Cheat's banana & peanut brittle ice cream

Cheat's banana & peanut brittle ice cream

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 2

If your bananas are on the verge of being overripe, peel them, pop them in an airtight container and freeze them to make this delicious dessert, quick as a flash

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal413
  • fat14g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs60g
  • sugars54g
  • fibre6g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.2g
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  • 30g caster sugar
  • 30g roasted salted peanuts
  • 30g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids minimum)
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  1. Melt the sugar in a small frying pan over a medium heat until caramelised. Add the peanuts, then immediately and carefully tip the brittle onto a piece of non-stick baking parchment and leave to cool.

  2. In a microwaveable bowl, melt the dark chocolate in the microwave for 1 min. Stir it well, then set aside.

  3. Remove the bananas from the freezer and blitz in a food processor until they are the consistency of ice cream. Break the cooled brittle into shards and drizzle each bowl of ice cream with some melted chocolate. Mmm!

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