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Choc-banana Nice Cream with Caramel Sauce

septiembre 2, 2022

This healthy dairy-free chocolate ice-cream uses sweet dates to create a no-cook caramel sauce.


5 ripe bananas

1 tbsp cocoa powder

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

Cacao nibs, to serve
‘Caramel’ Sauce

7 fresh medjool dates, pitted, roughly chopped

1/4 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp maple syrup

1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk


Step 1
Line a baking tray with baking paper. Peel and cut bananas into 4cm pieces. Place, in a single layer, on prepared tray. Freeze for 4 hours or overnight.
Step 2
Meanwhile, make ‘Caramel’ Sauce: Place dates, salt, vanilla, syrup and milk in a small food processor. Process until smooth.
Step 3
Place frozen banana, cocoa and milk in a food processor. Process, scraping down sides occasionally, until smooth and creamy.
Step 4
Working quickly, spoon into serving dishes. Drizzle with sauce. Sprinkle with cacao nibs. Serve immediately.