Freezing bananas transforms them into a sorbetlike treat in this easy, healthy dessert. Make sure to use very ripe bananas with lots of brown spots.

Maren Ellingboe
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
4 hrs 15 mins
Yield:
Serves 3 to 4 (makes 1 1/2 to 2 cups) (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whirl bananas in a food processor until smooth and very creamy, 5 to 7 minutes, scraping down inside of bowl and letting them stand briefly if needed to soften.

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  • Add flavorings and pulse a few seconds to blend. Transfer to an airtight container and freeze until firm enough to scoop, about 3 hours.

  • Make ahead: Up to 1 week, frozen airtight; if icy, let soften at room temperature briefly, then break into chunks and whirl in food processor until smooth.

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