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Banana, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Ice Cream Banana Splits #IceCreamWeek

Insanely decadent banana ice cream filled with chocolate and peanut butter cups. Then the ice cream gets turned into a banana split complete with banana caramel and chocolate sauce.

Ingredients

For the Chocolate Covered Bananas:

  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup chocolate

For the Banana, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Ice Cream:

For the Homemade Whipped Cream:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons sugar

For the Splits:

  • Ice Cream
  • Caramel Sauce
  • Hot Fudge Sauce
  • Whipped Cream
  • Bananas

Instructions

For the Chocolate Covered Bananas:

  • Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.
  • Cut the banana into pieces.
  • Dunk the banana pieces in the chocolate, then lay them on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Stick the chocolate covered bananas in the freezer till needed.

For the Banana, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Ice Cream:

  • In a stand mixer combine the whole milk, sugar, vanilla extract and banana extract, spin on medium high using a whisk attachment until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add the heavy cream and pinch of salt, whisk on medium high to start until it starts to thicken a bit, then turn on high until it becomes almost like whipping cream.
  • Cover and stick in the fridge for at least an hour, or as long as overnight.
  • Remove and transfer the liquid to an ice cream machine. Turn on and allow to churn for about 10 minutes.
  • Toss in the mini peanut butter cups and chocolate covered bananas. Allow to mix until incorporated.
  • Cover again and pop in the freezer until it hardens.

For the Homemade Whipped Cream:

  • In a stand mixer combine the heavy cream and sugar. Whisk on medium initially, then turn to high as it thickens. Whip until fluffy. Cover and set aside till needed.

For the Splits:

  • Cut bananas in half. Lay in dishes.
  • Scoop three big scoops of ice cream into thee dishes.
  • Pour some caramel and hot fudge over top.
  • Add some whipping cream.
  • Toss on some extra mini peanut butter cups.
  • Serve with a big old "banana" smile!

Notes

This is step heavy if you make it all from scratch. But it's so worth it!
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