Thursday, January 10, 2013

what happened to all the bananas?

they all got turned into banana swirls, of course.
sam learned this recipe on daniel tiger's neighborhood a few days before christmas, and he was slightly (ever so slightly) obsessed with making them (despite the fact that he really didn't seem all that interested in eating them).
in any case, it was a fun activity. and luckily, i thought it was pretty tasty.

here's how you do it:
  • take a banana and break it into pieces
  • put the pieces into a tupperware and put them in the freezer
  • after they're frozen (i can't remember how long we were able to wait before sam's head threatened to explode with excitement, i think it may have been four hours or so), toss them in the blender (i used my immersion blender) and swirl those suckers up until they're the consistency of slightly melty ice cream

it tastes like banana ice cream (but clearly much better for you than real ice cream. that is until you get the idea that it would taste like a banana split if you added some chocolate sauce, and maybe some peanuts, and a cherry on get the idea).
now go and try it. you know you want to.

1 comment:

Missy said...

finally tried it! I added a little bit of cocoa powder and some walnuts on top and it was delicious! I'm thinking it would make a fun last day of school breakfast or something...


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