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Healthier Mint Chocolate Chip 'Ice Cream'

We like a cold treat and ice cream is RancherMan's favorite.  Here's how I make a delicious healthier mock ice cream using frozen bananas. #TexasHomesteader

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, ice cream, mint, nice cream
Prep Time 5 minutes
Freeze Time 4 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author www.TexasHomesteader.com


  • 2 peeled & frozen bananas, chopped into 1/4" coins
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 4-oz box Vanilla Instant Pudding Mix
  • 1/2 cup Milk, infused with crushed fresh mint leaves
  • 4 Mini Chocolate Candy-Bar Pieces, chopped fine
  • Additional Mint Leaves, optional


  1. Bring out frozen bananas and chop into approximately 1/4" rounds. Strain mint leaves from infused milk and add milk and frozen bananas to blender or food processor. Add 1 tablespoon vanilla and optional mint leaves if desired and blend until smooth.

  2. Add instant pudding mix (or 1/2 cup of your own homemade instant pudding mix) and blend again until thoroughly combined. Pour into freezer-safe container and stir in chocolate pieces.
  3. Freeze for about an hour, then bring ice cream out of the freezer and stir more solidly frozen outer section of the ice cream into less-frozen inner section and return to freezer until completely frozen.