Who doesn't think about eating without guilt and at the same time giving a boost to the diet? These recipes for banana and cinnamon ice cream are excellent for this purpose. Banana, in addition to satiating, helps in muscle rebuilding and prevents cramps because it has potassium in its composition. In addition, it is very tasty and an incredible source of vitamins and minerals.
The cinnamon scalding, antioxidant and speeds up the metabolism. Its strong flavor also puts it first when it makes you want to add a spice to a sweet. Therefore, there are only good reasons to try these recipes that will freshen up on hot days and are very easy to prepare.
How to make homemade banana cinnamon ice cream
The best part about these Banana Cinnamon Ice Cream Recipes is that you only need frozen bananas and cinnamon. The rest of the ingredients that you can add are optional, since the banana alone, after freezing and mashing it, is already a ready-to-eat ice cream. Cinnamon will give you a spectacular flavor, in addition to that powerful effect on metabolism, mentioned above.
Simple cinnamon banana ice cream recipe
This is a very simple version, requiring no sugar or any liquid ingredients to mix and emulsify. The lemon only serves to not darken the bananas and also offers a mild flavor.
- Frozen banana: 100 grams;
- Lemon juice: 1 unit;
- Ground cinnamon: 1 tablespoon;
- Chopped almonds: to taste.
- Chop the banana into slices.
- Cover with the juice and lemon.
- After freezing, beat in the blender with the cinnamon until it forms a cream.
- Sprinkle with chopped almonds to serve.
If you want to add chocolate to your recipe, it is also very simple as you only need to add some chopped chocolate to the grinder along with the banana and cinnamon. To keep with the idea of a healthy recipe, choose a semi-dark chocolate that contains a higher cocoa content.
Banana ice cream with cinnamon and almond milk
For a creamier recipe, you can use a liquid, like almond milk, which is very tasty, lactose free and still you get a very simple and complete vegan recipe.
- Frozen sliced bananas: 2 units;
- Cinnamon powder: 1 spoon (coffee);
- Almond milk: 4 tablespoons.
You will only need these three ingredients to prepare the recipe, and you can serve it when it is ready.
Version with milk and honey.
With cow's milk it also works very well, although you can use non-dairy milk whenever you want. The other detail that makes the difference in the flavor and creaminess of this option is honey, which if it is a vegan recipe, can be replaced by cane molasses.
This recipe uses 2 frozen bananas, 1/4 cup of milk, honey, and cinnamon to taste.
Then simply beat everything in the blender and voila. Honey is good to put in little by little and taste to avoid the hype that can make the taste disgusting.
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