to pour the liquids in.
We blended everything together, making sure it was smooth.
My kids LOVED it. The orange juice and coconut milk gave it a tropical flavor. It was pretty good!
My daughter is already asking to make it again.
Do you think you’ll try it? What flavors will you add in?